Author: Sista Magazine

EOI – Web and Media Technician Sista

Background Sista is a charitable organization, established in Port Vila, Vanuatu, which is driven by feminist values. We use arts, media and communications to empower women and girls, raise awareness and advocate on issues that...

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First autopsy performed on Ambrym

Pathologist Crystal Garae conducted an autopsy on a 20-year-old girl on Ambrym last weekend. According to the Police Media Desk, this was the first ever autopsy to be done on another island, apart from Efate. The post-mortem was...

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Jail Term for Woman who Fought for Partner

The Magistrate Court on Malekula has sentenced a woman to 18 months imprisonment for intentionally assaulting another woman over her de-facto partner. On August 19, 2020 Mariedu Jacob appeared in Court and pleaded guilty to one...

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SUSPENDED SENTENCE FOR WOMAN WHO STABBED PARTNER

The Supreme Court has handed a suspended sentence to a woman over the fatal stabbing of her de-facto partner. 23-year-old Heromingly Marie Therese was convicted of one charge of intentional assault resulting in death, an offence...

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14-YEAR-OLD SENTENCED

A 14-year-old boy who was convicted of having sexual intercourse without consent and threatening to kill has been given a sentence of two years and nine months, but suspended for three years. Additionally, the young offender was...

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Man jailed for unlawful sexual intercourse

A 27-year-old man has been sentenced to 3 years and 8 months imprisonment for unlawful sexual intercourse with 14-year-old girl. Timothy Salro pleaded guilty at the earliest opportunity to unlawful sexual intercourse with a...

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Woman admits to stabbing partner

A young mother of one has entered a guilty plea on one count of Intentional Assault causing death, contrary to Section 107 (d) of the Penal Code Act [CAP 135]. Ms. Lasari Hinge admitted in court this week that she stabbed late...

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WOMAN JAILED OVER FATAL STABBING

The Supreme Court has sentenced a woman to six years and 10 months in jail, in relation to the fatal stabbing of her husband last year. Ms. Caroline Wasabulu, who resides in Pango had been convicted on one charge of intentional...

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One fatality after medical evacuation

One of the injured patients who was medevaced to Vila for emergency medical care in the aftermaths of category 5 cyclone Harold has recently died. The woman who died at Vila Central Hospital (VCH) is from Melsisi in central...

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SOE to be extended to respond to TC Harold

The National Disaster Committee (NDC) has asked the Government to extend the State of Emergency (SOE) imposed for COVID-19, in order to respond to the immediate needs of families impacted by cyclone Harold. This has been...

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ELECTION COUNTING STREAMING LIVE

The people of Vanuatu will for the first time in the country’s history witness the official counting of a national election via live streaming today. Caretaker Minister responsible for the Electoral Office and Internal Affairs,...

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OVER 21,000 VOTERS YET TO VOTE

Over 21,000 voters in four constituencies – Ambae, Maewo, Banks and Torres – will exercise their right to vote today, because of the delay in delivery of the ballot boxes yesterday. “The severe weather disrupted the...

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