MOVES TO OUST SUIDANI

THE leadership of Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani is under threat following claims the current Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) is behind moves to remove the premier. According to leaked information obtained by the Solomon Star, a senior DCGA minister who has been tasked by the DCGA government is in Auki to meet with four…

History in East Makira

Supporters of the former East Makira MP Charles Maefai have voted to return their late MP’s wife to be their next representative in parliament. Lillian Maefai registered a historic by-election win in the East Makira constituency, becoming the third woman to be elected to the current parliament and setting a new record for women’s representation…

Warriors remain on top

Defending TSL champions, Solomon Warriors FC remain at the top of the TSL tally and are in the driving seat to defend their title after a two-all draw with title challengers Henderson Eels at Lawson Tama on Saturday. It was a tough and equally fought match as Warriors looks to maintain their lead and Henderson Eels…

Suaga hands over documents to NOCSI

A one-time president of National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) Christian Suaga has handed over documents containing history of the first Solomon Islands National Olympic committee to the chairman of the Athletes Commission of the National Olympic Committee Francis Manioru last week. Suaga handed over the document after Manioru visited to pay him respect…

Benefit sharing project launched for Tina villagers

The Community Benefit Sharing Project (CBSP) pilot, designed to enhance the positive impacts of the Tina River Hydro-power Development to the communities in the project area, was launched Friday at Tina Village, Central Guadalcanal. The program has been designed to provide tangible benefits distributed throughout the life of the project to impacted communities and community…

Toyama pleased to support schools here

Japanese ambassador Shigeru Toyama says he was pleased to sign grant contracts with two schools who will receive funding support from his government. He expressed this when signing contracts with reps of Valapata Pimary School in Western Province and the St Josephs Moli in the Choiseul. Valapata Primary School was allocated $690,000 while St Josephs…

32 graduate from Ngalikekero

Ngalikekero Rural Training Centre in North Malaita ended its academic year with a graduation ceremony, Friday. The event saw 32 students graduating in various fields. Fourteen graduated in basic carpentry, six in basic plumbing, five in basic mechanic, three in basic electrical and four in life skills. The centre not only graduated students from North…

Makili shows support for M4D

Local activist Lawrence Makili says he supported the desire of Malaitans for self-determination. Makili declared his support during Malaita for Democracy (M4D) movement dialogue with chiefs and church leaders in Auki, Friday. The dialogue was attended by chiefs, church leaders and women in Malaita. Makili, who comes from the Polynesia atoll of Sikaina in the…

B’villean thank SI for its ‘open arm’

Bougainvillean Francis Utono has thanked Solomon Islands for its open arm to his people during the 10-year Bougainville crisis that saw hundreds of lives lost. Utono, who escaped the war and has since lived in the Western Province, says without the open arms of Solomon Islanders, Bougainvilleans will suffer terribly. During the recent Bougainville referendum…