NEW MALAITA ALLIANCE DISTANCES ITSELF

MALAITA South East West Are’Are and Kwaio (SEWAK) – a newly-formed alliance which represents nearly fifty per cent of Malaita Province – has distanced itself from the “ongoing internal radical contention displayed by the MARA regime towards the Solomon Islands Government. Instead, it will work towards establishing a new province to be known as SEWAK…

Police confiscate large amounts of looted goods buried underground behind Panatina village in east Honiara

A joint operation between Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) and Australian Federal Police (AFP) executed a search warrant and confiscated alleged looted items buried behind Panatina village yesterday (5 December 2021). The joint operation was initiated to target offenders alleged to be involved in the looting and theft of machinery and tools from hardware…

Main market closes today

The Honiara Central Market will close today due to the proposed motion of no confidence against Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare. The Honiara City Mayor Eddie Siapu has told Solomon Star, Sunday. Mr Siapu said the closure of Honiara Central Market is for the safety of market vendors. “This is for the safety of our people…

TEST OF POWER

CONFIDENCE under the Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) government led by Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare will be tested on the floor of Parliament today. This comes as the much anticipated motion of no confidence will be debated this morning. Opposition Leader Matthew Wale filed the motion more than a week ago. The Office…

$250,000 PER MP NOT NEW

It is unfortunate that the Leader of Official Opposition (LOO) has continued unashamedly to display to the general public the features of his motion of no confidence which judging by his statements are clearly weak, lacking substance and filled up with repetitions of petty issues. The National Government made the statement in response to the…

MP Kenilorea calls for calm

THE Member of Parliament for East Areáre Constituency Peter Kenilorea Junior urges all Solomon Islanders to allow Members of Parliament to undertaken their duty in peace and to respect the outcome of the process. Mr Kenilorea posted this statement online (Facebook) today as the nation prepares for the motion of no confidence against Prime Minister…

Police warn social media users

THE Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) will not hesitate to arrest anyone who posts inflammatory comments about the current situation on social media. This was the statement of Commissioner of Police Mostyn Mangau today (5th December 2021) as he warned social media users to stop posting provoking statements that could instigate violence among people.…