Australian Talent visits here

A YOUNG Australian musician Chris Tamwoy arrived yesterday in the capital ahead of the Australia Day celebration. Speaking during an interview at Paoa FM, Tamwoy acknowledged his island heritage and says it contributed to his music. “I grew up with a lot of Papua New Guinea people and listening to the language and their music…

Wife basher jailed

A MAN who hit his pregnant wife with a piece of timber last year whilst under the influence of liquor has been sentenced to 12 months imprisonment. David Maehau was sentenced after pleading guilty to one count of domestic violence, a charge under the Family Protection Act, this week in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court. The…

Police probe death of 50-year-old man

POLICE in Malu’u, north Malaita, are investigating the death of a 50-year-old man at Sulugwalu Village on 20 January 2018. Supervising Provincial Police Commander (PPC), Malaita Province Inspector Peter Kinita says it will be alleged that the deceased was drinking homebrew with his cousins. “After a while he was not feeling well so he went…

Dausabea queries new Electoral Act

THE Electoral Amendment Act 2018 contradicts the national constitution. That’s according to People’s Progressive Party president Charles Dausabea. “The way the Electoral Amendment Act 2018 forbids meetings, awareness, and association contradicts section 13 and 14 of the national constitution,” Dausabea stated. He added section 13 and 14 of the national constitution talks about the protection…

YOUNG EAGLES’ DEFENDER JOINS U17

  THE Junior Malaita Eagles left-back, Stanford Jacob Waleoi is the latest player the National Under-17 head coach, Stanley Waita and his coaching staff has drafted into the National U17 training squad in preparation for the FIFA World Cup in Peru.     Waleoi’s inclusion was confirmed to Star Sports on Monday after SIFF announced the first…

Ngossi youths making huge difference

NGOSSI  Community Youths (NCY) have taken up the challenge and task to voluntarily clean up the National Referral Hospital on Saturday, as part of their youth development and empowering the vulnerable people in the society. Ngossi Youth Coordinator, Obed Odogari told Solomon Star that NCY strives to create a future where their Youths are able…

TAHERAMO AREA HEALTH CENTRE

Life-Saving Services Heading South By ANDREW FANASIA “Avoidable deaths can only be avoided if we have proper health and medical facilities on the island of Ulawa”. This sentiment was echoed by a lone Registered Nurse, Judith Rose Ahukeni of Taheramo area health clinic on Ulawa Island. Ms Rose was doing her house chores at her…

Customers return bad rice, gets refunds

THREE customers in Auki, Malaita province on Monday demanded the refund of their money from Low Price Enterprise, following an unpleasant discovery of bags of rice sold by the superstore. They were astonished when they opened the bags of rice only to found insects inside the bags.  Solomon Star was made known of the incident, by…

Bechedemer dealers urged to pay licence

THOSE currently harvesting or buying bechedemer in Malaita are urged to pay for their business licence. Caretaker premier Peter Ramohia made the call, Monday. “We’ve learned many bechedemer dealers who got their licences from the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) failed to visit the provincial office in Auki before going out to Ontong…