Communities take delivery of new water supply

Communities of Maneasinimae and Taumaetarau in ward 23 of small Malaita constituency in Malaita province have taken ownership of new water supply project on Friday. This means that women and children of Palasu’u, Rota, Oloha and Wapu villages will no longer walk far distance like before to collect water for their daily use. These are…

Our culture is our pride

“Our Culture is our pride” that was the statement made by the leader of Turarana cultural group Mr. Salave Matia when asked what motivated him to led young Children to participate in the cultural activities on the international Museum day that took place at the National Museum Art Gallery in Honiara on Friday 19 May…

NSJC warns NFs

The NOCSI National Selection and Justification Committee (NSJC) has warned national sports federations they can be left out of participating in the upcoming Mini Pacific Games in Vanuatu if they do not meet the requirements and expectation of the National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI). In a statement from the NSJC yesterday, NOCSI Vice-President…

West to ban plastic bag

THE WESTERN provincial government has put a ban on plastic bag to be used in the province. This was endorsed during an urgent meeting early this week. “I hate plastic bag!, a bolt and provoking statement, that Hon. Wayne Maepioh Premier of Western Province made at a local ministerial and stakeholder holder officials meeting held…

Prime Minister signs second firearms amnesty

Prime Minister of Solomon Islands has signed the second and final firearms amnesty for the country on Monday. The three weeks grace period kicked off yesterday and will end June 9th. A statement from the Police Media Unit said, the amnesty program is implemented by the Royal Solomon Police Force and other stake holders. “The…

Suspect detained in Auki

The second murder suspect in connection to the LGZ shop double murder over the Easter will be transferred over to Honiara from Auki soon. The suspect who is being identified as Raymond Keota is still being detained at the Auki police custody since Sunday night. This was confirmed by the Auki police operational commander Timothy…

Reef robbers’ fine paid

The daily fines for the 40 crews and three captains of the blue boats for illegally staying in the country are now paid. This was confirmed in court on Monday by Immigration Officer Chris Akosawa who appeared on behalf of the matter. He said the total fine of USD$4,300 had been transferred to the Solomon…

Prime Suspect Nabbed

The prime suspect into the LGZ shop double murder case has been finally arrested in Lau/Mbaelelea, Malaita province in the early hours of Sunday morning. The second murder suspect who was identified as Raymond Keota was successfully apprehended between 4am and 5am, Sunday morning when police shut him down after the suspect____s attempt to evade…

New Tulagi Police Station to service local community

Minister for Police, Correctional Services and National Security Stanley Sofu and Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Commissioner Matt Varley and RAMSI Special Coordinator Quinton Devlin have today officially opened the new state-of-the-art Tulagi Police Station. Also present at the opening was Provincial Premier the Honourable Patrick Vasuni. The $7 million SBD complex is the…

Police apologise for error made in court

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) wishes to apologise to the Dependent Security Firm following the inaccurate use of the company’sname during the presentation of a court brief on Tuesday (16 May 2017). The company was incorrectly referred to in relation to the charging of a man for his alleged involvement in the LGZ…