Police monitor volcano eruption

POLICE at Lata in the Temotu Province are monitoring the situation in the province after the Tinakula volcano erupted on Saturday 21 October with the wind carrying ash to the nearby islands. “Police successfully rescued three people from Tinakula after receiving a report in the early hours of Saturday that the volcano had erupted,” Provincial…

Sikua says BLC expect Anti-Corruption Bill

Leader of the Parliamentary Independent Group Dr Derek Sikua says the Bills and Legislation Committee (BLC) expects the Anti-Corruption Bill to come before them this week. He said since the Bill was withdrawn from parliament by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, the BLC expects the Bill to come before the committee anytime this week before it…

234 students graduate from Kilusakwalo

Kilusakwalo Christian Community High School (KCCHS) in Central Kwara’ae in Malaita province last Friday farewelled 234 students during the school’s annual graduation ceremony. Most of the students are grade six, form three, form five, and form six. The ceremony coincided with the prize-giving ceremony. Of the 234 students farewelled, 59 students are doing grade six…

Milestone for Manaoba disputing parties

Landowners disputing the Manaoba island airfield land on Thursday 19th of October 2017 have signed an agreement to open the airfield on Manaoba island. The signing ceremony was held at the Attorney General’s Office at the Panatina Plaza marks a milestone achievement which will see the Manaoba island airfield open. During the signing of the…

Tenakoga is still rising

Tenakoga has continued to rise over the past year says Tenakoga Adventist College Registrar Chareen Simbe. “Following the success of our Year 12 students last year, 23 students graduated this year and will progress with their studies to Year 13 or directly into tertiary studies at Solomon Islands National University”, she continued.  “Two of our…

$10M LAND PURCHASE

PM clarifies purchase of land intended for new Choiseul township By AATAI JOHN Government’s decision to purchase Choiseul Bay for the relocation of Choiseul Provincial headquarter on Taro island worth $10million was based on an agreement by the landowners. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavarerevealed this in Parliament, Monday. About 532 hectares of land at Choiseul Bay…

THUGS STILL AT LARGE

THE search for the two ‘dangerous’ men who escaped lawful police custody last week is still on. The two men Frank Firimolea, 29 and Eric Nathaniel, 24 both from Malaita Province were arrested in connection with a violent home invasion incident at Panatina Ridge in Honiara on 13 October 2017. The two men were charged…