Bank robber gets 2 years

A MAN who assisted in robbing the ANZ Automatic Teller Machine at Kwaimani Building, East Honiara, in 2014 has been jailed for two and half years, Wednesday. Severio Sulimae had pleaded guilty to one count of armed robbery and one count of malicious damage. This relates to the incident on the night of 25 July…

Food crops and land

Dear Editor – It was reported that a ‘back garden project’ is currently underway at Voruvoru in Northwest Choiseul. The project is under the careful supervision of the Climate Change Officer, Samson Koneke, as part of the Choiseul Integrated Climate Change and Adaptation Programme (CHICCAP). The project is said to be aimed at raising awareness…

Deserving duo

Dear Editor – Mrs Minnie Arosi, who has served for 13 years in the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF), is the first of only two female police officers to qualify as a specialist fingerprint expert. Minnie, who received her fingerprint training in New Zealand, is working in the RSIPF Forensic Unit. Douglas Idufanoa of…

HCC pledges to back vendors

HONIARA City Council (HCC) will continue to support all stakeholders to make the market safer, more inclusive and provide literacy training for vendors. That’s according to the Honiara City Council Deputy Clerk Fred Jones who was the guest of honour during the graduation ceremony hosted by UNDP for the Honiara Vendors yesterday at the Saint…

Schmeling happy with performance

The Marist FC Brazilian Coach, Juliano Schmeling is happy with his team’s performance despite their narrow 2-1 defeat to the Vanuatu champions, Erakor FC on Wednesday. Schmeling told OFC media it was an open match which could have ended in favour of either side. He commended both sides for their perseverance and performances. “I’m happy…