Ulawa/Ugi vote for change

THE cry for change in leadership in the islands of Ulawa and Ugi in Makira/Ulawa Province has been finally answered. Voters in Ulawa/Ugi constituency made this possible by electing a new Parliament representative during Wednesday’s polls. The new MP is William Marau. The need for change was evident in Mr Marau’s cruising victory over the…

Teenager jailed for various offence

A teenager has been sent to prison yesterday for a total of eighteen months after pleading guilty to three criminal charges. The 17-year-old juvenile from Malaita had on a previous court hearing entered guilty pleas to a robbery, intimidation and taking vehicle without authority charges. The court heard that on the morning of January 10,…

East Makira ballot boxes yet to arrive

The wet weather has forced the delay of ballot boxes from some of the polling stations in East Makira Constituency, especially the Weathercoast and the two Islands. Ballot boxes from West Makira have all arrived yesterday evening. Counting for the two smaller constituencies of Central and Ulawa Ugi started yesterday, normally. Makira Province continues to…

Counting of votes in Makira

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