Tu Ata games underway

As the country turns 38 years old yesterday, people of Sikaiana from all works of life congregated at the Ever Green Red Beach Sports Grounds, to celebrate the day with exciting sporting activities. The annual tournament dubbed as the ‘Tu Atu Games’ attracted 41 teams from Sikaiana living in Honiara. A colourful parade was made…

Big boost for team Makira

THE MAKIRA/ULAWA provincial contingent for the 2016 Solomon Games has received a boost of shared assistance from their Members of Parliament (MPs) this week. Reports reaching Star Sports confirmed that, the three MPs for Makira/Ulawa Province have donated a total sum of $50,000.00 to the Honiara Based Makira/ Ulawa fund raising committee. “East Makira MP,…

Living a dream

Suva (Fiji Times) – A DREAM that was born one year ago has materialised for Suva-based boxer Winston Hill after he was selected as a late inclusion to Team Fiji’s 2016 Rio Olympic Games campaign. It has been 18 years since a boxer represented Fiji at the Olympic Games. Hill is only the sixth athlete…

‘Embrace Peace’

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has appealed to every Solomon Islanders to embrace the ‘gift of peace’ and rise up to take your place in the company of all wantoks, and help contribute towards the building of this country. Mr Sogavare made this appeal during the country’s 38th Independence celebration at Lawson Tama on Thursday. The…

Beach Eagles on fire

THE Malaita Eagles Beach Soccer team has continued on with its winning streak as it sails past a determined Lauru Kuvojo team by 6 goals to 2 in a thrilling match, at the Mamanawata beach yesterday. Hundreds of spectators again flooded the games venue to cheer for their respective teams. Malaita Beach Eagles squad is…

Female banker gets ticket for Italy

A LOCAL woman on Wednesday received air tickets to travel to Italy for a three week training course on Microfinance. She is Joyce Nukumuna, Manager for Branchless banking of the Bank South Pacific (BSP) who will be travelling soon to Turin, Italy to attend a three week training course on Microfinance there, under the United…

Women vendors benefiting from games

WOMEN vendors living in Honiara City has benefited directly from the Solomon Games 2016, as the city plays host to this year’s games. This is evident as they nearly occupied some of the games venue in the city. Places like King George, Panatina Rugby pitch, Lawson Tama, and Mamanawata has seen being populated by women…

North Guadalcanal says sorry

PEOPLE of North Guadalcanal has presented two chupus (traditional gifts) to SIPCRRA Malaita and the national government during the national healing and apology event at Rove playing field, West Honiara yesterday. This was to compensate the people of Malaita who left the constituency during the height of the ethnic tension in 1998. Most of the…