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New political party formed

BY NED GAGAHEA new political party has...

Seven communities to benefit from US grant

By EDDIE OSIFELOABOUT seven communities in Guadalcanal...

Case of woman assault returns to court today

BY JENNIFER KUSAPATHE case of a woman...

Court condemns recent rioting

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPAPRINCIPAL Magistrate Felix Hollision says the recent looting and rioting in Honiara must be condemned as it causes fear to members of the public, business owners and investors.Hollision said the ransacking, looting...

LSL closes in on government

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SIG given until Friday to settle $32.4MBy EDDIE OSIFELOLEVERS Solomon Limited (LSL) has given the Government until Friday to comply with its High Court order.This followed negotiations with the Government officials in Honiara yesterday.LSL...

Djokovic’s case adjourned pending appeal

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPATHE case of the Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff Robson Djokovic has again adjourned to October 6 pending his appeal before the Court of Appeal.Djokovic’s case was mentioned before Deputy Chief Ricky...

21-yo man jailed for rape

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPAA 22-year-old man has been sentenced to three years for raping a 16-year-old girl in Santa Cruz, Temotu province.The incident occurred in 2019, when the man was 19 years old.The man had...

Father on trial over alleged rape of daughter

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPATHE hearing of evidence into the case of a father accused of raping his daughter at a school in Isabel is continuing at the High Court.The trial started yesterday with the prosecution...

No bail for 2 men on attempted murder charge

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPABail has been refused for two men alleged of attempted murder.The incident occurred at a village in Northeast Guadalcanal on December 26 last year.Defence yesterday sought bail reasoning that the case is...

Landmark ruling

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPAIN 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...

Cashbox case hearing today

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPAPROSECUTION and defence lawyers will make sentencing and mitigation submissions today regarding the case of a man convicted of stealing foreign and local currencies in 2020.Sentencing and mitigation submission has to be...

Juveniles stealing prevalent in Honiara: Court

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPAYoung people ending up in court for stealing is prevalent in Honiara, it is reported.Principal Magistrate Augustine Aulanga uttered this when sentencing a juvenile to 12 months’ imprisonment yesterday for stealing three...

Bus-driver in hit-and-run incident face trial on Tuesday

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPAHEARING of evidence into the case against the bus-driver accused of causing death on a pedestrian will commence on April 6 2021 before Deputy Chief Magistrate Ricky Iomea.The accused Konge Diau denied...