Training for young netters

YOUNG netball players keen to join the Honiara Netball Association (HNA) Pikinini netters clinic are welcome to team up with them at the Lawson Tama netball court this morning. HNA president Shalom Waita said after today’s session they will concentrate on kids who regularly attended their clinic since it was launched last month. “Interested young…

U16 futsal semis today

THE Honiara Thunder U16 Futsal competition will stage their semi final matches this morning at the Multipurpose Hall. Secretary of the competition George Capps said the semi final playoffs for today will be tough and exciting to watch as all four teams are hot favorites.  He said the first semi final will see ParamatyrKingz taking…

Suri calls for early prep

FORMER international Batram Suri calls on the national men’s football team to start preparing ahead of the crucial home and away ties with Papua New Guinea. Suri, who is now head coach at Ifira Black Birds in Vanuatu, told Star Sports an early preparation is a must for the national side as it’s just two…

3 to compete in HFA Pre-season league

THREE teams have registered for the Honiara Football Association (HFA) Pre-season League. HFA general secretary Leonard Paia confirmed this to Star Sports last night after the closed of registration at 4:3o pm, Friday. “Only three teams registered for the HFA Preseason League,’’ Paia said. “They are Juniper FC, Solomon Sheet Steal FC and Kingz FC,’’…

East Kwaio assists Aligegeo School

THE Minister of Police, National Security and Correctional Service, Stanley Sofu has donated roofing irons worth $70,000 to Aligegeo Provincial Secondary School in Malaita Province. Aligegeo School Principal Javin Rukia told the Solomon Star that the East Kwaio MP donated the iron roofing to Aligegeo School as a gift from East Kwaio people. Aligegeo School…

Drivers urged to obey traffic rules

Police Commissioner Matthew Varley is appealing to bus drivers to try and obey the traffic regulations. The appeal was issued on Thursday during his weekly police conference at the Rove Police headquarters. “I appeal to public bus drivers to do their best to obey traffic regulations,” Mr Varley said. “I know they are convening their…

Malaita faces shortage in medical workers

THE shortage of medical workers in Malaita Province has affected some of the province’s health services to its people. A source with the Malaita Province Health Division said the shortage of medical workers has forced the province to temporarily close some clinics in the province. One of the clinics currently temporarily closed since the beginning…

New Finland envoy present credentials

THE REPUBLIC of Finland ambassador to the Solomon Islands on Thursday presented his letter of credentials to the Acting Governor General at the Government House in Honiara. The newly appointed Finland ambassador is Lars Backstrom. Speaking during a short ceremony to present his the letter of credence, Acting Governor General Jasper Nasiu said, Solomon Islands…

‘Probe Blue boats report’

RESPONSIBLE government ministries have been urged to investigate reports of ‘Blue Boats’ sightings off the Coast of Anuta Island, in Temotu Province recently. Following the sightings, the natives of Anuta said they were curious about these ‘blue boats’ as they used to stay afloat outside a nearby reef and probably do their illegal acts. The…