Tough matches HFA enters round 9

The Honiara Football Association (HFA) continued yesterday with their round nine matches at the KGVI playing ground. Eight exciting matches were staged with two from the premier division while three matches each for division one and two respectively.  Two former O’League reps, KOSSA FC and Koloale FC kicked off the premier division battle.  Both teams…

Renbel told to support reps

President of the Renbel Football Association (RFA) Mark Victor Tekobi is urging his people of Rennell and Bellona to support Avaiki Chief in the upcoming Solomon Cup. Tekobi stressed this to Sunday Star in an interview. “I would like to appeal to my good people of Renbel to support our boys’ wheather it be in…

Renbel names volleyball squads

Rennell and Bellona Province has named its final volleyball squads for the upcoming Solomon Games in Honiara from July 2 to 14th. The squads named as Renbel Hardrock comprises of men and women’s teams. Both squads have 12 players, three reserves, Head Coaches and   Team Manager for men’s team while Team Manageress for women’s team.…

Szetu: rural players can do it

If raw talented players with the likes of James Naka, Joe Lui and other players can make it to the national level, nothing is impossible for rural football players to follow the same trend. Our Telekom Marketing Manager Robert Szetu echoed this to Star Sports when he officially handed over Our Telekom support to Dekon…

Church ends month long training for pastors

The Solomon Islands School of Ministry of the Assembly of God Church has successfully concluded its one month training in Noro, Western Province, recently. About 40 pastors of the AOG in Honiara, Malaita, and Western provinces participated in the training from May 16 – June 10. The speakers came from Australia, namely Clyde Marback, James…

Church leader calls for support, unity

The superintended of the Assembly of God (AOG) Church in north Malaita is calling on all church members to work together to move the church forward in the coming year. Rev. Micah Fiodoa made the appeal following his re-election last week to look after the north Malaita region for another term. “I want every church…

How a radio man’s dream came true

Dreams are easy to visualise, but are often difficult to materialise. The key is staying focus and such focus now got long time radio man John Adifaka Junior in a ‘launch mode’. Adifaka now prepares to launch his new radio station – the newest addition to the existing commercial radio FM stations. Now hitting the…

Students back

Dear Editor – Last Saturday, my cousin brother arrived back from PNG. He was one of the students repatriated from studies due to the continuing civil unrest amongst PNG students. I write to just thank the government to making that decision to repatriate our students. My cousin told me that situation there was frightening and…

Facing up to corruption

Taking a principled stand against corruption, especially when corruption is entrenched, doesn’t come without some cost, personally and even politically, as appears to have been hinted at in the latter case in the Solomon Islands. Let me first illustrate by what I mean when I refer to personal cost when facing up to corruption. In…

Tuki: I did the right thing

Temotu Vatu MP Freda Tuki says she’s disappointed at the attempts by her political rivals to prevent her from establishing a growth centre on the island of Vanikoro. Some landowners on the island prevented a barge from landing there early this month on the belief the barge was there to begin logging activities on the…