Guguha students learn about election

STUDENTS of Guguha community high school (CHS) in Ysabel Province have successfully conducted a mock election processes last week. The Speaker of National Parliament who is also the chair of the Electoral Commission traveled to the school to observe the event. The concept was designed by Solomon Islands Electoral Commission (SICE) Senior Media and Voter…

“NEVER GIVE UP!” PM TELLS YOUTHS

“Never give up!” Those were the words highlighted by the Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare MP to several youths of this country Solomon Islands this week at the National Auditorium in Honiara at the launch of the Youth Peacebuilding Innovation Forum. Skipping the formalities of reading his prepared speech to adhere to a request made…

CSO Anti-Corruption committee meets Dr Sikua

The Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) Anti-Corruption Committee met the Leader of the Parliamentary Independent Group Dr Derek Sikua on Monday to discuss the Anti-Corruption Bill. The mutual discussion held in the office of the Leader of the Parliamentary Group lasted an hour and was covered by the Solomon Star. The CSOs’ Anti-Corruption Committee members who…

In Court With Assumpta

Technical issue in Aipia-Hagberg case rejected THE Court has on Monday dismissed the application on a technical issue raised on the case of Dr Reginald Aipia and his American business consultant Eric Hagberg. Principal Magistrate Ricky Iomea on Monday ruled that the section 126 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CPC) does not apply on the…

BIG FEAR OVER BILL

Dr Sikua says fear of ACB may delay passage By AATAI JOHN Leader of the Parliamentary Independent Group and Member of Parliament (MP) for North East Guadalcanal Dr Derek Sikua says growing fear of the Anti-Corruption Bill (ACB) may delay its passage. He said this during his meeting with the Civil Society Organisation (CSO) Anti…