Pre-trial for Talu

A pre-trial conference will be held next on the case of the former Correctional Service officer facing multiple fraud charges. This was after it was confirmed in court yesterday that a lawyer from the Public Solicitor’s Office would be representing Don Lisi Talu. Public Solicitor’s lawyer Henry Kausimae told the court that he would finalise…

Male students to dominate SINU graduation

MALES are dominating the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) third graduation ceremony today. That was according to the data from the university. The statement from the university said of the total 51.2 percent are males while 51.2% where as females is 48.8% It added that although the School of Education and Humanities is by far…

Evidence hearing of Hunukera’s case end

Hearing of evidences on to the traffic case of the Former Provincial Police Commander of Guadalcanal Daniel Hunikera has ended on Tuesday. Closing submissions on the matter will be made in court tomorrow before Principle Magistrate Augustine Aulanga. The defence has closed its case after Hunikera gave his evidence and called a witness. Hunikera is…

Accused denies attempted murder charge

A MAN facing attempted murder and firearm charge in relation to an incident in Choiseul in 2013 on Wednesday denied the allegation levelled at him. Enoch Kodo pleaded not guilty to one count of attempted murder, one count of possession of ammunition without a firearm licence, and two counts of intimidation. These were in relation…

Fiji’s Bainimarama pulls out of MSG summit

RNZI: Fiji’s prime minister, Frank Bainimarama, won’t be attending next week’s Melanesian Spearhead Group summit in Vanuatu. Instead, he has told the Fiji Sun newspaper that he will be going to the Queen’s birthday celebrations in London. The MSG summit in Port Vila is to revisit the appointment of Fiji’s Amena Yauvoli as the new…

Fans hail Micah

Local football fans in the country have acknowledged  and congratulated the country’s New Zealand-based football star Micah Lea’alafa for his outstanding performance following the recent Oceania league championships. Following the league, the young star received the golden ball and the player of the Oceania club championship award. This came after he helped secure his Auckland…

Who is next?

An analysis of the sacking of the SIPA chairman and board member MINISTER for Infrastructure Development, Jimmy Lusibaea, caused a political stir when he sacked SIPA chairman Billy Titiulu and Board member, Johnny Sy on the weekend. “I have taken the action because it has come to my knowledge that both men have been secretly…

Sea fare increase

Dear Editor –It is indeed a sad news for us the general public if the above caption comes to full implementation next week. As stated in the Solomon Star newspaper issue 6168 on Monday this week that sea travelers boarding local ships in Honiara to their provinces may likely to dig deeper into their pockets…