Police in Malaita investigate death

Police in Auki Malaita Province are investigating the death of man in his 30’s after he allegedly fell off a vehicle at Kwa’are Bridge near Anokelo, in West Fataleka, Malaita on the 19th of March 2018. It was alleged the deceased was under the influence of alcohol and was one of the thirteen passengers sitting…

Asian charged for traffic incidences

Police in Kirakira, Makira Province have arrested and charged an Asian male on 9 March 2018 for various traffic offences backdated since 2017. “Our investigations have shown that this Asian has committed various traffic offences since June last year (2017) until recently,” says Provincial Police Commander Makira Ulawa Province, Superintendent Peter Sitai. “And this includes…

Veke faces motion

Speaker seeks legal advice over fall-out A MOTION of no confidence against Guadalcanal Premier Anthony Veke is expected to be tabled during Friday’s Provincial Assembly meeting. Guadalcanal Province Speaker Abel Arabola has confirmed receiving the notice of the motion of no-confidence served to his office, also served to the Premier’s office and the Provincial Secretary.…

Family seek help, after house disaster

 A family of seven is appealing to the public and the responsible authorities to provide them assistance after their home was wrecked by three huge rocks that crashed down on their hillside home at Kena Hill Settlement on Friday. The parents, Gideon Keniherea and his wife Beverlyn Keniherea made a visit to the Solomon Star…

PM joins Kukum SDA congregation for worship

PRIME Minister Rick Hou and Madam Rachel Hou on Saturday joined the congregation at the Kukum SDA Church for Sabbath. Church Pastor George Fafale thanked and welcomed the Prime Minister and his delegation for their humbleness and humility to join the congregation. Mr Fafale said the visit by the Prime Minister is important as a…

Wale cautions on logging

Member of Parliament (MP) for Aoke-Langalanga Matthew Wale has cautioned the Ministry of Finance and Tresury (MoFT) on the revenue loss by government in the logging industry. He raised this during the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) hearing into the 2018 national budget on Thursday, in the parliament conference room. Mr Wale stressed that government seem…

Games outfit scrutiny

  Competition uniforms and other required clothing for the country’s Commonwealth Games 2018 contingent to Gold Coast in Australia next month have become mired in a controversy after officials clamoured over its purchase processes. It was reported the Home Affairs Ministry is reluctant to purchase the sets of competition uniforms, ceremonial wear and general team…

Vura unveils new F6 classroom & computer lab

  VURA Community High School officially opened their new form six arts classroom building and a new computer laboratory on Friday. Speaking during the opening ceremony, Vura School Principal Allan Ketei has highlighted that this occasion was indeed a milestone and a dream come through for the school. He said Vura School has been dreaming of…