DID HE VOTE?

Opposition takes on Robson Djokovic • PM’s Chief of Staff is an Australian citizen • He registered to vote in this year’s election • Electoral office asked to investigate whether he voted or not   By IAN M. KAUKUI THE Electoral Commission has been asked to investigate why Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare’s Chief of Staff…

Suidani says gov’t united

MALAITA premier Daniel Suidani says his government remains united despite reported attempts to bring him down. “We are united and will continue to serve the people of Malaita to the best of our ability,” Suidani said on Wednesday during the Provincial Assembly meeting in Auki. “We want to make it clear to the Malaita public that…

Suidani meets Aust delegation

MALAITA Premier Daniel Suidani this week met Fr Mark Attala and delegation of St John and St Verena Optic Orthodox Church from Melbourne, Australia. The brief meeting took place on Monday this week in Auki after Premier Suidani arrived back in Malaita from Spain. During the meeting, Fr Mark and his delegation told the premier…

Kenilorea: budget lacks vision

THE biggest issue and road-block for the country’s development aspirations is income and revenue generation, which placed the 2020 budget as “business as usual”. The budget also lacked vision. That’s according to the MP for East Are’are Peter Kenilorea Jr. He was speaking on the Sine Die motion in parliament, Tuesday. “This is where we…

‘Operation Hunt-Man’ in action

POLICE PURSUE ESCAPEES By ASSUMPTA BUCHANAN  POLICE have set up task force “Operation Hunt-Man” to hunt down three dangerous prisoners who escaped the Rove Correctional Centre, Sunday. Acting Police Commissioner Mostyn Mangau revealed this yesterday. “The three escapees are very dangerous and were involved in robbery cases,” Mangau said. He said police are also investigating how the…

Four nabbed after kwaso raid in Guadalcanal 

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) have arrested four people in the Monga area in North East Guadalcanal following a raid on alleged kwaso brewing last Wednesday 11 December 2019. Supervising Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Guadalcanal Province, Superintendent Nixson Manetoga said the raid which was a joint operation between the Guadalcanal Provincial…

Police set for festive season operation  

A total of 280 police officers will be engaged in a police operation for the festive season throughout the country. Acting Police Commissioner Mostyn Mangau said the operation will commence soon. “As earlier alluded 193 officers will be engage in the operation in Honiara and Guadalcanal,” Mr Mangau told reporters at the commissioner’s weekly conference…