Classrooms burnt down

Four 4 semi-permanent classrooms were torched by an angry voter in Kwareá, West Kwaraáe over the weekend. Police reports claimed the burnt houses included three classrooms made of thatched (sago-palm) leaves used by primary and one used by secondary students. The burning incident took place on Saturday evening following the release of results for the…

Manepora’a reclaims seat

The former Member of Parliament for East Are’Are constituency in Malaita province Andrew Manepora’a has reclaimed his parliament seat this election. The Kadere party of Solomon Islands (KPSI) candidate has reclaimed his seat by polling 2378 votes. His runner up Andrew Hanaria Keniasina managed to poll 1913, followed by Edward Jacob Ronia with 194 votes…

Choiseul PPC commends voters

Choiseul Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Rolland Lapo has commended all the communities and voters in the province for their respect during last week’s election and counting. Speaking from Taro, the PPC said throughout last week, police have no records of any crime related activities which may have disrupted the election and counting process. He said…

Temotu assembly dissolves today

Temotu Provincial Assembly (TPA) will convene its last meeting to dissolve the house ahead of provincial elections. Temotu premier Brown Beu had expressed, top of the agenda is to pass the provincial supplementary budget. The Solomon Star had cited the Temotu supplementary budget 2014/2015 which is $1,020,000.00. The recurrent expenditure are office of the premier,…