Fa’arodo takes arm band

Henry Fa’arodo Junior has been appointed as the team captain for the national men’s football squad for the OCF Nations Cup competition. Fa’arodo is not new to this task as he was mostly the first choice for the role in the previous squads. Fa’arodo has a wealth of experience tucked under his belt. He started…

Avaiki and Matangiki combined team PAC 7s champ

A combined team of rugby champions, Avaiki and Matangiki participated in the 2016 PAC Sevens Rugby Tournament at the DC Park Rugby Field, Henderson on Saturday. The team was formed under the banner “Events First Rugby 7s Team” purposely to meet the objective of ongoing rugby campaign to unite Renbel players and help maintain the…

No TSL players for Solomon Cup

The upcoming Solomon Cup competition will not feature players who featured for the 2015 and 2016 Telekom S-league. The decision was relayed at the recent Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) Congress in Honiara. This means the competition will feature talents from the provinces. Football fans and supporters see this as a positive move by SIFF…

School netball kicks off today

The Honiara Netball Association (HNA) School League will kick off today at the Multipurpose Hall outdoor court. Six matches have been confirmed to mark the start of the competition. These matches are from the U10 and U14 category. First up for the U10 girls will be Chung Wah School girls and HIPS at 3pm followed…

Undersea cable project gets green light

Minister for Communication and Aviation (MCA) Peter Shanel revealed in parliament, Monday that the short fall of US$10 million to fund the submarine cables now stands at US$5 million after some donors willing to fund the other half of the outstanding cost. Shanel revealed this after continuous pressure from some Members of Parliament (MP) who…

Committee set up to review DBSI

A Committee had been set up to look into the establishment and revitalisation of Development Bank of Solomon Islands. Minister of Finance and Treasury, Snyder Rini confirmed this when asked by MP for Aoke Langa langa, Mathew Wale in Parliament on Monday. Rini said the committee’s chairman is MP for Savo Russell, Dickson Mua plus…

Red-Eye on the rise in Auki

Red eye cases are on the rise in the Malaita Provincial capital, Auki and surrounding villages. This was confirmed by the Kiu’ufi Hospital In-section Control Officer Nixon Olofisau on Monday. Mr. Olofisau expressed said there have been a steady increase of Red eye cases in Auki and the surrounding communities over the past days. He…

RSIPF arrested murder suspect at GPOL area

GUADALCANAL police have arrested a murder suspect from Reef Islands following the death of a teenage boy at GPPOL-2 area over the weekend. Police alleged the incident which occurred on Saturday morning at about 7: 20am, revealed the suspect and the deceased were drinking beer with friends at a location known as Kirakira Street. It…