Schools urged to play Basketball

THE Solomon Islands Basketball Federation (SIBF) encourages schools to play basketball not only to prepare them for the Pacific games 2023 but to make basketball popular in the country. Basketball is one of the unfamiliar sports in the country, most people and schools are not playing it. SIBF President Cyril Rachman highlighted this statement during…

$77m for CEMA’s revitalisation strategy

APPROXIMATELY SBD $77M will be channeled through the Ministry of Commerce Industry Labour and Immigration, Ministry of Agriculture & Livestock and Ministry of Infrastructure Development for the implementation of the seven year, 3-phase revitalisation strategy of the Commodities Export Marketing Authority (CEMA). The CEMA Board and Management will be responsible for the implementation of the…

PARI land is gov’t’s own

  Commissioner of Lands (CoL) Alan McNeil in a public consultation on Thursday in Noro, Western Province (WP) says the land mass commonly known as PARI land is now under the hands of government through COL. This was confirmed by Mahroy Vincent of Noro who was present during the meeting and described the consultation as one…

Hockey school program underway

THE hockey school program which prepares schools for the upcoming school sports carnival is underway in Honiara. After kicking off the program last week, Hockey Development Officer (HDO) Allan Temoa and Hockey President Winky Tee have now completed a number of schools under the program. The program covers introduction to hockey, basic hockey skills, ball…

In Court with Assumpta

Boy, 15, to face trial for manslaughter  Former lands surveyor guilty Murder in Central to High Court  Boy, 15, to face trial for manslaughter A 15 year-old male accused of the manslaughter of a man he allegedly assaulted at Bahai, Honiara in March has been committed to stand trial in the High Court, Thursday. The…