Man dead in road accident

A MAN is dead and another in a critical condition following a motor accident at the GPPOL 2 area in east Guadalcanal on Wednesday. Guadalcanal police, who attended the incident, alleges the accident was alcohol related. Information received by Tetere Police say the incident, involving a car with three people inside, occurred at GPPOL 2…

Police operations continue

POLICE operations to catch drink-drivers on the road are continuing. This is being done using the recently introduced breathalyzers. Deputy Police Commissioner Juanita Matanga revealed that as of last week they have conducted the operation and will continue this week. She said they are targeting hot spot areas as well as dealing with traffic checks…

Police mediate water solution

POLICE are currently on an operation to mediate a standoff between the Kongulai landowners and Government in relation to payments. Deputy Police Commissioner Juanita Matanga at the said operation by Guadalcanal police and Honiara police are currently going on this week and will continue next week. She urged the landowners and those residing around the…

Land Act blamed for dispute

THE current Land and Title Act has been blamed as the main cause of land disputes throughout the country. Malaita Premier highlighted during the province’s second appointed day celebrations on Monday. Premier Peter Chanel Ramoihia said; “the current Land and Title Act is the root cause of the land disputes as the Land and Title…

Premier Mapuli challenged

ONE of the resigned ministers from the Central provincial government led by Premier Selwyn Mapuli says the premier needs to speak the truth to the people of central province. James Galini told the Solomon Star on Wednesday that they will bring up the motion. “Yes we will bring up the motion against you Mapuli,” he…

USP SI graduation set

A GRADUATION ceremony for the University of the South Pacific Solomon Islands (USP SI) Campus in Honiara is scheduled for next month. Dr Patricia Rodie, acting director for the USP SI Campus confirmed this to the paper yesterday. “The USP Graduation is scheduled for Friday 2nd September 2016,” she said. The graduation ceremony as usual…

Farewell parade for officers on UN duty

A COMMISSIONER’S parade ceremony to farewell our first police officers to be deployed under United Nations Deployment Mission program was held on Thursday at the Rove Police headquarters. Police Media Unit confirmed adding a commissioner’s media press conference also followed at 11am. Police Commissioner Frank Prendergast earlier on announced in a press conference that it…