Panga case back in court

THE matter of the former Guadalcanal premier Stephen Panga, who faces a charge of abuse of office, will return to court again, April 8. Panga was excused from attending court on Tuesday. His trial last year had been vacated after prosecution made an application to admit the statement of one of their witnesses. Principal Magistrate…

Varley conducts brief visit to West

Police Commissioner Mathew Varley successfully conducted a half day visit to the Western Province on Tuesday. He visited three centres starting at the provincial capital, Gizo then onto Ringi and Seghe. The short visit was to discuss issues related to next week’s election, its preparation,  the safety and security of the people in Western province…

PM’s OFFICE LEAKING

Staff told to work from home By ANDREW FANASIA STAFF in the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet have been told to work from home while urgent renovation is being done at the office. That’s according to officials working there. The rotting office has been leaking since last year. A short video of the…

Pre-polling held successfully

A FIRST ever pre-polling was successfully carried out on Thursday in Honiara and throughout all provincial capitals. Election Manager for Honiara Jude Devesi told this paper, Thursday that the pre-polling was good except few issues encountered that he will have to take it up to the electoral boss. “All is good except for a few…