Man stabbed in Gizo

A young man in his mid-twenties is slowly recovering at Gizo hospital after he was stabbed three times on the back on Monday with a small pocket knife in the Gizo, Western province.  The victim is from Lale village in Rannoggah Island. Reports reaching Solomon Star Gizo said that the stabbing incident happened at around 3pm…

New magistrates sworn in

THREE new magistrates have been sworn in on Monday, bringing the total number of magistrates in the country to 14. They are Clifton Meleu Ruele of Temotu and Guadalcanal, his wife Amanada Houpea of Malaita and Joyceth Paile of Malaita and Temotu. Ruele was sworn in as a principal magistrate while the two female were…

Auki needs more Police officers

Members of the public have called on the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) to increase the number of Police officers at the Auki Police station. The call was made after Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Solomon Sisimia’s recent revelation that the Auki Headquarters is running short in manpower. PPC Sisimia stated this when speaking at…

Students’ cry buoyed

Gov’t must address students’ issue in Taiwan, says Raramo By IAN M.KAUKUI A senior national advocator, Redley Solomon Raramo has joined the local students studying in Taiwan by calling on the Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, his Cabinet and the Ministry of Education to help sort out the issue faced by students in Taiwan.  Raramo made…

Telekom clarifies slow internet 

LOCAL telecommunication giant Our Telekom has apologised to its customers as a result of a slow mobile internet in recent days. In a statement yesterday, the company said its technical team have identified the cause. “A solution is being implemented,” it stated. The Solomon Star understands that the slow internet speed was experienced since New…

Police probe suspicious death

POLICE are investigating the suspicious death of a 40-year-old man at Rarata Village, North East Guadalcanal, on 2 January 2020.  Acting Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Guadalcanal Province, Superintendent Nixon Manetoga says: “On 2 January 2020 at about 10am Tetere Police received a report from Rarata Village that there was a dead body found in a…