Avui’s housing scheme on track to achieving UN goal

EAST Central Guadalcanal constituents have received another batch of building materials this week from their Member of Parliament Ishmael Avui. A statement from Mr Avui on Tuesday said these building materials will be for the highland people of Bubukembe, Nakonga, Sili, Salamarao, Sanalumu, Boloale and Nangali villages in East Central Guadalcanal. Mr Avui said he…

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…

Panpipe groups told to share knowledge

THE Minister for Culture and Tourism, Bartholomew Parapolo says local panpipe groups must teach younger generations of the skills and knowledge about the panpipes sounds. He was speaking at the closing of the week-long Nat Pan Fest last weekend. “I would like to encourage you to continue embracing your cultural skills and to share the…

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…

“They will join us after S-cup’

NATIONAL team coach Felipe Vega-Arango told Star Sports players called up to join the national side will start training after the Solomon Cup. The Spaniard hand pick Malaita Eagles duo Clifton Aumae, Andrew Raragia, Central Shield forward Kennedy Watemae and Martin Rence of Western Turtles. Speaking to Star Sports on Tuesday, Vega-Arango said player’s commitment…

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.…