PPI Act will be reviewed: Sogavare

THE Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) government will review the Political Party Integrity (PPI). When the Solomon Star asked about the seriousness DCC has in ensuring political stability during a talk back show on Sunday, Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare admitted the failure of the Act to address political stability and pledge DCC’s commitment to review…

Low turnout of voters

THE Guadalcanal Provincial election has attracted low turnout of voters on Wednesday. Unlike the recent national general elections, many people in the province and around the country came out to elect their members of parliament. Acting paramount chief of Saghalu ward, John Batista Kaoni blamed the low turnout of voters on Ministry of Provincial Government…

Beu retains seat

CARETAKER premier of Temotu Premier Fr Brown Beu has retained his seat in Nangu ward. This follows the successful provincial election on Wednesday. In Temotu Neo ward 17 the winner is Nickson Lanoli while for Bekapoa Ward 11 John Micheal. Fr Beu retained his seat for a second term serving in Temotu provincial assembly. New…

Suibaea unseated

Malaita’s Caretaker Premier Edwin Miniti Suibaea has been unseated in the provincial election. His successor, Glen Waneta polled a big margin against his rivals as counting for Northern region wards was completed at Maluú station on Thursday. Speaking to this paper minutes after the results were announced Suibaea revealed as a leader he profoundly accept…

Bodo faces petition

LOSING candidate, Albert Fono has filed a petition against elected member for North West Guadalcanal, Bodo Dettke in High Court on Thursday. Fono has engaged a local legal firm to challenge Bodo over allegation of bribery and treating. A spokesperson for Fono’s camp said, they have strong evidence with number of witnesses to testify against…