In court with Assumpta

* Fake scholarship case, Tuesday* Man who sets fire to house jailed Fake scholarship case, Tuesday   MITIGATION and sentencing submissions on the case of the man who obtained $2,000 from a woman for a scholarship award last year will be made in the Honiara Magistrate’s Court on Tuesda y. John Folia had pleaded guilty to one count…

Ngati, Abae trial, March 30

The trial on the case of the two Honiara City Councilors accused of intimidating Honiara City Clerk (HCC) Rence Sore at the council’s headquarters last June will commence on March 30. Vavaya Ward Councilor Billy Abae and Vura Ward Councillor Reginald Ngati are facing one count each of intimidation. The trial was listed to start on…

Why G5 moves motion

The non-executive group with the Guadalcanal Provincial Government says they are tabling a motion against the Premier of Guadalcanal Province Francis Sade for a number of reasons. In a statement on Sunday, the group stated one of the reasons is the premier has brought the Office of the Premier into disrepute by engaging in an illegal…

Bonding through culture

  On Saturday, March 13th Vonunu National Secondary School on South Vella La Vella, Western Province hosted its annual cultural night and as is common the crowd favorites are always the Choiseul cultural group. Well known for going the extra mile to dress as traditionally as possible, female members of the Choiseul group are often…

‘DON’T BE AFRAID’

Don’t be afraid to take the COVID-19 vaccination.  That’s the key message highlighted by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare to our citizens living along the western border emergency zones and the nation ahead of the historic vaccination roll-out program which commences this week. The first batch of the much anticipated COVID-19 vaccines arrived in the country…