BOOST FOR FEDERATIONS

GOC funding support to enhance sports federations The Games Organising Committee (GOC) for the 2023 Pacific Games in Solomon Islands yesterday launched a funding programme to support National Sports Federations (NSF) in Solomon Islands. This aims to support the functionality and enhancement of National Sports Federations (NSFs) ahead and beyond 2023 as part of the…

AIM Global is not a pyramid scheme

The Alliance In Motion (AIM) Global administration wishes to respond and clarify to an online news article which appeared via the Solomon Times website after a person claiming to be a former AIM Global ‘investor’ alleged that Aim Global is a pyramid scheme. But in response AIM Global in-country Administration Office, Solomon Islands Coach Ms…

ROCK SLAMS INTO HOME

Nearly kills father who was at home A FATHER has escaped death after a huge rock destroyed their family home at Tuvaruhu hill side in central Honiara, Wednesday. It was believed that the rock fell from the hill side as a result of the heavy rain that the country is experiencing. A statement from the…

CPEA probes teachers with fake certificates

CENTRAL Provincial Education Authority (CPEA) is now carrying out an investigation on alleged primary teachers who reported to have submitted fake certificates to them. Central Provincial Premier, Stanley Manetiva told Solomon Star that as of Tuesday this week the CPEA has started conducting their investigation on the reported matter. “My government has taken this matter…

PM: HIGHLIGHTED IMPORTANCE OF ONE NATION

Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare spoke strongly of the need to maintain national unity no matter whatever we do as a nation. The Prime Minister made the reminder during the celebration of the Western Province’s Second Appointed Day in Gizo this week. Prime Minister Sogavare emphasized the importance of caring for each other as one…

In Court with Assumpta

Alleged riot instigator’s trial today TRIAL of the 50 year-old man accused of leading a group of people to march to the Parliament house on November 24 will start today. The accused faces one count of behave in a riotous manner. He appeared yesterday in the Honiara Magistrate’s Court for an interim mention, where, the…

ALL CLEAR

200 personnel cleared of COVID-19 Around 200 defence and police personnel deployed to Honiara to assist with restoration of law and order in Honiara have been cleared of COVID-19. The overseas forces arrived in the country after the recent unrest and have successfully completed their 10 and 14 days period of health monitoring with all COVID-19…

‘I FORGIVE THEM’

Kwaita forgives his captors following arrest BUSINESSMAN John Kwaita has spoken out for the first time since he was released from police custody two days ago, declaring he has forgiven his captors while in custody because it was demanded of him by God. “My dignity is tucked away, hidden in the God that I serve.…

Many yet to get second jab

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) has noted that a lot of people who received their first doses are yet to receive their second doses. MHMS Incident Controller, National Health and Emergency Operation Center Dr Nemia Bainivalu highlighted this during the Covid-19 talkback show on Sunday. “We have note that a lot have…