New beds for Labour ward

  THE Labour ward at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) was boosted this week with the donation of five new maternity beds to be used by pregnant mothers when delivering their babies. The donation was made possible through the owner of Deli In The Plaza supermarket located at Panatina Plaza Irene Stephenson. The donation was…

More reports of NGE incidents with police

Police have recorded a total of 190 reports of incidents connected to the National General Elections (NGE). Speaking at his weekly conference yesterday, Police Commissioner Matthew Varley said this has resulted in the establishment of 203 cases for various types of investigation or police inquiry. “Sixty-three of those reports were for related disturbances and breaches…

KADERE OPEN FOR TALKS

Party president says they are not in any hotel camp By AATAI J. LAUNGI   KADERE Party is not camping in any hotel at the moment, its president Peter Boyers says. And he said about half of the newly elected MPs are still in their home constituencies. Asked about the possibility of his party leading the…

Tran hosts victory party, thanks voters

FOLLOWING his landslide victory during last week’s election returning Member of Parliament (MP) for West Honiara hosted a reception to celebrate his victory while thanking his more than 5600 voters. The victory reception was held at his compound in Rove, West Honiara at 1pm. During the packed reception Mr Tran delivered a brief speech to…

New MP meets constituents

HUNDREDS of North East Guadalcanal constituents gathered at the Ruavatu Catholic Parish in North East Guadalcanal to meet their newly elected Member of Parliament(MP) Jamie Vokia on Wednesday afternoon. Speaking to all the constituents Mr Vokia thanked and assured the people that under his leadership no one will be left out as everyone will be…

Tuke praises voters for peaceful election 

WESTERN Provincial Election Manager Gideon Tuke has praised the people of the province for a peaceful election last week. The country went to the polls last Wednesday to elect the 50 new Members of Parliament. Tuke praised voters from Gatokae to Shortland for their co-operation, positive turn out to vote and maintaining law and order…

Police calm tense situation

POLICE say they managed to contain a possible tension between two rival parties after the death of a male person at Sulufou Island in North East Malaita in an election related incident on Monday 8 April 2019. Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Simpson Pogeava who is currently Commander of the National General Election Police Operation…

In Court with Assumpta Buchanan

* Youth to be sentenced* Step-grandmother’s fate further deferred* Sae appeal ruling likely, Friday   * Pre-trial in casino case Youth to be sentenced THE young man who set fire to a dwelling house and a kitchen hut in Guadalcanal in 2017 will be sentenced today. M.R was only 17 years of age when he committed the…

Police probe election related death in Malaita

POLICE are investigating the death of a male person between Sulufou and Oema artificial Islands in Malaita Province on 8 April 2019.  Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Joseph Manelugu who is currently Commander of the National General Election Police Operation Centre (POC) says on the afternoon of 8 April 2019, an argument broke out between…

Election death on Sulufou

POLICE are now on the artificial island of Sulufou in the Baegu/Asifola Constituency to investigate the first election-related violence and death of one person. The death, which occurred on Monday afternoon, followed days of confrontation between supporters of two losing candidates on the islands. A male supporter of one of the losing candidates lost his…