Sofu hands over duties to Garu

FORMER Minister of Police, National Security and Correctional Services, Stanley Festus Sofu yesterday handed over his ministerial portfolio to a new Minister, Moses Garu, who has taken over after the recent spate of reshuffles undertaken by DCCG. Minister Sofu will now look after the Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MID) while Moses Garu from the Ministry…

Gold Ridge to restart within 18 months

AXF Gold Ridge Pty Ltd of Australia says it has secured additional investor funding to start the immediate recommissioning of the Gold Ridge Mine Project. “This investment will see mine production on track to start within 18 months,” a statement issued by the company on Wednesday stated. “In an unprecedented partnership arrangement, Gold Ridge Community…

Archery training to start

The Archery Federation of Solomon Islands (AFSI) will officially kick off training session for the upcoming Mini-Games for Vanuatu tomorrow – Saturday 12 August. AFSI president Nihal Seneviratne confirmed this to Star Sports on Thursday. “AFSI training session for the Mini-Games will kick off on Saturday at the Rove Police ground starting at 2pm,’’ he…

KGVI, Don Bosco into semi

KING George Sixth School (KGVI) girl’s hockey team and Don Bosco boy’s hockey team are through to the semifinals of the high school hockey league. Both teams secured their semifinal spots without wasting their energy following the non attendance of Selwyn College’s boys and girls teams on Thursday for their respective quarterfinals. Organizers of the…

High school volley resume on Wednesday

The Solomon Islands Volleyball Federation (SIVF) High School league will resume next week Wednesday August 12th 2017. SIVF Technical Director and chairman of the high school volleyball league Ricky Boso confirmed this to Star Sports yesterday. Since the league will resume, Boso is calling on all sport masters of interested schools to prepare their teams…

Inter-company futsal on Saturday

The Inter-Company futsal competition will kick off tomorrow at the Multipurpose Hall. Five matches will be played to mark day one of competition. First up will see HCC Iron Boys and Border Guards at 1pm, followed by FutStars and Ports at 1:30pm, St John and Dalgro at 2pm, SPOL 2 and Customs FC at 2:30pm…

Archery lauds RSIPF for venue

THE Archery Federation of Solomon Islands (AFSI) has thanked the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) management for availing their sports ground in preparation for the Mini-Games. Speaking to Star Sports, AFSI President Nihal Seneviratne said his executive acknowledged RSIPF management for availing their sports ground to them to use in their preparatory training for…

Couple remanded for rape

A MAN and his wife have been arrested, charged, and remanded in custody yesterday for allegedly working together to rape a girl last month on Gela, Central Province. George Solopoto, 48, and Elizabeth Koka were brought to the Honiara Magistrates’ Court where they were remanded in custody until August 24. Police charged Solopoto with one…