In court with Assumpta Buchanan

Closing subs on firearm defers to Nov 26 Closing submissions on the matter of a man accused of possessing firearm in his vehicle in Honiara last June had been deferred to November 26. The hearing of the closing submissions was supposed to be made on Monday. However, Principal Magistrate Felix Hollison who had just returned…

PFIZER IS HERE

US provide 100,620 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to Solomons  THE country on Tuesday finally received the 100,620 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines from the United States Government through the COVAX Facility. This was made possible through a partnership co-led by the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and…

Report on Malaita MPG minister’s appointments misleading

The Ministry of Provincial Governments and Institutional Strengthening (MPGIS) dismisses a newspaper report by reporter Eddie Osifelo in the Island Sun newspaper who claimed that Minister Rollen Seleso delays the endorsement of MARA Government appointments. The MPGIS has already engaged in the process of formally appointing new ministers submitted by Premier Daniel Suidani. But unlike…

PM addresses OUR Party Convention

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has addressed the OUR Party Convention at the Cowboys & Grill today. Prime Minister Sogavare who is also the OUR Party Wing Leader said the political party grew from a humble and challenging beginning to the largest Political Party in the current National Parliament. The Prime Minister said in 2019, after…

SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

The National Scholarship Division (NSD) at the Solomon Islands Tertiary Education and Skills Authority (SITESA), Ministry of Education has announced that scholarship application for next year is now open. In a public announcement yesterday SITESA said it now welcomes and invite applications from Solomon Islands citizens only for Scholarship Awards that will be made available…

ONE DEAD IN LOVE AFFAIR ROW

Two others seriously injured from knife wound ONE person is dead and two others are badly injured following a fight fueled by a ‘love affair’ case in Arosi, Makira Ulawa Province, Monday. Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) in Kirakira yesterday confirmed the incident. An officer told the Solomon Star in an interview late yesterday…

Rafa is back

HENDERSON Eels FC’s top striker, Raphael Lea’I is back in the race for the Telekom S-league (TSL) Golden Boot Race after missing more than 10 matches due to his commitment with the country’s national futsal team’s World Cup campaign. Raphael Lea’i marked his return with two goals after recovering from a fractured arm sustained during…