N-DOC suspends privileges in quarantine stations

The Camp Management Sector Committee of the National Disaster Operations Committee (N-DOC) has suspended privileges that allowed families and relatives to bring in food and other items for persons in Quarantine Stations (QS) for an indefinite period as of today, Wednesday 23rd December 2020.   The suspension of this privilege came about after it was…

Royals players snatch individual awards

The winners of the inaugural Solrais Women’s Premier League and championship, the RSIPF Royals were also awarded two individual awards at the awards night held recently in Honiara. Police Constable (PC) Francina Mautai and Royals midfielder won the coveted player of the season award, a statement from Police Media Unit said.  Royals goalkeeper Margaret Kofela…

East Malaita football event underway

The East Malaita Constituency Christmas Senior Division Football Tournament for ward 16 kicked off early this week at Faumamanu School playing ground. The 11 aside soccer tournament is being sponsored by East Malaita constituency Member of Parliament (MP) Manasseh Maelanga. A total of 22 teams are participating in the competition. The East Malaita Constituency Senior…

Lai: a milestone achievement

PRESIDENT of the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF), William Lai says the recent groundbreaking for the new Futsal and indoor sports complex is a milestone achievement.  Lai told the media that the time has come for futsal to have a home following many promises done over the past years. “This is great news because in…

TFL games underway

THE annual TLF games at Laugwata in the interior part of ward 3 in West Kwara’ae Constituency, Malaita Province has kicked off on Monday 21st December. TFL stands for Tehila, Laugwata, and Faubora communities. The one-week TLF games were officially opened by Malaita Provincial Minister for Youth, Women and Sports Ivan Tonafalea on Sunday. President…

FD Reds, Kairos cup new champs

FD Reds Football Club (FC) from Fo’ondo community in North Malaita has been crowned the 2020 champions of the Kairos Cup. They won the tournament after defeating Gwau’ulu Boys Football Club (FC) in the grand final.  FD Reds FC walked away with the first prize; a trophy and $4000 cash prize while runner-up Gwou’ulu Boys…

Community lead conservation encouraged

MEMBERS of the Totoku Community on Simbo Island, Western Province are being encouraged to take up the leading role in conservation efforts to protect their marine resources. The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) last week rolled out four (4) Community-based Fisheries Management Plan, In-shore Fishing Aggregating Devices (IFAD/Rafter), and Financial Inclusion Initiative. A Management…