RSIPF bid farewell to late constable Fafoi

MEMBERS of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) in Auki Malaita Province on Sunday bid farewell to one of their work colleagues late Willie Fafoi who passed away last week. A funeral service was held at the Auki South Sea Evangelical Church (SSEC) on Sunday to officially farewell late Fafoi. The Late Fafoi who served in…

Malaita crowned beach champs

THE MALAITA Beach soccer team is the champions of the Mariner National Beach Soccer Championship after defeating hosts Honiara 5-3 in the grand final at DC Park, Saturday. As expected it was an evenly fought out match between the two rivals. Malaita made it clear to their opponents they are here for the title and…

Man guilty of raping daughter

A MAN has been found guilty last Friday of raping his teenage daughter twice on two different occasions 2016 at a school guest house in the province. The man who cannot be named to protect the identity of her daughter was convicted of two counts of rape after a trial. The court had heard that…

Gizo Corrections welcomes CSSI chief

COMMISSIONER of the Correctional Service Solomon Islands (CSSI) Gabriel Manelusi was given an official welcome when he visited Gizo Correctional Centre (GCC) in Western Province, from 18_ 20 May 2021. According to a CSSI statement yesterday, Mr Manelusi was in Gizo to inform and strategize his officers on the projection of GCC, as well as…

BRUTAL KILLING

  Police investigates death of girl in Niumada, Gizo   ROYAL Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) officer in Gizo, Western province are investigating a brutal killing at Niumada village yesterday which resulted in the death of a young woman. According to a source, the cause of the incident was due to some sort of disagreement…

Rangirei: more work needed 

Minister for the Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs (MWYCFA), Freda Rangirei says there are more work needed to be done to ensure women’s protection, development and empowerment in Solomon Islands.  Minister Rangirei said this during the Poverty Reduction virtual China-Solomon Islands dialogue on Wednesday.  Ms Rangirei said Solomon Islands over the years,…

ALLEGED RORTS IN MID

What is the solution?   As the interview with my informer – the ex-PWD heavy equipment and plants operator – was nearing an end, I raised a number of questions – questions about turning a new page. “Is the situation as you have been detailing, reversible, I asked, or is it too late to salvage…

Kikio get ‘fair team’ award

WESTERN Kikio has received the fair team award at the end of the Mariner National Beach Soccer championship, Saturday. The team came third after beating Makira Sharks in the 3rd/4th play off. Kikio beat the determined Makira Sharks by 8:4. Kikio goalkeeper also received a hand glove award. Beach soccer defending champion, Malaita Kwikwi reclaimed…