Priest maintains innocence

THE Anglican priest who allegedly led a group of landowners to destroy logging machines on Vanikoro Island, Temotu has maintained his innocence. A relative of the priest, Benjamin Tua said the priest is still in Lata and police have not arrested him yet. Six people have already been arrested in relation to the incident that…

Retired bishop on corruption

AN Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) would only function if it’s not politicised. That’s the view of retired Anglican bishop Canadian Bishop Terry Brown. There have been recent discussions for the government to establish an Independent Commission Against Corruption to fight graft. Bishop Terry, who served here for many years as Bishop of Malaita, and…

Bible College to start in Kwaibala

THE National Bible College at Kwaibala near Auki in Malaita province will begin its academic year on 27th January. Principal Reverend George Andrews said students who are enrolled for this year should arrive at the college compound next week. Mr Andrews said school registration and orientation will commence on 29th Wednesday. “Students from Western region,…

Adventists prepare for Religious Liberty Day

The worldwide Seventh-day Adventist Church will place special emphasis on religious freedom at church services on Sabbath, January 25. The internal Religious Liberty Day is celebrated every year to heighten the awareness of human rights and religious freedom among church members. Adventists in Switzerland have produced a video for the event in six languages—English, German,…