BY-ELECTION SET DOWN

Gizo-Kolombangara voters to elect new leader this year By EDDIE OSIFELO  CONSTITUENTS of Gizo-Kolombangara in Western Province are expected to go to the polls this year to elect their new leader. This is necessary after the High Court last November declared the election of Jimson Tanangada in the 2014 national elections null and void. The…

SIBC battles to stay on air

Power cut hits hard on national broadcaster By LYNNISSHA RUNA The national broadcaster, SIBC, is taking drastic and desperate measures to stay on air. This comes after Solomon Power’s recent disconnection of SIBC’s power supply due to a $65,000 outstanding bill.  The national broadcaster, which has the furthest reach and relied on by the rural…

MAN, 50, GETS NINE YEARS

Accused who had sex with minor jailed By ASSUMPTA BUCHANAN A MAN in his 50’s who impregnated his 12-year-old step-daughter has been jailed for nine years on Tuesday. The man, who cannot be named to protect the identity of the victim, was found guilty after a trial for one count of defilement. Justice Emmanuel Kouhota…

More GP CITREC graduates in Canada

Vancouver, CANADA: TWO more Graduate’s of Guadalcanal Province & Canadian International Training & Education Corp [CITREC] program have been admitted into Canada with opportunity for jobs and Permanent Residence nomination. Grace Delight Sutahi arrived in Canada late last week and was granted Canadian nomination for Permanent Residence. Ms. Delight is employed as a cook and…