Mothers dream and courage drives on

The 2013 US Women of Courage Award winner’s dreams keep on going as she is about to open her second school and a third to be built soon. Speaking to this paper in an interview early this week, Beverly Komasi said that her bigger plans are underway with work in serving the nation to be…

Court clarifies decision to issue certificate

The Central Magistrate Court in Honiara has stated that the Certificate of No Appeal issued for Asia Pacific Investment Development (APID) tenement on West Rennell is done according to the Act. Speaking to the Solomon Star yesterday, an officer from the Central Magistrate who wants his name withheld said, that the decision to give APID…

Judgement date set for attempted rape accused

A man standing a one day trial for attempted rape in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court will know his fate on August 18. During the trial on Tuesday, prosecution called three witnesses including the alleged victim in the hearing before Acting Deputy Chief Magistrate Shepherd Lapo. The accused, David Oigau did not call any witnesses during…

Father faces rape charge

Prosecution has confirmed they will be proceeding with the rape charge against a man who allegedly raped his daughter this year at a plantation in East Guadalcanal. The 65-year-old father who cannot be named to protect the identity of his 15 year-old daughter has been initially charged with one count of rape and another count…

Landowners demand answers

Disgruntled landowners of West Rennell are demanding answers while rubbishing claims that a 90-days notice was served for grieving parties to make an appeal to the Customary Land Appeal Court (CLAC) over the registered tenement (land) by APID for mining operation. This came after government appointed lands acquisition officer Penrose Palmer and APID land coordinator…

Federations to meet

Team Managers (TM) for all sports that have attended the recent PNG 2015 have been asked to convene at the NOCSI conference room on Wednesday 22 July, 5:30pm. This is to cover the following matters:- (i)                Acknowledgement by NOCSI Board (ii)                Vote of thanks by CDM PNG 2015 (iii)               CDM Report – Team SOL (iv)             …

Decision of the OFC Disciplinary Committee

OFC: On 12 July 2015, the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Disciplinary Committee reached a decision regarding the eligibility of the player Deklan Wynne in the match between New Zealand ad Vanuatu played on 10 July 2015 in the OFC Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The Committee formally communicated this decision to…

Banuve targets Rio

NADI, ( FIJI TIMES) —The Pacific’s fastest man Ratu Banuve Tabakaucoro has set his focus on securing a spot at the Rio Olympics next year. The Bau bullet said he was not surprised to break the 200m games record. “As for the Olympics I will try and qualify first as I still have 0.03seconds off…