Apr 24, 2019 Last Updated 10:14 AM, Apr 24, 2019

Mob fear grips Honiara

By Netani Rika A MOB is moving along the main highway into the Solomon Islands capital this hour.  There are reports from Burns Creek of attempts to burn Prime Minister Manasseh Sogovare's home.  The mob is on the Prince Philip Highway carrying flaming branches and moving through Ranadi towards the…
Last modified on Wednesday, 24 April 2019 22:14
By Netani Rika in Honiara POLICE have brought angry mobs under control using tear gas in Solomon Islands’ capital, Honiara.  Tear gas was fired into a mob of youths at the Fijian Quarter as they tried to cross into China Town to attack Chinese shops.  Earlier in the day police…

Police contains Angry Mob

STONE throwing police have held back an angry mob on the outskirts of China Town in Honiara. The youths crossed a bridge from the Fijian Quarter but were held back by police and hired security guards. Mobs forned shortly after the election of Manasseh Sogovare as Prime Minister earlier today.…
Last modified on Wednesday, 24 April 2019 16:05
RIOT police have been deployed in the Solomon Islands capital after tensions escalated following the election of Prime Minister Manasseh Sogovare. A truck of armed riot police was deployed to Point Cruz at 1pm. The unit has moved towards China Town where riots and lioting took place in 2006. Police…

It’s Sogavare

MANASSEH Sogovare has been elected Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands this hour. Sogovare- who lost the confidence of parliament last year - accepted his election on nationsl television. He will be sworn in by Governor General Sir Fred Kabui at a later date. Sogovare secured 36 of the 50…

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