MACFest seeks theme song

THE Melanesian Arts & Cultural Festival (MACFest) Committee is calling on musicians around the country to submit entries for the Festival Theme Song completion which opens this week. To qualify for the competition, the musician or artist must be a Solomon Islander by origin with a background in music and song writing or musical arrangement.…

BUS DRIVERS FACE COURT

Accused of violating council route rules DRIVERS of 17 public buses accused of violating the Honiara City Council’s bus route regulations will face the Magistrate’s Court today. Honiara City Council law enforcement officers arrested the bus drivers for traveling on shorter routes instead of the routes the council had put in place. Head of the…

NOCSI PROBE

Games delegation queried, Rara defends claims By RONALD TOITO’ONA THE Solomon Islands delegation for the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia is being probed by certain National Federation members, it was revealed. This came after a leaked list of the confirmed athletes and officials has in it, names of close family members of the National…

Zion FC gets help

COUNCILLOR for Vura Ward in East Honiara Alfrence Fatai has stepped in to assist Zion Futsal Club. Following a request from the club management for assistance, a cash donation was handed over to them. Councillor Fatai said it was for a good course to help the club in the upcoming Easter Knock out. “I’m pleased…

National 7s settle down in Suva

SOLOMON Islands national rugby sevens team are settling down in Suva ahead of the Soltuna 7s tournament this weekend. The team arrived in Fiji’s capital on Tuesday as they hit the ground running with some light training sessions. They will be participating in the inaugural Soltuna 7s a historic tournament to be held outside the…

Divit RTC welcomes Rotary members

Divit Rural Training Center (RTC) in West Guadalcanal welcomes the arrival of 11 Rotary members from Australia who will spend two weeks at the center. They will spend two weeks to conduct renovation work on food preparation hall at the center. Speaking during the welcome ceremony a local Rotary member said, the team will spend…