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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

YWCA Girls Rise Up! changes Clera’s life

CLERA Tegu is a 17 year-old girl from Makira Ulawa Province who says the Girls Rise Up! project “has changed my life.” Clera is one...
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    Police’s burden

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    1000-plus cases, RSIPF find difficulty in disposing high profile cases By EDDIE OSIFELO THE two investigation departments with the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) are finding it difficult to dispose high profile cases quickly. This is...

    Landmark ruling

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    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA IN a landmark ruling, a Malaysian logging company has been ordered to pay $3.2 million to landowners in Isabel for trespass, nuisance and damages it caused to the environment. Solomon Islands Court of...

    Magistrate talks out against excessive alcohol use

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    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA DEPUTY Chief Magistrate Ricky Iomea is reiterating the caution against excessive use of alcohol. He says it is common knowledge that excessive alcohol consumption seemed to be one of the causes of anti-social...

    Stop delays and unnecessary adjournment of court cases: chief justice

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    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA CHIEF Justice Sir Albert Palmer has again raised concern over the delay and continuous adjournment of cases before the court. He said such delays should be avoided at all costs as these may...

    Media attacks on judges unacceptable: Soma

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    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA PRESIDENT of the Solomon Islands Bar Association (SIBA) Eran Soma has raised disappointment over reports published in the media attacking judges over particular decisions. Soma said such personal attacks are unacceptable and uncalled...

    PM’s chief of staff citizenship hearing made

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    BY JENNIFER KKUSAPA THE civil case hearing on the issue of citizenship in relation to the Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff Robson Djokovic was made yesterday at the High Court. Wilson Rano who represents Djokovic filed...

    Prosecution told to amend PTC checklist

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    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA PRINCIPAL Magistrate Fatimah Taeburi has told prosecution to amend the current PTC checklist and file to the court by December 15. This is in regards to the case against a 37-year-old man accused...

    SINU council refers VC visa rejection to court

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    By EDDIE OSIFELO SOLOMON Islands National University (SINU) Council through its legal counsel has lodged an application to the High Court for a judicial review over the visa issues involving Vice Chancellor Dr Ganesh Chand...

    Border crosser case pending

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    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA POLICE Commissioner Mostyn Mangau says the case against two Shortland men accused of assisting a Bougainvillean cross the western border is yet to be finalised as some statements are yet to be...

    PM’s Chief of staff fined $1,700

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    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff Robson Djokovic has been ordered to pay a fine of $1,700 by Wednesday August 5 after he was convicted of careless driving. The court imposed a fine...