RSIPF uproot marijuana plants at Burnscreek

The Honiara City Police raided a marijuana site at Burnscreek, East Honiara and uprooted more than 400 plants, with a street value estimated at $10,000.00 last Thursday. A statement from the Police Media Unit said, the operation was successfully conducted, with the help and support of community members who were able to supply information on…

Huge turn out at funeral service

THOUSANDS of Honiara residents have braved the scorching heat on Tuesday, to witness the procession of the body of Late Sir Peter Kenilorea from the Honiara City Council (HCC) roundabout to the SSEC central Church, in Honiara.  Men, women, youths, and even the little children flocked the main highway from Parliament house to the Honiara…

Hilly pays tribute

FORMER Prime Minister, Sir Francis Billy Hilly, on Tuesday paid tribute to his old boss, Sir Peter Kenilorea, in Parliament during the state funeral. Sir Peter, a statesman and the nation’s first Prime Minister, died at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) in Honiara last Thursday 25th February 2016, age 72. Elected to the Legislative Assembly…

Sir Peter unites us in our grief

DR TRANSFORM AQORAU pays his tribute to Sir Peter Kenilorea in a moving eulogy he presented at Tuesday’s funeral service in Honiara… O LORD support us this day, until the shadows of sorrow lengthen and the evening comes, and the busy world is hushed, and the fever of our tired life is over, and our…

Kenilorea, Peter Kau`ona Keninaraiso`ona

PROFESSOR CLIVE MOORE of the University of Queensland in Australia edited Sir Peter Kenilorea’s autobiography “Tell It as It is”. Here he pays his tribute… BORN KeniroreaKau`onaKeninaraiso`ona on 19 May 1943 in `Are`are district on Malaita, he is known as Peter Kenilorea. His father, Ezra Toi`mae Arahaimou, son of Mairaro and Isiha`a, from the To`oroni…

Men in BSP robbery to face court

Seven men accused of the daylight robbery outside of the Bank of South Pacific (BSP) at Point Cruz early this year will appear in court on March 10. Their matter was adjourned to yesterday for the prosecution to update the court on the status of investigations and for them to enter their pleas. The Prison…

Prosecution on conspire case

Prosecution will be sorting out the charges against the two men accused of conspiring to breach an court order at a logging camp in East Areare, Malaita last year. Houakau Aihunu, 58 and Elvis Raetora, 57 are facing one count each of conspiracy to defeat justice and interferences with witnesses. This was in relation to…

Expat’s rape case back in court

The case of an expatriate man accused of raping his step-daughter last year in Honiara will be brought back to the court on March 28. This is for the mention of the case while waiting for the High Court to hear stay application which the accused’s lawyer has lodged on his behalf. The application is…

Man to enter plea

A man facing an attempted murder and fire-arm charges will enter his pleas this Thursday, in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court. Enoch Kodo was supposed to enter his plea yesterday but since his lawyer was not present in court he will do that on the next court date. He told the court his lawyer informed him…