NAHA WINS U16 CHAMP

NAHA School is the champion of the Honiara Football Association (HFA) School U16 championship. Naha defeated Koloale School 4-2 to claim victory at the Lawson Tama, Monday. Naha led 2-1 in the first half before adding another two goals in the second half. Koloale closed the gap 3-2 early in the second half but could…

PM sums up Eastern Tour

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare and his delegation are back in Honiara late Sunday night, after a week- long successful tour of Temotu Province.  An official thank you dinner hosted by the provincial premier, Clay Forau Saturday evening was the icing on the cake.    Key components of the Prime Minister’s message to the Temotu Provincial…

FISH KILLS TWO

2 dead, 8 hospitalised after eating ‘poisonous’ fish   TWO members of a family at New Takwa village, Kolombangara Island in the Western province have died after eating a poisonous fish, locally known as ‘Balloon Fish’ or Tetraodontidae as its scientific name. The two deceased, a woman and a child succumbed to their death few…

TIKOPIA AUTOMATIC WEATHER STATION FIXED, UP AND OPERATIONAL

THE Solomon Islands Meteorology Services is able to provide weather information from Tikopia Island again after the Automatic Weather Station (AWS) was fixed during the recent Prime Minister’s tour to the island.  Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management Dr. Melchior Mataki and Chief Technical Officer Barnabas Tahunipue who were part of…

Update on Linta’s trip

Dear Editor – In early May this year I read the story in the Solomon Star of a sick child, 16 year old Linta from Guadalcanal Province who was reported to be suffering from a heart condition that could not be treated in the Solomon Islands and her anxious family wanted her be able to…

Eels still lead

  DEFENDING champions Henderson Eels FC maintains the top spot of the Telekom S-league (TSL) with six points following their second consecutive win of the season at Lawson Tama, Saturday.  Eels proved too strong for the young Southern United side as they led the first half with a 4-0 lead before adding another four goals…

How far has AIPF SI Ltd penetrated gov’t system?

  UNTIL now foreign investor, AIPF SI Ltd’s business dealings, described by some as “dubious and fraudulent” were confined to individuals and corporate entities.  The company, jointly run by a Rwandan national, Deogratias Harorimana and his Solomon Islands’ partner, Salome Kwaiga, has allegedly fleeced millions of dollars in brokerage fees from unsuspecting Solomon Islands’ indigenous…

Health responds to diarrhoea cases in Gizo

A TOTAL number of 252 cases of diarrheal diseases and five (5) numbers of deaths have been reported in Gizo as of June 8, 2021. As part of response measures, community awareness on personal hygiene, safe storage of food and boiling of drinking water, and infection prevention and control practices is now underway in Gizo.  …