Kwaio murder trial ends

TRIAL in relation to the murder of a man at East Kwaio, Malaita province, ended Tuesday at the High Court. Ngadabeu Maenari’i of Kwaio was accused of killing a man at Fanauriri village, in east Kwaio, on 21 April 2012. Prosecution alleged he stabbed a man with a knife following an argument between them. It…

Man accused of breaking into police office

A MAN has been remanded in custody on Monday for allegedly breaking into the Police Commissioner’s office at the Rove police headquarters last week. He is Albert Tutua, who has just been released from serving a prison term for a similar offence of break- in. Police Prosecutor John Palmer on Monday submitted that one of…

TSI head West with CDF workshop

TRANSPARENCY Solomon Islands (TSI) is currently in the Western Province to hold workshops on the topic of Constituency Development Fund (CDF).  In a statement, the Communication Unit of TSI said that the awareness workshop is intended to increase citizen’s access to information concerning CDF  “During the visit, the TSI team will be holding four workshops…

Munda residents get organised

AS major developments and expansion of Munda town are obvious, local residents are sure of associated issues to come and are setting up. The idea of setting up a ‘Town Committee’ has been exhausted and is being pursued. The Town Committee to act as a city council will look at major development and other issues…

Guadalcanal flag raised after 30yrs

Youths of Malango ward raised the Guadalcanal flag as well as the National colors for the first time in thirty years, as they celebrates their provincial second appointed day, last week. The event which was highlighted with the reviving of soccer tournament for the Malango clubs will be completed Thursday this week. The organizer of…

Guadalcanal man wants road fixed

A GUADALCANAL man, Edwin Kuba is calling on both provincial and national members of East Central, and Central Guadalcanal constituencies to quickly mend the feeder road from Nubu to Aroaro. In an interview with this paper early this week, Mr Kuba said that the road is totally in its bad state now and is affecting…

Gwanunaru’u to open temporarily

Gwaunaru’u airport in Malaita will open temporarily this Friday to enable Prime Minister Hon Manasseh Sogavare and 14 Members of Parliament from the province to attend its 32nd Second Appointed Day Anniversary at the provincial capital Auki. The deal to briefly open the airport was signed and witnessed by Gwaunaru’u landowning parties and senior Government…

Complaints of bed bugs on the rise

NUMEROUS complaints have been raised by local Honiara residents on the increase of bed bugs in the capital recently. The bed bugs are parasitic insects of the cimicid family that feed exclusively on blood. Recent claims have also been raised to this paper that the Central Hospital, in the Outpatient area and in front of…

Youth literacy trainers, ready to go out!

WORLD Vision is encouraging and empowering youth to participate and contribute to enhancing development in their communities and society. In the last week of July young people from the World Vision Youth Project were among those that participated in a grass roots literacy training workshop in Honiara. They are now literacy trainers ready to work…