Security beefed up

THE Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of the Solomon Cup Eddie Omokirio says security will be intense during the Solomon Cup tournament to ensure everything is running smoothly. “For security purposes, our police will be involved to help out in security to give comfort and assurance in public,’’ Omokirio told local media on…

Muri happy to provide assistance

Real Kakamora striker Nicholas Muri believes there is something more ‘satisfying’ than scoring a goal on a football pitch-providing one. The former Hekari United and Koloale FC striker revealed he had always felt more satisfaction having assisted a strike for one of his team-mates than he has when finding the back of the net himself.…

SISA games underway

The Solomon Islands Students Association (SISA)independence games kicked off yesterday at Laucala campus, Suva. The games saw cultural groupings within the SISA body competing against each other. This was part of their long week of celebration of the Solomon Islands 39th Independence Anniversary which would be celebrated up till Friday where their biggest program in…

Fraud case resumes

THE trial has started on Tuesday on the case of the Inland Revenue Division (IRD) officer accused of defrauding the government of much needed tax revenue. Ellison Raoga, who was arrested and charged by members of the Taskforce Janus, is facing one count of official corruption and six counts of fraudulent falsification of accounts. This…

Coach suspended

The Head coach for Renbel Province football team, Joel Konofilia has been suspended for Renbel’s remaining matches of the Solomon Cup. This was confirmed to local media on Tuesday by the Chairman of the Solomon Cup Organizing Committee, Eddie Omokirio. The suspension came about after Konofilia was reported to have assaulted the referee of the…

Solomon Cup enters crucial stage

THE Solomon Cup 2017 tournament has reached its crucial stages as provincial teams battle for a spot in the top four position. Traditional football powerhouse Malaita Eagles and Guadalcanal Hornets have had mixed results. Defending champions Malaita Eagles had to settle for a draw in their opening match against Western Turtles. The Eagles managed to…

STUDENT DIES

A SOLOMON Islands student studying in Philippines has died on Tuesday morning. The National Training Unit (NTU) of the Ministry of Education Human Resource Development director Clement Tito confirmed this to Solomon Star, Tuesday. Mr Tito said the student was not on government scholarship but self-sponsored. However, at the time of the interview, NTU was…