Public forum planned for Gizo

CIVIL Society Groups in Gizo, Western Province are planning a public forum this week following disagreements with the provincial premier over his appointment of the provincial secretary. A statement from the Civil Society Group in Gizo said the Public Service had initially appointed Jeffrey Wickham to the post. However, it claimed the premier disagreed and…

Nine get honours and awards

A TOTAL of nine people were the lucky recipients of honours and awards this year. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare announced this during the commemoration of the 39th Independence Anniversary last Friday at Lawson Tama. The recipients are as follows; Ms. Georgina Ariki: Solomon Islands Medal (Silver) for long and distinguished service to the government and…

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…

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…

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…

Wai’a get recognition

WORKING on a volunteering bases in the sporting landscape in the country is said to be quite challenging but a local man has had shown tremendous commitment since stepping into the local arena.  Over the weekend, former Kurukuru head coach Victor Wai’a has received a medal from the Solomon Islands Government for long and dedicated…

Mana____abu futsal competition date set

The Manabu U15 futsal competition in North Malaita is set to kick off on Monday July 18. The competition will be held at Ward 9, Lau/Mbaelelea Constituency. Twenty teams are expected to be part of this competition. Organizer, David Sau said this is not the first time such competition has been organized. It is an…