Govt monitors land eviction issue

The DCCG Government as part of its land reform agenda is closely monitoring the eviction issues both at White River and Henderson. In a joint statement issued by the Office of the Prime Minister and the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Survey, the Government stated that it is treating these issues as a matter of…

HOH to benefit from new vehicle

ONE of the most active charitable organisations in Malaita province has been recognised for its work. Hearts of Hope (HOH) will soon own its own vehicle to conduct their outreach programs in the province.  The support through a three tonne vehicle will now strengthen and extend HOH’s charitable outreach program to communities in Malaita. The…

Mothers and children to benefit from better health services in Guadalcanal

A PROJECT which focuses on improving health service delivery for mothers, children and youths through upgrading infrastructure, equipment and staff training for Guadalcanal province has been officially launched on Friday. Government through the Ministry of Health and Medical Services and the Guadalcanal Provincial Health Authority officially unveiled this ambitious new health project at an event…

Students stage reading game

Rev-Ben Hageria Memorial School in Isabel province successful staged a reading program called “Bibliobattle” last Friday. Bibliobattle is a reading program promoted by JICA volunteer Hirofumi Masui working under the Isabel Education Authority. It is a simple book review game. Some players talk about their favorite book for 5 minutes, then a winner is decided…

Chief blames dispute for delay of Bina

One of the Chief of the tribes claiming ownership of Bina harbour blames land dispute as the major factor that hinders progress of Bina harbor project. Harry Arufaegwao of Kwao tribe said land dispute is still a problem that delays progress of Bina. This is because 48 tribes are not working together to allow the…

Tennis registration open

The Solomon Islands Tennis Association (SITA) has announced that registration for the 2017 tennis program is now open. SITA Development Officer, Ian Honila revealed the registration fees. The membership fee for a term is $100 for a term that is 10 weeks, $50 for five weeks and $10 for weekly sessions.  “Registration for each candidate…

Sports master questions HFA decision

MBUA Valley Community High School Sports master Joseph Wane has questioned the Honiara Football Association____s (HFA) decision to penalise his team after an incident in their game with Vura CHS in the HFA U-16 School League. The incident resulted in a decision made by match officials of the match between these two schools at King…

Eagles in camp

The Malaita Eagles soccer team preparing for the upcoming Solomon Cup marches into camp this week. According to information reaching Star Sports, a total of 26 athletes are now in the camp and will undergo their first training together as a team starting on Monday. Some players who are called up for training are yet…

GO GREEN introduced in Gizo

The Solomon Islands Athletes Commission (SIAC) has successfully introduced a new program called the ‘Go Green’ program in Gizo on Tuesday. The message given to young primary school students is called “Love Your Coast” and it is about keeping the environment clean. “We educate athletes and the public about “LOVE YOUR COAST” and how important…

Coaching training date to be finalised

THE Malaita football Association in Auki is yet to set a date for the important SIFF grass root coaching training next month. The training program is made possible between Malaita Football Association and Solomon Islands Football Federation to input the coaching knowledge to interested football men and women in Malaita province. The coaching training will…