Sade’s absence at reconciliation angers MP 

The absence of Guadalcanal Premier, Francis Sade on yesterday’s ‘Chupu’ reconciliation ceremony between the Gold Ridge Mining Limited (GRML) and downstream communities of the Tailings dam facility has angered Samson Maneka. Saturday’s ceremony was between Gold Ridge Mine Limited, Kolobisi Tailings Dam Association, Metapona Downstream Association and Kuara Downstream Community at Pitukoli, North Guadalcanal.   At…

Waimapuru NSS faces dormitory shortage issue 

Waimapuru National Secondary School (NSS) in the Makira province does not have enough spaces to accommodate form six and seven students.  Reporter s reaching the paper yesterday stated due to limited spaces in the dormitory, some form six and seven students were forced to sleep in the school’s poultry, laboratory, and the classroom.  “This is…

Residents concerned over the rise of thieves 

The rise of thieving incidents in Gizo has raised serious concerns by residents, the Sunday Star was told. Reports reaching this newspaper’s office in Gizo last week claimed, Gizo residents are now stepping up on precautionary measures as the thieving incidents continue to increase. Some residents have also reported that the stealing of valuable properties…

Miss Solomon responds to termination

Miss Solomon Islands Gladys Habu has responded to her termination. In a public statement released on her official Facebook page, Ms. Habu said a number of false allegations had been levelled against her. See the full statement below; My good citizens of Solomon Islands. I trust that many of you have been following the recent news…

THE OLSSONS RETURN

AUSTRALIAN couple, Fred and Gloria Olsson will be back in the dock next Friday following an order by presiding judge, John Keniapisia at the High Court in Honiara, Friday. The Olssons, like parties in the case, would use the time between now and Friday to prepare fresh submissions on the issue of jurisdiction and whether…

Seleso hits back at Premier Sade

MINISTER for Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening calls on the Premier of Guadalcanal Province to stop his media tirades, man up and talk to him as responsible leaders would do.  Rollen Seleso made the statement following the Premier’s call on the Prime Minister to remove or reshuffle the minister for delaying the release of the…

PM to keep close tab on policy implementation

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare says he will take it upon himself and members of the Cabinet Committee to monitor the implementation of the government’s policies and legislations. Speaking during his round up speech in Parliament Thursday this week, the Prime Minister said it is time to work and implement the Government policy and legislative program.…

SUIDANI REACTS 

‘Challenging the RCDF in court gives validity and respect to the constitution’   MALAITA Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani is not shying away from the “bring it on ” statement uttered by the Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare in parliament this week. PM Sogavare this week was responding to a joint statement by the Premier of Malaita…

Miss Solomon Islands terminated

Miss Solomon Islands Gladys Habu has been terminated as Miss Solomon Islands as of Friday, 23rd of April 2021. The Miss Solomon Islands Pageant (MSIP) Committee in a meeting last week made a decision on 14th April 2021 to terminate Gladys Habu as Miss Solomon Islands 2019/20.  In a statement released on the Miss Solomon…