Athletes told to take a break

THE national athletes that took part in the 2017 Oceania Athletics Championship in Fiji last week were asked to have a good rest to recover well before hitting the field again for training sessions. Athletes coach Francis Manioru urged the athletes to have a good transition after coming back from the competition in Fiji early…

GG’s DAUGHTER CHARGED

….For alleged assault and swearing at police officers THE youngest daughter of the Governor General (GG), Amelia Kabui has appeared in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court yesterday accused of assaulting a police officer and swearing. She is facing charges of obstructing police officers in execution of their duty, assault an police officer, intimidation and molestation and…

WWF encourages West communities to improve reef fisheries management

WWF Solomon Islands finds that many reef fish species targeted around Gizo, Western Province are being unsustainably harvested. A statement from the organization yesterday said this was identified under its Sustainable Coastal Communities Programme which supports community-based coastal fisheries management, fishers of Western Province. WWF said this finding is a warning that if effective management…

Warriors overcome Hornets

A goal each from strikers Anald Rhodi and Davidson Tome was enough for Honiara Warriors to secure top position in Group B of the Solomon Cup currently underway in Honiara. The Eddie Marahare coached side sized three maximum points over Guadalcanal Hornets following their 2-0 victory in the final match of day 7 of the…

Malaita speaker welcomes Fijians

The speaker for Malaita provincial government, Titus Fika has welcomed the five Fijian rugby players who arrive in Honiara over the weekend to feature the Independence Day Rugby Sevens competition. The five Fijians are Solomon Islands descendants are here to play with their home team, Malaita in Solomons Sevens Open Tournament to be held in…

Kuvojo hold Arrows

LAURU Kuvojo secured a point against high flying Temotu Arrows in the Solomon Cup Group A encounter, Tuesday at Lawson Tama. Kuvojo coach Eddie Rukumana said he was pleased with the result. “I think it’s a fair result, we were aiming for a win but unfortunately we came out with a draw. “I accept the…