In Court with Assumpta

Woman jailed for concealing birth released Accused to get letter from Priest Woman jailed for concealing birth released   A WOMAN who was sentenced to two months in prison for secretly giving birth and bury the stillborn baby at a beach in Northwest Guadalcanal has been released yesterday. Rose Mae was sentenced after pleading guilty…

Families reconciled

TWO families met in reconciliation on Tuesday at Auki Police Station, Malaita Province to end their differences following a murder incident at Sisikwae Village, West Kwara’ae in September. The family representing the man allegedly involved in the murder incident presented 10 shell money (tafuliae) and $10,000 cash to the family and relatives of the victim.…

Corruption consultation in Malaita

CORRUPTION as we know is like a shadowy figure that moves about and roams amongst us basically because of us. This sentiment was echoed by Premier Suidani of Malaita Province during his welcome remarks at the opening of the one-day consultation workshop on whistle blower and anti-corruption in Auki, Tuesday.  The Premier said that corruption…

Public Health Emergency Bill deferred

THE Public Health Emergency Bill has been deferred to 2021. The deferment was due to the prioritisation and redirection of resources by the Ministry of Health and Medical Services to combat the Covid-19 pandemic. The clarification was made by the Prime Minister in his weekly nationwide address on Monday. He said the concentration and prioritisation…

FACEBOOK REACTIONS 

Facebook Company to dialogue with S.I Gov’t soon MP Kenilorea condemns the decision Suidani said ban is not the answer to people’s frustrations By ANDREW FANASIANewsroom, Honiara FACEBOOK (FB) Company will discuss with the government about the Cabinet’s decision to temporarily ban Facebook in Solomon Islands in the coming days. That’s according to Facebook Company…