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…

RSIPF appeals for good behaviour

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) has thanked the huge crowds that have turned up for the games played so far in the Solomon Cup 2017 for their good behaviour and have appealed for the same during the rest of the games this week. RSIPF’s Deputy Commissioner (DC) Gabriel Manelusi, who heads the police…

Shields ready for Turtles

CENTRAL Shields are prepared to put in all efforts for a win against Western Turtles in the first semi- finals of the 2017 Our Telekom Solomon Cup tournament. This match will kick off at 1:30pm at the Lawson Tama today. Shields had to make a final come back in their group battle after their biggest…

Solomon Cup referees criticised

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KILLED OVER A PACKET OF SUGAR

A MAN from Savo is dead following an argument over a price of a 500gram packet of sugar over the weekend at Yandina, Russell Islands, Central Islands province. As a result a man, 63, is facing murder for allegedly stabbing the 39 years old father on the chest. The suspect, Abraham Kaveru, who faces one…