Girl lied being raped

A YOUNG women who earlier alleged being raped in  Auki township, Malaita Province last week had later admitted she was a victim of domestic violence during the incident. The young woman whom this paper carried her story as being raped exactly as she had earlier confessed to Malaita Council of Women centre in Auki had…

Fa’arodo joins SIFF force

Fa’arodo appointed new technical and development officer Solomon Islands international football player, Henry Fa’arodo Junior has been appointed as the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SFF) new football technical and development officer. The announcement was made by the SIFF president, William Lai. This position has been vacant for the past two years. Lai thanked Fa’arodo for…

Hockey gains momentum

The first ever hockey competition has been successful in their start a week ago and is scheduled to continue with more interesting matches this weekend. The already played matches have been interesting with new twist and turns in the latest results. Over the weekend saw three women’s matches and five men’s matches played. On Saturday…

PNG 7s Squad trimmed

PORT MORESBY, ( POST COURIER) -The Puma Energy Papua New Guinea Sevens train-on squad has been finalised to prepare for tournaments in Singapore and New Zealand. PNG Sevens assistant coach Douglas Guise yesterday confirmed the 15 players that they will use to select 12 players for each tournament. Guise said an extended squad of 18…

Poor attendance to parliament

THERE was an apparent poor turn out in Parliament yesterday believed to be connected to the political instability within the government following the removal of senior Government ministers early this week.  Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Douglas Ete resigned on Sunday after learning about the move to remove him. The parliament chamber was half full when…

National midwifery conference underway

THE national midwifery conference is currently underway at the Melanesian Haus, Saint Barnabas Cathedral in Honiara. With the theme “Restrengthening Midwifery in the Solomon Islands”, the conference entered its first day yesterday. More than 50 midwives and other health professionals from all over the country are attending the conference. During the event, the participants will…