Call for girl’s camp

WITH the growing number of cases involving rape and abuse against girls in the country, some parents and guardians are calling for the need for girls camps to become a regular program, especially in the Western Province. Sharing her concern Ms. Delrine Samu said having a daughter of her own it is comforting to know…

Athletics gear up

HCAA preparing for upcoming competitions   HONIARA City Athletics Associations (HCAA) is preparing for the upcoming athletics competitions earmarked for this year. A statement from the HCAA yesterday highlighted two competitions, the inter-secondary school, and the national athletics championship to be hosted by the Solomon Islands Athletics Federation (SIAF). The HCAA team is back on…

Coast eyes positive start

CENTRAL Coast FC aims for a positive start to their Telekom S-league (TSL) campaign, Wednesday. Coast will take on Southern United FC at 4 pm at Lawson Tama for their first match following the resumption of matches last month. They sit at fourth place with 25 points with seven matches left. A win for them…

11 more contact tracing samples

TECHNICAL Advisor to the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS), Dr. Yogesh Choudhri has announced that another eleven contact tracing samples have been collected in Malaita. This is in response to the covid-19 reactivation case on Malaita a fortnight ago. The additional 11 samples now bring the total of samples to 42 as part…

Cattle farm at Atori rehabilitated

THE Malaita Provincial Government (MPG) has moved into rehabilitating its old cattle farm at Atori in the eastern region of Malaita. The rehabilitation program is part of MPG’s commitment to revive and rehabilitate its cattle farms in the province.  A clearance – work at the Atori farm site has already commenced. Local communities have been…

New water charges for 2021 announced

SOLOMON Water has announced an increase in water charges for 2021 as part of its plan to improve water services in the city. In a statement on Tuesday, Solomon Water said, it strives to provide its customers with safe and reliable water and wastewater services.  It said, back in 2012, Solomon Water used to supply…