Call to reduce loud music when heading west side

Chiefs and elders from the communities of Sagalu ward in North West Guadalcanal are calling on the traveling public to respect church services on Sundays, since loud music from vehicles always distract the church congregation. This was revealed by the Northwest Guadalcanal Solomon Star stringer John Toki yesterday He said the chiefs are very concern…

Mayor may face arrest

A warrant of arrest will be issued for Honiara City Mayor Alfrence Fatai if he fails to turn up in court on July 26. Public Prosecutor Olivia Ratu asked the court to issue a bench warrant following the mayor’s absence in court on Tuesday. She said the accused is to explain to the court why…

German Accordion orchestra band here

Honiara international airport was packed on Tuesday by Bosconians to welcome the visiting Accordion orchestra group from Saxony-Germany. The band arrived from Papua New Guinea after conducting a number of performance there. While in Honiara they will perform at Don Bosco Technical Institute (DBTI) Auditorium tomorrow – Thursday, 21st July from 6.00pm, and at Don…

Materials bound for Baegu/Asifola

Wards six and nine within the Baegu/Asifola constituency in North Malaita is set to receive building materials through their grants under the constituency funds. Materials are being shipped to the constituency on Monday. Member of Parliament for the constituency, Augustine Auga said materials delivered are sourced from various grants including housing scheme project, rural livelihood…

Females top new RN’s list

FROM the twenty six new registered nurses that were recognised in a registration ceremony yesterday, nineteen of whom were female. These nurses were probationers after completing their academic studies. This means, they are now registered nurses after completing one year on probation. To confirm their registration, a ceremony was held at the Wesley United Church,…

More registered nurses join nursing council

TWENTY six (26) more nurses have been registered into the Nursing Council of Solomon Islands, in a ceremony yesterday. The registration ceremony took place at the Wesley United Church witnessed by relatives, friends, and family members. It was a proud moment for everyone to finally the nurses being recognised as RNs – Registered Nurses. These…

‘Strike plan illegal’

ANY move by police officers to go on strike should their Special Duty Allowances (SDA) are not paid by this week is deemed illegal. Commissioner of Police Frank Prendergast revealed this following reports the officers may not turn up for duty if their outstanding allowances are not paid this pay day. “Any move by the…

Dispute lands men in court

Seven men accused of burning down a house at East Central Guadalcanal in relation to a logging dispute with supporters of another logging company will be appearing in court again, Tuesday. This is when prosecution will confirmed to the court on what section under the Criminal Procedure Code (CPC) to withdraw the arson charges against…