Officer sideline over accident

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) has disciplined one of its PRT officers following a traffic accident at Kukum and Kaibia heights in Honiara over the weekend. Police have conducted an investigation into the matter and had sideline the officer involved on interdiction measures.    Police investigation continues. – Police Media

Police convoy attacked

TWO Guadalcanal provincial police vehicles have been badly damaged after they were attacked at Tetere over the weekend. The vehicles were stoned at the crime scene when police attended a robbery incident. Police Commissioner Frank Prendergast confirmed the incident saying it was an unwanted community behaviour which he calls on the communities around the area…

Six parties process application

The Solomon Islands Political Parties Commission (SIPPC) has so far processed applications for registration from six political parties. And the Commission’s Registrar, Calvin Ziru said three other political parties have submitted their applications for registration which are being processed. While the Commission has released the names of the political parties whose applications for registration have…

Rural Advancement Party registers

The Political Parties Commission (PPC) says the Rural Advancement Party led by Caretaker Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo is registering to contest the upcoming 2014 National Elections. The Commission’s Registrar, Calvin Ziru clarified this yesterday after he released the names of six political parties whose applications for registration are being processed. He said RAP has…

Call to support CBR course

Solomon Islands National University (SINU) school of nursing lacks experienced lecturers to teach community based rehabilitation. A senior nurse from the school of nursing made a call during the SINU open day on Thursday. He said since the community based rehabilitation (CBR) study is a diploma program which started off in2010. Due to lack of…

‘University of Choice’

CARETAKER Minister of Education and Human Resource Development, Dick Haámori suggests that Solomon Islands National University must prepares itself to be the ‘University of Choice’ where students can go to in order to be trained to function and operate. The caretaker minister of education made the suggestion at SINU open day on Thursday. He challenged…

Lomo clarifies beacon installations

TWO firms have been awarded the contract to install non-directional beacons in five airports around the country. Permanent Secretary (PS) of the Ministry of Communication and Aviation clarified this after the ministry was criticisefor what was described as unfair awarding of contracts. Francis Lomo on Thursday said the beacons are navigational equipment used widely in…