Opposition: Why Sogavare must go

The Opposition has made an urgent call that Manasseh Sogavare should no longer be Prime Minister (PM). In their recent statement, the Opposition press explained that Sogavare’s actions pre 2019 General elections and during his tenure as PM clearly shows a person who has no integrity, honour, and respect for the rule of law and…

Simmering differences are out

DEEP-SEATED differences between Police Commissioner Mostyn Mangau and his Deputy Juanita Matanga have come to a head when the Commissioner’s weekly news conference was cancelled at the last minute, Thursday. There was no explanation for the cancellation. The weekly event is normally held at 11am every Thursday. This was postponed for 3pm on Thursday. But…

WALE TOLD ‘RESIGN’ AS SUIDANI WARNED

Member of Parliament (MP) for Aoke Langalanga has been urged to resign from his seat as MP for Aoke Langalanga, pursuant to section 50(b) of the Constitution. The Prime Minister (PM) issued the call in light of allegations that Matthew Wale was involved in the recent riots and was communicating with the rioters. Prime Minister…

LINTA MABO PASSES ON

LINTA MABO – the 16-year-old school girl whose battle with heart problem has touched so many in and outside Solomon Islands – has lost the fight. She died peacefully at her home village in east Guadalcanal on Tuesday, her Uncle Lemech Den confirmed to Solomon Star yesterday. Mr Den said the family was unable to…

WALE CONGRATULATES PREMIER MESEPITU

Leader of Opposition Hon. Matthew Wale congratulates the newly elected Premier of Western Province, Hon. Christian Burly Mesepitu. The election of the new Premier of Western Province finally took place yesterday bringing to an end a political stand-off that rocked the Province over the past few weeks. In congratulating the new Premier, Mr. Wale says,…

I’M STILL THE PREMIER: GINA

I’m still the legitimate premier of Western Province. This was the statement of Honourable David Gina earlier today (2nd December 2021). Mr Gina said the 18 provincial members who went on to elect the new premier of Western Province Christian Mesepitu are defying a pending High Court case that was heard at 10.30am this morning.…

PM rubbishes rumours of COVID cases

PRIME Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare has dismissed rumors that Solomon Islands has picked up a number of new positive COVID 19 cases from members of the deployment currently assisting the country regain lawlessness in the capital city Honiara. Social media platform reported a number of positive cases of COVID-19 picked up from members of the…