RSIPF mount security operations for Pacific Met Meetings

RSIPF will mount an operation to provide security for delegates attending the 4th Meeting of the Pacific Meteorological Council (PMC) and the 2nd Pacific Ministerial Meteorology Meeting(PMMM) which be held in Honiara from 14 – 18 August 2017. The meeting will bring together PMC’s members, Cabinet Ministers responsible for meteorology and senior government officials from…

Malaita provincial workers confused

MALAITA provincial government employees are currently doing less work, because their departments have no funds to implement their programme activities. Reports reaching Solomon star in Auki said provincial workers claim that the current Malaita provincial administration is very weak and has no money as shown by the recent delayed payment of workers’ salaries. It stated…

Premier Siapu: ‘you are my worry’

‘YOU are our concern, you are the worry of the Premier’s Office, you are the concern of the Executive government and the Ministers; you are our sleepless nights.’ Those are the sentiments of the Premier of Makira/Ulawa Province Stanley Siapu during the 2nd Appointed Day celebration last week. “Yes, I did outline the current Provincial…

Contract farming forward for agriculture

Contract farming will be the next bandwagon for Solomon islands agricultural producers to access markets, capital and increased productivity. The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Jimmy Saelea made this sounding at the opening of a FAO sponsored contract farming planning workshop for nationals in Honiara this week. The workshop is organized…

TSL clubs and date confirmed

The Telekom S-league Board has revealed the names of football clubs who will be participating in the 2017-2018 TSL season. The competition is set to kick off on August 19 at the Lawson Tama Stadium. The eight franchise clubs for this season are; Marist FC, Solomon Warriors FC, KOSSA FC, Real Kakamora FC, Malaita Kingz…

Omokirio congratulates Ragomo

The recent news of Elliot Ragomo has impressed all Solomon Islanders and many took their time to congratulate the Solomon Islands national futsal team captain. Amongst the many who congratulated Elliot Ragomo is one of the founding fathers of futsal in Solomon Islands, Eddie Omokirio. The futsal journey has started from a shared vision with…

Mini-games accreditation meeting Monday

The National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) Accreditation team for the upcoming Vanuatu Mini-Games has proposed a meeting for the coming Monday. The Accreditation team confirmed this to Star Sports yesterday that the meeting is very important for representatives of 13 national federations that will be attending the Mini-Games to attend. “To all the…

CLOUD OVER DCC GOV’T

PM leaves for Aust today despite uncertainty PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare leaves for Australia today amid fears a number of his ministers are scheming to bring him down from the top job. Since the sacking of two of his ministers and the reshuffling of others last week, cracks in the unity of the DCC government…

Mothers’ Union marks founder’s day in Auki

KEAVA Region Mother’s Union successfully commemorates Mary Sumner’s Day with prayers and celebrations in Auki. The two-day celebration which was hosted by the Auki Parish at the St Paul Anglican church to commemorate the founder of the Mother’s Union worldwide ended with a feast on Wednesday afternoon. A total of eight parishes attended the KEAVA…