Tribal conference held in Ranoggah

A tribal conference was recently conducted at Kara village in Ranoggah island, Western province for Kovala and Riuai tribe. Solomon Sammy who was part of the conference told Ranoggah Forum via the social media said the event was held on Friday 20th December 2019 based on the theme; ‘Knitted Together to Face Modernization Challenges.’  Chief…

Dead infant discovered

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) are investigating the discovery of the body of a three to four-month old female baby floating at sea close to the Vila area in West Guadalcanal on 26 December 2019.  Acting Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Guadalcanal Province, Superintendent Nixon Manetoga says,  “It is believed the incident…

HCC debts in millions

SBD$1.5 for unpaid water, electricity, rental bills IAN M.KAUKUI The Honiara City Council (HCC) has owed authorities more than SBD$1.5 million of unpaid bills for water, electricity, rental, land bills over the past 20 years. This was revealed by Lord Mayor, Wilson Mamae in a recent Press Conference on Christmas Eve. “It’s a huge debt…

Call for unity

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare in his Christmas greetings speech has called for unity over the beloved hapi isles of Solomon Islands.   Sogavare said though there are ups and down in life with all kinds of challenges faced, let the peace of the season enters all hearts as Christians.  “Fellow Solomon Islanders, I believe that in…

Police probe death at Henderson

Officers of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) are investigating the death of a 40-year-old person in the Henderson area East of Honiara that occurred, Thursday. Acting Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Guadalcanal Province, Superintendent Nixon Manetoga said his officers attended to a report of a man whose dead body was found in the SA…

Galokale: wasted public holiday

The Leader of the Independent Group has called on the Government to shift-away from doing things as usual by cutting back on unnecessary one-off public holidays in the coming New Year 2020. Robertson Galokale made the call in the light of the government’s recent declaration of today – Friday December 27 as a public holiday…

Bmobile coverage in NE Malaita down

BMOBILE network coverage in North East Malaita has reportedly down raising complaints from customers from Baegu-Asifola and Lau-Mbaelelea constituencies this festive season. Solomon Star Auki was told that Bmobile network users were unable to stay connected with their families in the country and overseas due to a suspected network failure. Most have wanted to call…

2019 fruitful year for DCGA 

THE last eight months of the Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) have been so fruitful, says the Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare in his Christmas greetings speech. Sogavare said his government has faced many challenges but also made some tremendous gains and achievements for its people and the country. He said one of the new…