Slow recovery ahead

SOLOMON Islands is facing a slow clean up and recovery following last week’s devastating floods. The country’s worst floods on record have left at least 23 people dead and more than 50,000 people homeless.   Boats are continuing the search for the dozens of missing, combing the shoreline along Guadalcanal and heading out to sea…

Voter registration extended

VOTER registration has been extended in certain areas for another 14 days. Chief Electoral Officer Polycarp Haununu confirmed this on Wednesday in light of the flood disaster. “The registration process which was scheduled to start on Monday 10th March and end on Friday 18th April is now extended to Friday 2nd May, 2014,” Mr Haununu…

Murder case adjourned

AN accused charged with murder following a killing in East Guadalcanal in 2010 has had his case further adjourned to April 23. Alphy Manedetea appeared in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court yesterday but was further remanded in custody. Police Prosecutor Abel Maelanga told the court that the file will be transferred to the Office of the…