More women in North Guadalcanal get solar

TWO hundred elderly mothers and those with special needs within North Guadalcanal Constituency (NGC)on Tuesday received solar kiteach thanks to their Member of Parliament (MP)Samson Maneka. The ceremony to handover the solar kits was conducted at Nguvia Catholic station near GPPOL 2. The handing over of the items coincided with the second appointed day celebration…

Deputy PM engineered my termination

Sasako speaks of his sacking GOVERNMENT media consultant Alfred Sasako has blamed the deputy prime minister Douglas Ete for his sacking. He said this on Tuesday when confirming receiving his termination letter, which he said was dated 27 July 2015. “The letter backdated to 27th July was signed by the Special Secretary to the Prime…

REP – a model project

SO the World Bank has approved an additional US$1.5 million (SBD$11.9 million) to extend the Rapid Employment Project (REP) until December 2016. The bank announced this great news on Tuesday. It’s great news because REP is a project that has made significant difference to lives of many ordinary Solomon Islanders on the outskirts of Honiara.…

Stage 1 draw revealed

OFC: Oceania’s first steps towards the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ will be made on 31 August when the Stage 1 of the OFC Qualifiers gets underway at Loto-Tonga Soka Centre in Nuku’alofa, Tonga. The official draw for the event was conducted at the OFC Headquarters in Penrose, Auckland revealing the path the four sides,…

‘We miss our colorful soccer’

THE young coach and former national soccer player Joel Puia Konofilia says Solomon Islands has missed its original way of soccer nowadays. Konofilia was the coach for FC west Honiara which will be competing in the upcoming NSL. Speaking to this paper, he said that Solomon Islands had missed its original way of doing good…

Talasasa: Critics come join us

Chef De Mission for Team Solomon to the recent Pacific Games, Ronald Bei Talasasa has called on all critics to join forces with the National Olympics Committee of the Solomon Islands (NOCSI), sports athletes and the Government of Solomon Islands to rebuild the image of sports in the country. Talasasa made the call following many…

United wins friendly

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Missing duo alive

TWO fishermen from Patu village in Central Rannogah, Western Province who went missing last week have been reportedly found alive after being rescued near Bougainville, Papua New Guinea (PNG) over the weekend. The two men were on a fishing trip to prepare for a wedding on Wednesday. They were said to have travelled on a…