GP condemns police action

GUADALCANAL Provincial (GP) Government has condemned in the strongest terms the manner in which police have conducted their operation in East Tasimboko, resulting in the death of a young man. Relatives of the deceased claimed that the young man was manhandled by police and then he ran off and later was found dead floating in…

Skill development a challenge for youth with disabilities

Youths with disabilities in the Solomon Islands find it hard to access skills development and entrepreneurship training due to discriminatory treatments. These were the words of the Pacific Disability Forum’s Youth Co-chair Mr Charlie Maeke. Speaking at the Pacific Youth Regional Conference on Disability yesterday, Maeke said accessibility to education and employment opportunities for youths…

Suafa LOs to meet PM

A delegation of Malaita provincial government (MPG) and Suafa Bay landowners will meet with the Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare to discuss the Suafa Bay cannery today. The proposed Suafa Bay cannery is one of the national projects earmarked for Malaita province by past governments. Reports said, a delegation comprising of Malaita provincial secretary Patrick Taloboe…

PAP signs up with DCC

THE PEOPLE’s Alliance Party (PAP) is formally part of Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) Government. This came after the party’s president, Sir Nathaniel Waena had signed an agreement with United Democratic Party (UDP) and Kadere Party at Honiara Hotel on Tuesday. The signing of the coalition partnership agreement affirms its full support to Prime Minister…

Money scam victims query

Victims of the RHA Consultancy, a money laundering scheme illegally operated bya local Robert Henry Alufurai have questioned the investigation process. And they have queried the Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) and the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) how far they have gone with the investigation in to the scam business. Mr Alufurai…