Kakamoras shot Frigates

Hosts downed Eagles from medal share Makira Ulawa Football team are the champions of the 2016 Solomon Games football competition. The Eastern boys claimed the top spot after thrashing Isabel Frigates 3-0 in a stunning grand finale in front of a huge crowd at the Lawson Tama stadium on Saturday. The Frigates team was hoping…

SIRUF president happy with SG rugby comp

President of the Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) Frank Wickham says the 2016 Solomon Games rugby competitions have been very successful. Wickham echoed the sentiment at the closing of the rugby 7s competition on Friday at the Panatina rugby oval. “I would like to thank all teams who came to compete in this Solomon…

Ragomo, Stevenson settle with Minas Club

The Solomon Islands National Futsal Team Captain Elliot Ragomo is settling in with Minas Tenis Clube in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The Pacific Futsal star was accompanied by his team mate George Stevenson. The duo will be training with the Brazil’s top team for the next eight weeks as part of Kurukuru’s preparation in the lead-up…

Hockey appoints new development officer

THE Solomon Islands Hockey Federation has a new development officer. He is Erick. Erick was appointed by the Solomon Islands Hockey Federation (SIHF) together with the Oceania Hockey Federation (OHF). OHF Continental Officer Gil Gemming confirmed that Erick has a one year contract with us. “The contract is initially for one year, but we are…

MAL prepares to deploy new staff

THE Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) through its extension division has welcomed its new recruits into the Ministry Friday last week. A total of 12 new extension officers have been engaged and will be sent out to the provinces. On Friday night, MAL organized an official programme at the Jina’s restaurant with special treat…

Indonesia moves to isolate West Papua from MSG

Indonesia is confident the West Papua independence movement will never be granted full membership to the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG). Melanesian leaders debated the issue on Thursday in Honiara but delayed making a decision until September so that more clarity could be provided about membership criteria. Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai says he “gravely regretted”…

Mass termination imminent

SISA pledges to stand with students More than thirty government sponsored students studying at the University of South Pacific, (USP) Laucala Campus in Suva, Fiji are expected to be terminated and others receiving indefinite suspension to their scholarships. The 31 students are those who failed up to four courses during the first semester. A well…

BSP customers in Auki wants ATM repaired

Bank South Pacific customers (BSP) in Auki Malaita are calling for the quick reparation of the Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) in Auki. The only BSP ATM located at the BSB branch in Auki has stop working for three days now and customers are becoming frustrated. A frustrated customer told this paper in Auki that people…