Netball squad named

The Solomon Islands Netball Federation (SINFED) has announced the names of the players selected for the national netball squad. This followed a meeting with the training squad on Monday. Noelyn Luahiti President SINFED said the team is now under the watchful eyes of coach is Annie Iamo of Papua New Guinea. Mrs Iamo has a…

GPG’s league dream shapes up

Guadalcanal Provincial Government’s (GPG) initiative to form a provincial soccer team in the prestigious semi- professional league, the S’ league, has taken shape with an interim committee formed to assist the Guadalcanal Football Association (GFA). The interim committee was formed mid this week following a meeting attended by avid Guadalcanal soccer supporters and members of…

Schools receive soccer balls

A total of 8 primary school in East Kwara’ae Constituency each received a carton of soccer balls early this week. The soccer balls were funded by Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) In Honiara through the Provincial Member for ward 15 in East Kwara’ae Martin Aniana. Speaking to Star Sports Mr Aniana said, the primary schools…

Just Play festival to Tetere

Just Play Programme has reached another height in implementing its development activities. Just play team from SIFF office, with the commitment of regional coordinators, of north and north East Guadalcanal had staged another successful kids festival on the Easter Monday, 6th April at Gppol 2, Tetere. The theme for the festival was; ‘Gender Equality.’ The…

2015 National Budget

Dear Editor – It is my considered view that the national budget being debated at the moment is a budget to continue funding corruption which is rampant nationally. The Budget is not funding the reforms and restructures that are needed to bring about the changes to eliminate corruption. The new government, which prides itself in…

Welcome news on tourism front

Dear Editor – The organization known as ‘Green Tourism Solomon Islands Ltd’ (GTSIL) has recently conducted five days of ‘high impact tourism training’ for small and medium size tourist operators in Taro, Choiseul Province. The DTSIL sought funding from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism for the financial assistance under the European Union (EU) aided…