Commander PPF takes RSIPF’s deputy post

The Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) Participating Police Force Commander (CPPF), John Tanti has taken his oath before the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Commissioner Frank Prendergast at Rove Police Headquarters on the on Monday this week. Commander John Tanti takes his oath to carry out duties as Deputy Commissioner of Royal…

Three accused allowed to return to Malaita

Three of the five men accused of threatening Dalgro Construction Company workers in Malaita at gun point have been allowed to travel to Malaita. This was after the court varied two of their strict bail conditions. The five accused, Iki Olomea, Leonard Ofaga, Redley Abarai, Jimmy Enobana and Simon Fiusiale were released on bail on…

Pressing national issues

Dear Editor – “How best could energetic Solomon Islanders men and women, boys and girls on gender balance” address pressing national issues? It is always my prayer and hope, that in order to shoulder this nation ahead, we need to be more careful, generous and responsible citizens, right across this diverse scattered isle of the…

Nurses forum in Honiara

Dear Editor – In officially opening the 18th South Pacific Nurses Forum and 7th South Pacific Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officers Alliance Meeting in Honiara this week, the Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, highlighted the core constraints and ongoing challenges in the Solomon Islands health sector. The Prime Minister referred in particular to problems in the…

Volleyball team returns with pride

It was an emotional moment following the arrival of the Women and men’s volleyball national volleyball teams who returned Tuesday with a bronze medal after defeating Cook Islands in the Oceania women volleyball zonal championship. A small crowd of family members were at the Honiara international terminal to  welcome and greeted our women’s team who…

MPs back in action today

Members of Parliament (MP) will again hit the football pitch today to take on the Oldies at the SIFF Academy field. This will be the third time MPs will take on the veteran side. The recent meet between the two teams saw the MPs finish off with an impressive 5-2 win. At that time they…

New executive for SITTF

The Solomon Islands Table Tennis Federations (SITTF) has a new executive as of Wednesday. The new executive was elected during the SITTF Annual General Meeting (AGM) held yesterday at the NOCSI Conference room, chaired by the president of Hockey and Archery, Nihal Seneviratne. The SITTF president Aldrin Bekala stands undefeated with the secretary general Elwin…

Final Squad revealed Interesting omissions

The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has revealed the names of 18 football players who will form the national men’s senior football team to represent the country in the first match of the third stage of the World Cup Qualifiers. The 18 men team comprises of seven defenders, two goal-keepers, three mid fielders, three flankers…