Gov’t manages repatriation to provinces

THE government through the National Oversight Committee is managing the repatriation of people stranded in Honiara to avoid exporting more COVID-19 positive cases to provinces. Secretary to the Prime Minister and Chairman of the National Oversight Committee (NOC), Dr Jimmie Rodgers said in many provinces, the positive COVID-19 cases are still increasing. “The provinces are…

SINU CDFL to offer virtual classes

THE Solomon Islands National University (SINU) Centre for Distance and Flexible Learning (CDFL) will adopt a new learning mode this year. This was confirmed by the SINU media, Monday last week. “Due to the current widespread community transmission of Covid-19 around the country and in adhering to the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS)…

INJURY SCARE

Javin Wae likely to miss opening match in Qatar YOUNG defender Javin Wae is most likely to miss the opening match of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ OFC preliminary competition next week. Wae sustained an ankle injury during the team’s final friendly match against Lions FC early this week. National men’s football team coach,…

Athletics undergo SINIS-HP induction

MEMBERS of the Solomon Islands Athletics Federation have undergone their first ever SINIS-high performance induction processes yesterday, at the SINIS-HP centre. The athletics athletes yesterday went through the initial stage of the high-performance athlete’s induction process. All the selected athletes have undergone the complete process facilitated by the high-performance staff with an overview of what…

Minister lauds frontline women workers

MINISTRY of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs (MWYCFA) Minister, Freda Rotutafi Rangirei applauded frontline women workers during the International Women’s Day celebrations on Tuesday. Minister Rangirei said the country is facing Covid-19 for the first time, health workers and frontliners had been the hard working heroes of the country’s response. “Today on the International…