Villagers resolve differences

 POLICE have received reports from Maoro village in Malaita of some youths grouping up intending to attack another village there. Supervising Commissioner for the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Juanita Matanga on Thursday said some youths from Maoro village allegedly grouped up intending to launch an attack at Fulikafo village.  “This is something to…

Kela snatches top USP economics award

Saint Nicholas form seven student, John Kela has topped the Pacific Technical and Advanced Education 2017 Foundation Economic Studies award. The award was under the University of South Pacific (USP), an award to recognize the top foundation students at the USP. The award was presented at the Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE) foundation…

CHURCH LEADER SLAMS CLAIMS

Kemuel Kaleni: I am just a pastor, not prophet or king By BIRA’AU W. SAENIin Auki  THE leader of a religious group in Malaita who was the subject of much discussions and criticisms over the past days, on Wednesday spoke out for the first time to the Solomon Star. Kemuel Kaleni, 83, from central Kwara’ae,…

Malaita U-19 Champs

MALAITA Eagles Under-19 football team round-up the Youth Solomon Cup yesterday with a hundred percent record to become 2018 champions. The Junior Eagles saved the best for the last as they thrashed Central Islands 5-2 on the final match day of the Youth Solomon Cup at Lawson Tama Stadium. Sixth win on the spin from…

Kadere pledges support to PM

THE Kadere Party Group and its executives has denounced in its strongest term the front page article by Alfred Sasako in the Island Sun on Tuesday. Kadere Party General Secretary Robert Chris, in a statement said the Party Parliamentary Wing Group and its Executive are committed and will continue to render their full support to…

Ramohia appeals to Church leaders

MALAITA Province Premier, Peter Ramohia urges church leaders and followers to take up responsibility when dealing with issues of religion. This came after reports that a row happened between members of the so-called church movement, ‘Message of Kingdom’ and their opposition at Hulikaho near Maoro village in Central Kwara’ae, Malaita province on Wednesday. This happened…

Logger pays compo to Temotu villagers

MALAYSIAN Xiang Lin Timber Company has paid a compensation of $250,000 to communities of Graciosa Bay in Santa Cruz, Temotu Province, Wednesday. This was after a barge owned by the loggers was caught trespassing to transship log products inside the bay. A statement from the Graciosa Bay communities said initially a compensation demand of $30,…

More buses apprehended

HONIARA City Council (HCC) law enforcement team had arrested some buses that did not purchase their business licenses on this week. City Mayor, Andrew Mua confirmed this after the grace period for buses to buy their business license and follow the long bus routes had ended on Monday. Mua said some of the buses continued…

CJ on complaints against judicial

Chief Justice (CJ) Sir Albert Palmer says there are proper channels of raising complaints against a judicial officer rather than going to the media or the social media, Facebook. Sir Albert is responding to the numerous complaints in the media recently over delays in progressing cases and suggestions of cases are being manipulated or deliberately…