Naka is back

National striker, James Naka has been recalled for training in preparation for the finals of the third stage of the World Cup Qualifiers against New Zealand. This was confirmed by the Head Coach, Spaniard Felipe Vega Arongo on Wednesday. Felipe met with Naka yesterday and has agreed that Naka will be back for training starting…

School basketball resumes this weekend

THE High School Basketball league competition will resume matches this weekend. Four matches are scheduled for Sunday August 6 at the Multipurpose Hall. Bishop Epalle Bombers will take on USP Islanders boys at 12pm to kick off the day’s actions followed by Bishop Epalle girls and USP Islanders girls at 1pm. Betikama boys will play…

MASSIVE DAMAGE

Villagers fear for environment VILLAGERS in east Are’are, Malaita, fear for their environment after a logging company destroyed two hectares of virgin mangrove forest. MEGA logging company landed at Rurata in March this year and in the process of building a wharf, destroyed the community’s mangrove trees. “They not only destroyed our mangroves, but also…

Accused to take plea again

A MAN accused of setting fire to a bulldozer at a logging camp in Isabel Province early this year will take his plea again today. This was after Nicholas Luavera entered a guilty plea to the arson charge yesterday when he was arraigned. However, his guilty plea was inconsistent with his lawyer’s advice as he…