Landowners want to engage in developments

THE Kazukuru group of landowners in the Western province have called on responsible authorities to prioritize and involve them in any development projects concerning Noro and Munda townships in the province. This was after the group claimed to have been left out all together in being allocated development projects, tenders and contracts that concerns their…

CBSI deplores ATM theft

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) yesterday condemned in the strongest term the recent theft and robbery of an ANZ ATM machine in Honiara over the weekend. Reacting to media reports that the country experienced its first ever ATM theft by alleged armed thieves on Friday night, CBSI Governor, Denton Rarawa said that this…

Multi-registered voters face prosecution

POLICE will soon investigate voters that have registered more than once during the recent biometric voter registration. Depending on police’s investigation they will be prosecuted. Chief electoral officer Polycap Haununu said details of almost 6000 people who have registered more than once are in the process of being forwarded  to police for investigations to determine…

Speaker dismisses claims

Speaker to parliament, Sir Allan Kemakeza has outrageously dismisses claims that he admitted his election candidacy during a visit to his people in Savo Island despite earlier clarified that he did not. Instead he will reconsider his candidacy seriously upon knowing he has great support from constituents when parliament dissolves soon. Parliament is understood be…

Maelanga to Bellona for big day

A high level delegation from government led by the acting Prime Minister Manasseh Maelanga will be attending the Rennell and Bellona 2nd Appointed Day celebration today in Bellona. The delegation which comprised of four other ministers and senior Government officials will travel on a chartered Solomon Airlines flight this morning. Renbel province is celebrating its…

Bobongi back to court in August

The trial on the case of the former Central Bank employee Philip Bobongi will resume in the High Court in August. This is for the defence case to start. Prosecution has already closed its case in early June after calling a total of 13 witnesses. The former CBSI currency officer Philip Bobongi, 44, is standing…

Gov’t on new police chief

Questions over whether or not the newly appointed police commissioner Frank Prendergast of Australia will take up his new role is still unclear since he has a case to answer in the Australian Federal Court. This was in relation to his involvement in the 2011 Christmas Island riot in which he was tapped as saying…