“In its current bilateral form, development assistance from Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) allows only little that directly benefits the development of the private sector in Forum Island Countries (FICs) in general and trade and investment in particular.
The greatest show on earth, has now began.
• Solomon Islanders will be treated to a feast of football as Our Telekom brings live the 2014 World Cup to our television screens starting today.
• Brazil, the spiritual home of soccer, is hosting the global soccer event long dubbed the “Greatest show on Earth”.
• Our Telekom will televise all 64 matches live during the course of the month-long tournament.
• Brazil play Croatia in the opening game of the 2014 World Cup
• Thirty-two teams are participating in the tournament
• Spain are the current World Champions. They beat the Netherlands in a nail-biting grand-final in South Africa in 2010.
• Hosts Brazil have won the World Cup a record five times, the last in 2002
• The Solomon Star will bring you daily reports, reviews and analysis of the tournament. So stay with us.