PLANS TO REVIEW CASE

PSO plans on reviewing Vokia’s judgment By ASSUMPTA BUCHANAN The Public Solicitor’s Office (PSO) is planning to review the High Court election petition of Northeast Guadalcanal Member of Parliament (MP) Jamie Vokia. In a letter addressed to the Attorney General (AG) and Governor-General (GG), Public Solicitor Howard Lawry said they feel that the High Court…

Saudi envoy meets PM

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare recently received a courtesy visit from the Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to the Solomon Islands His Excellency Mesaad Ibrahim Al-Sulaim at the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. H.E Al-Sulaim used the opportunity to reaffirm Saudi Arabia’s commitment to assist the Solomon Islands in its development aspirations, a statement from…

Sofu survives petition 

ELECTION petition case against the Member of Parliament (MP) for East Kwaio Stanley Festus Sofu was dismissed by the High Court Chief Justice Albert Palmer, Monday. Chief Justice Palmer made his ruling in-front of a packed courtroom on Monday, much to the delight of the supporters of the Sofu. The election petition was filed on…

Prison escapees nabbed

Firimolea, Faiga recaptured after 2 months on the run By IAN M.KAUKUI The two prison escapees Frank Firimolea and Dilo Faiga have been recaptured yesterday by the Police at the Burns Creek area, east of Honiara. Both prisoners were on the run since escaping from the high security Rove Correctional Centre on the evening of…