MALARIA OUTBREAK

Aligegeo school suspend classes A likely Malaria outbreak at Aligegeo Provincial Secondary School (PSS) in Malaita Province has forced the school to suspend classes for two days.  School principal Alick Bebesia told Solomon Star Auki that an average number of students and staff are currently down with high fever, cough and cold. Mr Bebesia said…

Juvenile sentenced for 1 year

A 15-year-old boy was sentenced to one year in prison for being part of group of men who broke into a liquor shop at Kukum and stole 83 cartoons of alcohol. The juvenile who cannot be named for legal reasons was sentenced after pleading guilty to one count of shop breaking. Principal Magistrate Fatima Taeburi…

Bloody Ridge Community a safe place-Maetabu

THE Bloody Ridge Community is a safe place to live and this is attributed to its establishment of community security task-force. The Bloody Ridge community security taskforce operates 24 hours daily to ensure community peace and order for residents and has been registered with the Company Haus. Bloody Ridge Community Security Taskforce Constable Moses Maetabu…

On Police Radar

Senior Ministers and a top official face arrest within days TWO senior Government Ministers and a top official are facing arrest in a matter of days, police insiders told Solomon Star, Saturday. One of the two Ministers could be arrested as early as tomorrow, Monday 01st August. The Minister allegedly faces 21 charges relating to…

Seasonal job surge

SEASONAL WORKERS’ SCHEME NUMBER TO ECLIPSE 5, 000 BY DECEMBER THE number of Solomon Islands nationals joining the seasonal workers’ scheme in Australia and New Zealand is expected to eclipse 5, 000 by December this year, according to government projections. Senior government officials told a news conference in Honiara two days ago this projection is…