Police records criminal stats for 2017

The Crime Records Office of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force has recorded 5,457 criminal cases throughout the country in 2017. The record highlights various categories of crimes and in which the highest number of cases recorded was crime against person 1,812; statute offences 1,683; crime against property 1,430; public morality 120 cases and crime…

Su’u F6 students unhappy with results

FORM six students of Su’u National Secondary School in Malaita are not satisfied with their external results for 2017 following the release of the form seven results early this week. A student speaking to the Solomon star in Auki said it was a surprising result for most of the students since most of them have…

Solomon Water future focused

SOLOMON Islands Water Authority, trading as Solomon Water, unveiled its Strategic Plan for the next 30 years to the public this week. The SOE’s Strategic Plan, which sets out its focus up until 2047, was developed for Solomon Water by Australian firm Hunter H20. A Tariff Review is also part of the plan and this…

Man missing since Sunday

A MALE person has been reported missing in the early hours of Sunday at Tenaru area, East Guadalcanal. His name is Nathaniel Tova, who lives at Tenaru area and was last seen wearing a T-Shirt. These are the only information the police can give about the missing person as they are unable to give further…

Police thank Australia for help

THE Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) commends the Government of Australia and other development partners for their assistance towards the work of the Force in addressing gender based violence in Solomon Islands. “We have our challenges in the implementation of the Family Protection Act since it became effective in 2016 but the assistance from…

Aust MPs to visit Live and Learn today

NINE members of the House of Representatives from Australia will be visiting the Henderson Community based Sanitation Enterprise in East Honiara on Friday. Angela Ishihanua Hygiene and Sanitation Officer for Live and Learn have confirmed, Thursday. She said the Members of Parliament (MPs) will have a short visit just to see and know about what…

Villagers resolve differences

 POLICE have received reports from Maoro village in Malaita of some youths grouping up intending to attack another village there. Supervising Commissioner for the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Juanita Matanga on Thursday said some youths from Maoro village allegedly grouped up intending to launch an attack at Fulikafo village.  “This is something to…

Kela snatches top USP economics award

Saint Nicholas form seven student, John Kela has topped the Pacific Technical and Advanced Education 2017 Foundation Economic Studies award. The award was under the University of South Pacific (USP), an award to recognize the top foundation students at the USP. The award was presented at the Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE) foundation…

CHURCH LEADER SLAMS CLAIMS

Kemuel Kaleni: I am just a pastor, not prophet or king By BIRA’AU W. SAENIin Auki  THE leader of a religious group in Malaita who was the subject of much discussions and criticisms over the past days, on Wednesday spoke out for the first time to the Solomon Star. Kemuel Kaleni, 83, from central Kwara’ae,…