Officer faces sexually harassment

A senior police officer accused of sexually harassing a female police officer way back in 2011 will appear in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court again on July 24. This is for the pre-trial conference on his case. The matter was set for a pre-trial conference hearing on Monday. That hearing however did not happen because the…

J-PRISM II committee meeting ends

This first steering committee meeting on the Japanese Technical Cooperation Project for Promotion of Regional Initiative on Solid Waste Management in Pacific Island Countries Phase 2 (J-PRISM II) has successfully ended on Monday at Solomon Kitano, Mendana Hotel. The meeting was attended by members of the project from nine Pacific countries including the Solomon Islands.…

Public forum planned for Gizo

CIVIL Society Groups in Gizo, Western Province are planning a public forum this week following disagreements with the provincial premier over his appointment of the provincial secretary. A statement from the Civil Society Group in Gizo said the Public Service had initially appointed Jeffrey Wickham to the post. However, it claimed the premier disagreed and…

Nine get honours and awards

A TOTAL of nine people were the lucky recipients of honours and awards this year. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare announced this during the commemoration of the 39th Independence Anniversary last Friday at Lawson Tama. The recipients are as follows; Ms. Georgina Ariki: Solomon Islands Medal (Silver) for long and distinguished service to the government and…

North road needs urgent fixing

Road users want the worst affected areas along the North Road in Malaita province to be fixed for fear of safety. According to locals from the Lau and Mbaelelea area, the condition of the road in the area which includes the main North Road and the feeder roads in the constituency has gone from bad…

Tu Ata games ends on high note

THE fifth Tu Ata games have ended with spectacular head to head grand final battles over the weekend at the Ever Green Red Beach Sports Grounds. Long time netball rivals Hale and Rove Fish Market kicked of the finals of the competition. Rove Fish Market entered the court to defend their title with vocal performance.…

HFA league postponed

The Honiara Football Association (HFA) Executive says their league will resume on July 22. HFA confirmed this to Star Sports on Monday. “The HFA league is postponed to resume on 22nd July 2017 for all divisions due to the current Solomon Cup games” HFA Executive appeals to every managers and team officials to pass the…