PMO and SIBC

DEAR EDITOR, News of the Prime Minister omitting the Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation comes as a great shock to me. It arouses fear in me. Fear that the ideology of communism has taken over the political leadership of our beloved country. They have sold our freedom to China for development. Development that we ourselves through…

PM acts on pledge

Schools receive $10K vouchers PRIME MINISTER Manasseh Sogavare has acted on the $10K pledge for sports equipment for schools he made during last year’s National Secondary School Games. Prime Minister Sogavare handed the vouchers to the 43 schools that participated in last year’s school Games on Friday after his brief visit to the Pacific Games…

Voters in West urged to update, register

WITH the provincial election coming up in December for Choiseul and Western Provinces, eligible voters are being urged to come forward to register and update their status. That’s according to the Western Province (WP) Registration Manager, Patrick Toiraena. The registration for the Biometric Voters Registration (BVR) was officially launched on Tuesday 2nd August. He called…

MALARIA KILLS ONE

Outbreak at Aligegeo PSS claims student’s life ALIGEGEO Provincial Secondary School (PSS) is in danger following the death of a student this week. A likely Malaria outbreak reported at the Aligegeo Provincial Secondary School (PSS) in Malaita Province has already claimed one life while many more have been infected.  School Principal Alick Bebesia confirmed the…

MALARIA OUTBREAK

Aligegeo school suspend classes A likely Malaria outbreak at Aligegeo Provincial Secondary School (PSS) in Malaita Province has forced the school to suspend classes for two days.  School principal Alick Bebesia told Solomon Star Auki that an average number of students and staff are currently down with high fever, cough and cold. Mr Bebesia said…

Juvenile sentenced for 1 year

A 15-year-old boy was sentenced to one year in prison for being part of group of men who broke into a liquor shop at Kukum and stole 83 cartoons of alcohol. The juvenile who cannot be named for legal reasons was sentenced after pleading guilty to one count of shop breaking. Principal Magistrate Fatima Taeburi…

Bloody Ridge Community a safe place-Maetabu

THE Bloody Ridge Community is a safe place to live and this is attributed to its establishment of community security task-force. The Bloody Ridge community security taskforce operates 24 hours daily to ensure community peace and order for residents and has been registered with the Company Haus. Bloody Ridge Community Security Taskforce Constable Moses Maetabu…