Provisional soccer squad announced 

INTERIM head coach for the country’s national men’s football squad, Eddie Marahare has announced the 42 provisional football squad, Wednesday. The provisional squad comprises four goalkeepers, seven centre-backs, four left-backs, four right-backs, eight central midfielders, four left flankers, five right flankers and six strikers. Most of them are players picked up from the Telekom S-league…

PAID IN FULL 

N-East Guadalcanal MP settles outstanding SINU dues MORE than forty North East Guadalcanal Constituency students studying at the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) have had their outstanding fees paid out, Wednesday. It was their newly-elected Member of Parliament, Ethel Lency Vokia, who came to the rescue. Mrs. Vokia told Solomon Star that the first 41…

Student jailed for sexual offences

A YOUNG man who confessed to having forced sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old girl last year has been sentenced to two years in prison without suspension, Wednesday. The juvenile (D.A) who cannot be named for legal reasons was sentenced after pleading guilty to one count of sexual intercourse with a child under 15 years of…

DJOKOVIC RESIGNS

As OUR Party Interim President   CHIEF of Staff at the Prime Minister’s Office, Robson Djokovic has resigned from his position as the Interim President of the OUR Party on 8th March 2021, under OUR Party letterhead with his official signature. The letter was addressed to the OUR Party Parliamentary Wing Leader Manasseh Sogavare who…

Market vendors in Gizo mark big day

GIZO Market Vendors Association (GMVA) along with women from the surrounding islands of Western Province celebrated the annual International Women’s Day (IWD) on Monday. The event was colorfully commemorated at the Gizo main market seafront. Chairman of Gizo Market Steering Committee, Minister for Women, Youth and Sport, Council of Women and Women leaders, Plastic Wise…

Australia proud to help advance gender equality here

|The Australia Government said they are proud to help improve gender equality for women and girls in the Solomon Islands. Speaking on behalf of the Australian Government in a celebration to mark International Women’s Day 2021 in Honiara was Julie McCallum, Counsellor for Human Development at the Australian High Commission’s Office in the Solomon Islands.…

HONIARA CITY CLEAN-UP IS EVERYONE’S BUSINESS

DO you notice that Honiara City gets dirtier every year? The ever-growing and widening potholes which turn into “lakes” overtime on our roads simply amplify the ugly image of our city.  So whose responsibility is it to keep our city clean all year round? Is it the Honiara City Council? Is it the national government?…