Police minister faces assault charge

Magistrates decline warrant of arrest application for Peter Shanel APPLICATION for the magistrate to issue a warrant of arrest yesterday for the Police Minister was declined. This was when the Member of Parliament for Central Guadalcanal Peter Shanel failed to show up in court for his assault case. The court refused to issue the warrant…

Beche-de-mer case mentioned

THE Beche-de-mer case that has been remitted back to the Honiara Magistrates’ Court for a re-trial has been mentioned on Monday. Accused Dr Regional Aipia was not present in court except for his lawyer, Wilson Rano of Rano & Company. Public Prosecutor Maito’o Hauirae told the court yesterday prosecution will be filing amended charges. An…

Court of Appeal sits

THE Court of Appeal has started its hearings on Monday at the High Court.   Three appealed cases have been heard yesterday before a three panel judge, Chief Justice Sir Albert Palmer, Sir Gordon Ward and Justice Edwin Goldsborough.   A total of 13 cases have been listed to go before the judges this week.   Among the…

High school rugby 7s finals today

The Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) high school rugby 7s has completed its pool games yesterday at the Panatina Rugby Oval. The competition kicked off on Easter Monday and continued yesterday with pool games while play offs and the finals will be played today. SIRUF development officer Fredson Soaki said, the tournament is part…

Rugby 7s workshop this week

Two World Rugby certified trainers will be in the country this week to run a rugby 7s workshop for coaches, players, students and any interested individuals in Honiara. They are Osea Umuumulovo and Eddie Waqa from Fiji rugby union and they will be co-delivering courses with the help of the SIRUF Coaching and MO Educators.…

Our Telekom assists MFA

Our Telekom Company has donated its own branded umbrellas and flags to Malaita Football Association (MFA) last Friday to support the current soccer league. The presentation was conducted at the Telekom head office in Auki, Malaita province. Telekom Auki branch manager Mike Selaga said, as the major sponsor of Our Telekom Malaita capital league which…

Hekari United leads Group C

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) – Hekari United with a 3-2 win over Tafea leads Group C of the Fiji Airways Oceania Champions League. The Papua New Guinea team, which has three points are equal level on points with New Zealand team Wellington FC but Hekari has a better goal forward meaning they are in the lead.…

Gannon adds experience to Lupe midfield

OFC: As far as football in the Pacific is concerned, Scott Gannon has seen his fair share of airport lounges. The Lupe Ole Soaga midfielder was brought into the side this year to offer some experience to the Samoan champions as they embarked on their first OFC Champions League campaign. And his impact was near…