Manele receives copy of petition

OPPOSITION Leader Jeremiah Manele on Wednesday received a copy of the people’s Anti-Corruption Bill petition at the Paul Tovua’s Complex (PTC). The copy of the petition was presented to Mr Manele by the chairman of the Civil Society Organization (CSO) Dr Huddie Namo. During the brief meeting with the Opposition Leader, Dr Namo updated the…

New truck for Tenakoga Adventist College

TENAKOGA community in North-East Guadalcanal was in a celebration mood yesterday after receiving a brand new three tonne Isuzu vehicle yesterday, thanks to their Member of Parliament (MP) Dr. Derek Sikua The new vehicle will support the transportation needs of the school administration, staff, students and the community. Owning a vehicle had been one of…

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…