Committal hearing on Mbike case tomorrow

A committal hearing will be conducted tomorrow in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court on the case of the four of the five people accused of the Mbike Island shooting incident. Aikan Maelausia, Harrison Niumalefo, Billy Kanakana Ringasui and Julyn Mika have appeared briefly yesterday and their matter further adjourned for the committal hearing. A fifth accused,…

Weekend crime update

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) has conducted operation ‘Zero Tolerance’ in the capital Honiara over the weekend.  The operation targeted anti-social behaviours, traffic offences and other nuisances. Officers deployed under the operation were on the lookout for offenders and were instructed to implement a zero tolerance approach.  The reports attended and operational data…

US pays tribute to statesman

THE United States (US) government through its embassy in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea shares condolences on the passing of statesman Sir Peter Kenilorea. A statement from the embassy on Monday said Sir Peter’s service for the Solomon Islands will be ‘fondly’ remembered. “We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Right Honorable…

Traffic during state funeral procession

HONIARA city will be expecting temporary disruption with the traffic this morning during the funeral procession of the late Sir Peter Kenilorea. The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) will be conducting traffic controls and will be disrupting traffic within parts Honiara City this morning. A statement from the Police said, “the temporary traffic disruption…

Sir Allen pays tribute

FORMER Prime Minister, Sir Allen Kemakeza has paid tribute to late Sir Peter Kenilorea for his contribution in government, politics and nation building. Sir Peter, a statesman and the nation’s first Prime Minister died at the National Referral Hospital(NRH) in Honiara last Thursday 25th February 2016, at age 72. He led the country to attain…

Announcement of by-election results

A press conference will be held at Honiara City Council’s chambers on Thursday 3rd March 2016  at  10am  to announce the results of the by election of Vuhokesa ward in Central Honiara.. The by-election will be held tomorrow. The by-election Returning Officer will be present as will the Acting Lord Mayor and City Clerk to…

Second workshop on 2014 Draft Federal Constitution

Permanent Secretaries and Under Secretaries of the various Government Ministries are currently undergoing a workshop as part of the Public Awareness on the 2nd 2014 Draft Federal Constitution of Solomon Islands. The Constitutional Reform Unit (CRU) is organising it at Heritage Park Hotel. CRU, DCC Government’s Fundamental Reform Unit (FRU) and Constitutional Congress, led by…