North road needs urgent fixing

Road users want the worst affected areas along the North Road in Malaita province to be fixed for fear of safety. According to locals from the Lau and Mbaelelea area, the condition of the road in the area which includes the main North Road and the feeder roads in the constituency has gone from bad…

Visale parish to celebrate year of the children

LOCAL Churches within Visale Catholic Parish in Northwest Guadalcanal will celebrate the year of the children starting 18th this month. Solomon Star’s Northwest Guadalcanal John Toki told Solomon Star on Moday that year of the children is an event in the Catholic Calendar for children to come together and celebrate with some activities to build…

West needs a women’s policy

Western Province is working towards getting a Policy for Women well documented as wider Community Consultation has recently been conducted at main towns and Centres across the Province from a team of Women in Gizo and a UN Women rep in Honiara. One such Meeting was conducted last Tuesday in Munda where some fifteen participants…

SUNDAY SCHOOL RALLY SUCCESSFUL

MORE than 300 children participated in the two day Sunday school rally for Holy Cross Catholic Parish over the weekend. Catholic Media officer Camillus Kole said Catholic Archbishop His Grace Chris Cardone closed the rally on Saturday. Archbishop Cardone reminded the gathering that children are gifts from God and it is important to involve them…

Setting your Priorities in life

This week, I will commence with a series of studies on the “Essentials of life in an Aimless World.” A firm grip is crucial, whether scaling a mountain or climbing the rugged cliffs of the spiritual life. Our survival depends on how well we hang on and what we hang on to. There are some…

Training of trainers workshop for RWASH staff

THE Environmental Health Division of the Ministry of Health and Medical Services has completed a week training of trainers workshop on caretaker training for government and NGO Rural Water Sanitation and Hygiene (RWASH) technical workers. The workshop was organised by the National RWASH Program from July 3rd to July 7th and attended by 16 provincial…

World Cup giants ready for opener

OFC: Papua New Guinea made their FIFA U-20 World Cup debut in 2016 and they’re hungry for another taste of the world stage, but with defending regional champions New Zealand first up at the OFC U-19 Women’s Championship tomorrow they’ll have their work cut out for them. Leading a side bursting with talent and experience,…

Piva lauds participants and supporters

THE Chairman of the 2017 Tu Ata games Stoney Piva has thanked the participants of the competition for making the event a success and enjoyable one for the people of Sikaiana held over the weekend. In his final remarks during the closing ceremony and prize presentation of the much loved event for the small but…

Tu Ata games ends on high note

THE fifth Tu Ata games have ended with spectacular head to head grand final battles over the weekend at the Ever Green Red Beach Sports Grounds. Long time netball rivals Hale and Rove Fish Market kicked of the finals of the competition. Rove Fish Market entered the court to defend their title with vocal performance.…

HFA league postponed

The Honiara Football Association (HFA) Executive says their league will resume on July 22. HFA confirmed this to Star Sports on Monday. “The HFA league is postponed to resume on 22nd July 2017 for all divisions due to the current Solomon Cup games” HFA Executive appeals to every managers and team officials to pass the…