Djokovic guilty, sentence next 

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare’s Chief of Staff Robson Djokovic has yesterday pleaded guilty to the traffic offence against him. Djokovic entered a guilty plea to one count of careless driving before Principal Magistrate Fatima Taeburi. Sentencing submissions and mitigation were then made and the matter further adjourned to August 3 for sentence. Public Prosecutor John…

Wale plead Gov’t to release PPE’s

‘Malaita COVID-19 preparedness hits brick wall’ By ANDREW FANASIA  LEADER of the Parliamentary Opposition Mathew Wale and Member for Aoke/Langalanga beg the Prime Minister on the floor of the Parliament to release the COVID-19 medical equipment to Malaita Province.  Leader of the Parliamentary Opposition Mathew Wale in his debate on the motion to approve the…

1342 people tested for COVID

ABOUT 1342 people were tested for COVID-19 and to date, all have tested negative for COVID-19. That’s according to the Minister for Health and Medical Services Dickson Mua. Mua told the parliament when contributing to the debate on the motion to approve the State of Public Emergency (SoPE) moved by the Prime Minister on Monday.…

ON EMERGENCY MODE

Parliament passes SoPE extension By ANDREW FANASIA PARLIAMENT has passed the motion to extend the State of Public Emergency (SoPE) to another four months following overwhelming support of 42 votes. Parliament debated on the motion since Tuesday. Passing the motion last night means, parliament has given its blessing to approve the proclamation by His Excellency…

MUP premier unhappy with services

THE Premier of Makira Ulawa Province Julian Maka’a has expressed his unhappiness with poor telecommunications services provided by Our Telekom in the province. He uttered the sentiment July 22, 2020, in Kira Kira, the Provincial Capital, while addressing a meeting organized by the Ministry of Aviation and Communications to discuss with his Government the Telecommunications…

In court with Assumpta

One Link boss denies five other chargesSentence next for teen who attacks bro, dad One Link boss denies five other charges ONE Link Pacifica director Gerrad Tauohu has denied the five other charges of false pretence against him on Tuesday. Gerrad entered his not guilty pleas to the five counts of false pretence before Deputy…