Our national emblem

IN one of the series on SIBC in the programme “Election for what” on Sunday 14th September, 2014, a question was asked on the National Emblem as to the meaning of the shark and the crocodile that formed the coat of Arm. Unfortunately, the learned panellists could not answer that simple but important question. Let’s…

Political iniquities

Dear Editor – Many so-called self-righteous citizens have often attempted to distance themselves from the evils of politics but have failed. Political iniquity or iniquities is the term I wish to describe unethical dealings with money in times of politicking in political elections of members of parliament and provincial assemblies. In a cash-trap economy by…

ANZ tennis champ set

THE ANZ school tennis championship is set to kick off starting next week. This was confirmed by the Solomon Islands Tennis Federation’s (SITF) Development Officer, Johnson Taliki on Wednesday. The championship will be hosted in three provinces namely, Honiara, Auki in Malaita and Gizo, Western province. Taliki revealed Honiara and Auki will kick off their…

Matangiki end on high note

Despite the challenges Matangiki rugby team faces over the months they managed to overcome Avaiki with 15-6 on Tuesday. The league which started last month was sponsored by the Solomon Island Rugby union Federation [SIRF]. Matangiki rugby team does not have any major sponsors and they have around 22 players. Speaking to the Star Sports…