Squatter settlements

Dear Editor – Radio New Zealand International (RNZI) in a news bulletin Wednesday 17 May, announced that the Solomon Islands Government has created a taskforce to deal with squatter settlements in an around Honiara. RNZI said the taskforce was established following recent unrest to the west of the city after police tried to enact a…

Prime Suspect Nabbed

The prime suspect into the LGZ shop double murder case has been finally arrested in Lau/Mbaelelea, Malaita province in the early hours of Sunday morning. The second murder suspect who was identified as Raymond Keota was successfully apprehended between 4am and 5am, Sunday morning when police shut him down after the suspect____s attempt to evade…

23 for Fiji friendlies

TWENTY-three players will travel to Fiji for their two friendly matches. Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) Technical Director, Spaniard Felipe Vega-Arango had revealed this. The players will travel for the two international friendly matches next week. Vega-Arango who is currently conducting trainings for the men’s national squad told Star Sports yesterday that they are currently…

SISAT FC shines in Taiwan

THE Solomon Islands Students in Taiwan football club (SISAT FC) had on Saturday made history after scooping the second place, and being awarded the fairest team trophy in one of the prestigious annual soccer tournaments, The African Cup, which gathered teams from Swaziland, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Zambia, Haiti and Taiwan. The eight teams that took…

Trio off to camp

Three Solomon Islands Swimming athletes will be part of a training camp in Okinawa, Japan next week. The trio, Clement Laviara, Eddie Iro and Angela Charles departed yesterday. They were accompanied by the NOCSI Vice president, Golden Kiloko, Coach Stans Beula and JICA Volunteer, Sho Yonahara. They will attend a two weeks training camp in…