Leadership

Dear Editor – I write to support sentiments expressed by Ishmael A. Nori in your letters column on 19 May 2016. In his letter Nori called on young people to turn their eyes to the nation’s current leadership and see that we no longer have the kind of leaders we used to have. Today, our…

Doing and getting

Dear Editor – The several expressions, which, lead to the topic I would like to share with the readers: ·        “If you continue doing what you’ve been doing you will continue getting what you’ve always gotten.” ·        “Hit them over- the-head with a 50mm X 100mm X 1.00mm timber to get the point across” ·        …

Bail ruling reserved for next week

The court has reserved its ruling on the bail applications made for the six people accused of the involving in a clash with another party at the Water Front night club in East Honiara. Deputy Chief Magistrate Shepherd Lapo after the hearing yesterday adjourned the matter to Monday next week for the ruling. The bail…

Man who raped wife faces sentence

The High Court will this afternoon sentence a man who raped his wife in 2013. The man who cannot be named to protect the identity of his wife, earlier denied the charge and the matter went before Justice Francis Mwanesalua for trial early this month. He however changed his pleas after his wife was in…

GPPOL murder accused remanded

A young man has been remanded, Tuesday at the Honiara Magistrates Court for the alleged murder of a teenage boy at the Guadalcanal Plains Palm Oil (GPPOL) over the weekend. Junior Taro will appear again in the Honiara Magistrates Court on June 6. He is now facing one count of murder following an incident on…

Parliament approves appropriation Bill

Parliament on Monday approved a supplementary appropriation bill seeking its approval for the regularisation of a total sum of $26.4 Million spent by the Government in the last quarter of 2015. The Minister for Finance and Treasury Hon Snyder Rini when tabling the ‘2015 Supplementary Appropriation Bill 2016’ at the Second Reading Stage $8.3 Million…

Fa’arodo takes arm band

Henry Fa’arodo Junior has been appointed as the team captain for the national men’s football squad for the OCF Nations Cup competition. Fa’arodo is not new to this task as he was mostly the first choice for the role in the previous squads. Fa’arodo has a wealth of experience tucked under his belt. He started…

No TSL players for Solomon Cup

The upcoming Solomon Cup competition will not feature players who featured for the 2015 and 2016 Telekom S-league. The decision was relayed at the recent Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) Congress in Honiara. This means the competition will feature talents from the provinces. Football fans and supporters see this as a positive move by SIFF…