Choiseul supports shift to Federalism

CHOISEUL Province has given its unanimous support for the shift to Federalism from the current system. Participants during the awareness on the 2nd 2014 Draft Federal Constitution of Solomon Islands have expressed this. They made this resolution after their consultation meeting on Friday 11th September 2015. There was an air of confidence and satisfaction among…

Manele highly hailed

Member of Parliament for Hograno/Havulei/Kia Constituency and the Leader of Opposition, Jeremiah Manele has been hailed a true leader. Constituents made mention of this during his recent constituency tour to deliver some of the constituency projects. Projects include a three ton truck for Kolotubi and surrounding communities and a tractor for Kholaero Rural Training Centre…

Take good care, constituents urged

Constituents within Hograno/Havulei/Kia, Isabel province have been urged to take good care of community and individual projects as investments to help drive rural development. And not to forget the projects primary goal is to improve rural livelihood through the project’s main purpose. Member of Parliament for Hograno/Havulei/Kia constituency and Leader of Opposition, Jeremiah Manele told…

Rehearsal for shell money festival staged

A REHEARSAL in preparation for the 2rd Artificial Islands &Shell Money Festival 2015 was conducted at the Busu Homestay Tourist Resort in Langa Langa Lagoon, Malaita province on Sunday. The main high light of the rehearsal was the demonstration of the various shell money products, how to produce it, bridal gift presentation ceremony, traditional food…

Public urged to stand against drunk driving

POLICE Commissioner Frank Prendergast says there are continuing traffic incidents that occurred as a result of excessive speed or excessive alcohol. Speaking at his weekly police conference yesterday, Mr Prendergast said many people are losing their lives in traffic accidents.  “Unfortunately we continue to see people having accidents because of excessive speed or excessive alcohol,”…

More arrests in Mbike probe

Police make two more arrests POLICE have arrested and remanded two more suspects as investigations into the Mbike island shooting widens. Harrison Niumalefo and Billy Kanakana Ringasui appeared at the Honiara Magistrate’s Court, Thursday on charges of attempted murder, willful and unlawful damage of property, attempt to destroy property by explosives, possession of firearm without…

Police to mount another operation

THE Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) will again mount an operation targeting anti-social behaviour, including noise and traffic matters. Police Commissioner Frank Prendergast said the operation starts this Friday and ends on Sunday. He said Police will be visible around Guadalcanal and Honiara. “They will be targeting the hot spots they are aware of,”…

Husband surrenders after death of wife

A HUSBAND gave himself up to the police, Wednesday, following the death of his wife at the National Referral Hospital, Monday. The woman, from Kakabona, west Guadalcanal, died of serious head injuries after her husband allegedly bashed her up using a solar battery. “The husband is now in our custody after he surrendered himself to…