Call for unity

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare in his Christmas greetings speech has called for unity over the beloved hapi isles of Solomon Islands.   Sogavare said though there are ups and down in life with all kinds of challenges faced, let the peace of the season enters all hearts as Christians.  “Fellow Solomon Islanders, I believe that in…

Police probe death at Henderson

Officers of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) are investigating the death of a 40-year-old person in the Henderson area East of Honiara that occurred, Thursday. Acting Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Guadalcanal Province, Superintendent Nixon Manetoga said his officers attended to a report of a man whose dead body was found in the SA…

Galokale: wasted public holiday

The Leader of the Independent Group has called on the Government to shift-away from doing things as usual by cutting back on unnecessary one-off public holidays in the coming New Year 2020. Robertson Galokale made the call in the light of the government’s recent declaration of today – Friday December 27 as a public holiday…

2019 fruitful year for DCGA 

THE last eight months of the Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) have been so fruitful, says the Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare in his Christmas greetings speech. Sogavare said his government has faced many challenges but also made some tremendous gains and achievements for its people and the country. He said one of the new…

CSSI takes action against officers

6 SUSPENDED OVER ESCAPE SIX Correctional Service of Solomon Islands (CSSI) officers have been suspended on half pay following the escape of three inmates more than a week ago. The three escapees, Frank Firimolea, Dilo Faiga and Willie Olo, are still at large. CSII Commissioner Gabriel Manelusi confirmed the action taken.He said on Tuesday he issued…

SIM president acknowledges support

President of the Solomon Islands Mission (SIM) of the Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) church Pastor Silent Tovosia has acknowledged the united support rendered to SIM to be able to host the 2019 TPUM Pathfinder camporee. He made the acknowledgement when speaking at the opening of the Camporee in Honiara, last Tuesday. “We thank the almighty…

PM Sogavare graces Pathfinder camporee

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has graced the Pathfinders during the opening ceremony of the 3rd Trans Pacific Union Mission (TPUM) Pathfinder camporee event on Tuesday. Sogavare took the honor, not only as Prime Minister but also an ordained elder of the leadership structure of the SDA church to deliver the official address at the opening…