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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

    Slow police investigation adjourns Rennell murder case

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPAThe case into last month’s killing incident in West Rennell has been adjourned since police are yet to complete investigations.Prosecution told court yesterday that investigation into the killing at Avatai village is...

    PC Tepai: why I love my job

    POLICE Constable David Tipasua Tepai, 42, from Lavagu Village on Rennell Island in the Rennell and Bellona province has faced numerous challenges during his 14 years as a police officer but the challenges have...

    Upside down deaths

    BY BEN BILUAPEOPLE living near Lake Tegano, the biggest freshwater lake in the southern hemisphere, have expressed fear at the recent unexpected deaths of flying foxes in the area.Reports from the island, which hosts...

    Man charged with murder of rugby player

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPAA man has been charged with the murder of a young man in Avatai village, west Rennell.Earlier this week, Island Sun reported this incident in which the victim was a well-known national...

    Renbel premier ready for motion

    BY BEN BILUATHE Premier of Rennell and Bellona province has welcomed the motion of no confident filed against him.“Bring it on,” Willie Tuhagenga said in an interview with Island Sun yesterday ahead of the...

    Motion to be moved against Renbel premier

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITUA motion of no confidence will reportedly be moved against the premier of Rennell and Bellona province this Full Assembly.Premier Willie Tuhagega has welcomed the motion, highlighting the baseless nature of the...


    FOR over 25 generations, the people on Rennell Island located 209 kilometres South of Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands depended on their land, forests and the surrounding sea for food and on the rain,...

    Covid-19 window

    Open international sea access in Renbel province concerns publicBY PETER ZOLEVEKE IITHE open sea traffic in Rennell and Bellona province is worrying citizens, who are calling for national government to act.While Solomon Islands is...

    Work on mobile coverage commence in East Rennell

    By Mike PuiaWORK on a telecommunication tower in East Rennell, Renbel Province, is expected to have started on Monday 9th March.Reports reaching Island Sun confirmed machineries have been moved to the site earmarked in East...

    Renbel battles with ‘huge’ arrears

    By Mike PuiaIn Tigoa,THE current Renbel provincial government was welcomed with huge arrears when it assumed office in August last year.The first arrears the government battled with totaled $40,000, incurred to the Solomon Islands National...