Team Solo gear up

Solomon Islands National Body Building team are gearing up for the 23rd South Pacific Body Building and Physique championship this weekend. The country is set to host the elite regional body building championship for the first time. There are 18 body builders camping at the Honiara Hotel after the conclusion of the Solomon Islands National…

Marau ends provincial population dissemination and data workshop

The Ministry of Development Planning and Aid Coordination (MDPAC) in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) recently held a Population and Development Workshop in Marau, Guadalcanal Province. A total of 25 participants who attended the 3 day workshop from 26-28 September were employed as provincial government officers, head teachers, non-government organization, youth and…

Boy,10, stabbed to death

POLICE in Honiara on Tuesday arrested a 35-year-old male in connection with the death of a 10-year-old boy in the West Kola Ridge area. It is alleged that the deceased was playing with other kids of his age outside his parents’ home between 9 amto 10am when the male suspect appeared with a knife and…

Police monitor volcano eruption

POLICE at Lata in the Temotu Province are monitoring the situation in the province after the Tinakula volcano erupted on Saturday 21 October with the wind carrying ash to the nearby islands. “Police successfully rescued three people from Tinakula after receiving a report in the early hours of Saturday that the volcano had erupted,” Provincial…

Sikua says BLC expect Anti-Corruption Bill

Leader of the Parliamentary Independent Group Dr Derek Sikua says the Bills and Legislation Committee (BLC) expects the Anti-Corruption Bill to come before them this week. He said since the Bill was withdrawn from parliament by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, the BLC expects the Bill to come before the committee anytime this week before it…

234 students graduate from Kilusakwalo

Kilusakwalo Christian Community High School (KCCHS) in Central Kwara’ae in Malaita province last Friday farewelled 234 students during the school’s annual graduation ceremony. Most of the students are grade six, form three, form five, and form six. The ceremony coincided with the prize-giving ceremony. Of the 234 students farewelled, 59 students are doing grade six…

Milestone for Manaoba disputing parties

Landowners disputing the Manaoba island airfield land on Thursday 19th of October 2017 have signed an agreement to open the airfield on Manaoba island. The signing ceremony was held at the Attorney General’s Office at the Panatina Plaza marks a milestone achievement which will see the Manaoba island airfield open. During the signing of the…