Lai: It’s our dream

SOLOMON Island Football Federation (SIFF) President William Lai says ‘It’s our dream’ to qualify for a FIFA sanction tournament as the country won bid to host two international tournaments next year. The country is set to host the OFC Champions League Group D and U16 World Cup qualifiers in Honiara. As hosts of qualifying tournaments…

Kingz upsets Eels

MALAITA Kingz handed a major blow to Henderson Eels’ OFC Champions League ambition with a 4-3 win on Wednesday in the Telekom S-League midweek clash at Lawson Tama Stadium. Eels who had the chance to leapfrog KOSSA in second place with a win started the match slowly as they conceded an early goal from Michael…

GARU, MUA REJOIN GOV’T

·    Gov’t sworn in eight ministers ·    Four ministries are still vacant ·    Honiara Hotel camp claims it has 28 MPs By JOHN AATAI A GOVERNMENT minister who resigned over the weekend has rejoined the government on Wednesday. West Guadalcanal MP and former minister for Police, National Security and Correctional Services Moses Garu was one…

Escapees remanded

TWO men who escaped from lawful custody at the Magistrate’s Court while waiting to be transported to the Rove Correctional Centre have been formally remanded on Wednesday following their captures, Monday. Frank Firimolea and Eric Nathaniel Junior were brought to the Honiara Magistrate’s Court yesterday afternoon in handcuffs. They were escorted by the Central Response…

Opposition: we support ACB

THE Parliamentary Opposition Group has clarified that the current political situation has not changed their overwhelming support for the Anti-Corruption Bill. In a statement on Tuesday, the Opposition said they fully support the progress of the Bill and they will continue to support it. The Opposition Group also referred to former DPM Manasseh Maelanga and…

Exams papers done

PRINTING of the exam papers has already been completed this week and distribution is now underway. Acting Permanent Secretary James Bosamata confirmed on Tuesday. “Pacific Printers and Provincial Press have completed printing the 16 subjects.” As such, education authorities will distribute the examination booklets to schools later this week and over the weekend. “The papers…