Drugs ready for distribution

MORE drugs are ready for distribution to hospitals and clinics across the country following their recent arrival and release from the Solomon Islands Ports Authority. This was confirmed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Finance and Treasury and Supervising Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Medical Services, McKinnie Dentana. Dentana said…

Police probe sea robbery

OFFICERS of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) are investigating an alleged robbery at sea between Ngella and Guadalcanal, Sunday. It is alleged that the robbery took place around 4:30 pm on 20 January 2019 at sea, and the three suspects escaped in a blue ray boat. RSIPF Assistant Commissioner Provincial, Joseph Manelugu says,…

MUA GOES ON TRIAL

Virivolomo tells court of $10M payment By ASSUMPTA BUCHANAN TRIAL into the case of the outgoing MP for Savo/Russell accused of converting $3milion intended to purchase a ship for his constituency in 2013 started yesterday. Mua is standing trial for one count of conversion before Chief Magistrate Emma Garo. So far two witnesses have completed…

Su’umoli C.H.S gets $630k support

Su’umoli primary and community high school in Makira-Ulawa province has signed a grant contract last week, with the Embassy of Japan in Solomon Islands. The project was signed last Thursday, for the construction of a double-story classroom building. This building will accommodate about 6 classrooms. According to the ambassador of Japan to Solomon Islands, His…

Police ready for election

THE Solomon Islands Police Force are well prepared for the upcoming national general election this year, says the Acting Police Commissioner Juanita Matanga. Matanga said the National Election is one of the biggest events in the country and they want to ensure security is a number one priority.  “RSIPF has done a lot of preparation…