Makira athletics seeks support

TEAM Makira for the upcoming Athletics Championship has called on all Makirans living in and around Honiara to support the athletes with proper running shoes. Speaking to Star Sports yesterday, team coach Primo Higa who is also a former national long distance champion said the athletes are in dire need for proper running shoes. The…

 GOVT RECOGNIZE WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP

THE Government recognized the importance and value of women in leadership and the appointment of Jane Waetara as the country’s permanent representative to United Nations is a testament to that. In a terse media statement the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (OPMC) said Mrs. Waetara deserves the new calling as she is one…

PS accused of plotting against Suidani

IT has been revealed by the Malaita Provincial Government that the Ministry of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening (MPGIS) permanent secretary is the person instrumental in efforts to remove Malaita Province Premier Daniel Suidani from power. Solomon Star was informed that before the second motion of no confidence against Mr Suidani, the MPGIS permanent secretary…

SDA hails APTC for support

THE Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) has provided support to two rural training centres of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. A donation of tools, equipment and building materials were donated to the Seventh Day Adventist Education Authority on Friday. Associate education director Janelle Erick said the two rural training centres that will benefit from the…

Call for school fee subsidy

THE Government should consider providing school fee subsidy for rural-based schools in light of the financial struggle and economic situation facing the country. A concerned businessman in Gizo, Western Province who declined to be named, said the notice to start classes at the end of this month is now causing a lot of challenge for…

Rugby introduced to High Performance program

THE Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) made sure rugby players understand the functions and importance of the High Performance program at the Solomon Islands National Institute of Sports (SINIS) A statement from SINIS confirmed rugby athletes were briefed on the importance of individual contribution to the union’s goals and objectives at the elite/international level…