Rape accused face court

TWO seven-year-old girls have been allegedly raped in Isabel Province in November last year. The two separate cases were brought before the court on Monday but have been further adjourned to January 25. This is to give time for the Police Prosecutions to transfer the file to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions…

ATM robbery probe continues, court told

INVESTIGATION into the alleged robbery of an Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) at the Kwaimani building, Kukum, is still ongoing. A suspect is still at large and is yet to be arrested by police. Police Prosecutor Ethel Mae’ue yesterday informed the court of the ongoing investigations and sought further adjournment. This is to allow police to…

Crushing mill for West Guadalcanal

A new crashing mill for West Guadalcanal was launched over the weekend at Mangakiki village. More than 200 people turned to witness the occasion. Officiating in the launching was the minister for agriculture and livestock (MAL) David Tome, provincial and national leaders of West Guadalcanal constituency, chiefs and the main supporter of the project –…

Archbishop of Canterbury arrives

The Archbishop of Canterbury the Most Reverend and Right Honourable Justin Welby and his team arrived in the country on Sunday afternoon for one three days visit. A  high level delegation from the Church of Melanesian led by the Archbishop of the Church of Melanesian in Solomon Islands the Right Reverend David Vunagi and members…

Community development highlighted in Kirakira

World Vision joined the celebrations of Makira/Ulawa Province’s second appointed day last week and continued with a three days mini fair show. The mini show from August 4-6 saw World Vision’s Makira Area Program displaying their project activities as part of the celebration and show casing four projects namely, Makira Climate Change Adaptation project, Makira…