15 babies born on Christmas day

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City councilors sworn-in

THE 12 newly-elected Honiara City Councilors have been sworn into office on Christmas eve. They include four old councilors and eight new ones. Retaining their seats are caretaker mayor Andrew Leonard Muafor Ward one Ngossi, Jack Maeli Ingi for Ward Five Voekesa, Eric Moses Tema for Ward Seven Matanikau, and Charles Kira for Ward nine…

Driver unhurt in collision

A TAXI driver in Auki, Malaita, escaped injury when his car collided with a pick-up truck on Christmas eve. Eye-witnesses said the driver was drinking and traveling at high speed when it collided head-on with the passenger truck. Malaita provincial police commander Alfred Uiga confirmed the incident and added the driver escaped unhurt. “The driver…

Heavy rain alert remains

HEAVY rain alert remained in force for Choiseul, Isabel, and Malaita provinces. The Weather office issued the alert on Friday. It said the situation was due to a trough that lies over the Solomon Islands. Associated cloud and rain are expected to affect the northern parts of Solomon Islands within the next 24 to 48…