Two killed in boat tragedy

A young mother and a teenage boy died when the boat they’re travelling was hit by another boat on Friday night off Kolombangara island, Western Province. The tragedy occurred between 7pm-8pm close to Kukudu Adventist College. The Sunday Star was told yesterday two boats – one a 60-horse powered, the other a 40-horse – were…

PM clarifies role of Janus

THE role of Taskforce Janus is only to do investigation. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare was explaining in parliament the fundamental role of Taskforce Janus during deliberations on the Anti-Corruption Strategy recently. Mr Sogavare said Janus worked closely with the Director of Public Prosecution Office to investigate. He said if the case investigated is criminal in…

Students receive allowance

GOVERNMENT sponsored students studying at the University of South Pacific’s (USP’s) Laucala Campus in Fiji have finally received their March allowances, Friday. This was confirmed by Solomon Islands Students Association (SISA) to the Solomon Star. Over the weeks, students have expressed frustration in the media over the delay of their March allowances. However, it was…

Bank robber gets 2 years

A MAN who assisted in robbing the ANZ Automatic Teller Machine at Kwaimani Building, East Honiara, in 2014 has been jailed for two and half years, Wednesday. Severio Sulimae had pleaded guilty to one count of armed robbery and one count of malicious damage. This relates to the incident on the night of 25 July…