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African musician urges MSG to accept Papua

AN artist from Ghana, Africa,has called on all the Melanesian countries to accept West Papua into the Melanesian Spearhead Group.

Fiji urged to champion West Papua MSG bid

AS the Fiji government seeks international support to be on the United Nations Human Rights Council, Civil Society Organisation in the region together with Fiji will make West Papua one of several key issues in which Fiji needs to demonstrate its credibility as a fair advocate on human rights violations.

Fiji backs MSG Peace-Keeping

FIJI supports a Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Peacekeeping Unit.

ACOM youth convention underway

An Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) youth convention is currently underway in Honiara with an official opening held at the Saint Nicholas College Hall on Monday.

Encouraging rural Guadalcanal producers

Dear Editor - It has been reported via the SIBC that some forty four rural producers in Guadacanal have joined forces to better involve themselves in the newly formed Honiara Central Market Vendors Association.

Akari solar light recommended

THE newly introduced Akari solar light system has been recommended.

Y-Sato Marine is currently importing the solar system from Japan.

Akari Solar Light Kit is a small-sized solar power system for household use equipped with one of GS Yuasa's long-life batteries.

By charging the battery during the day using the solar panel, it is possible to use LED lights during the night and charge mobile phones.

The product is equipped with two LED lights, and one of these lights provides three to ten times the brightness of similar products that are available on site.

The USB charging terminal the product is equipped with can be used charge things such as small rechargeable batteries (nickel-metal hydride batteries), electrical anti-mosquito devices, small fans, etc. This product could be used as a starter product for the electrification of households without electricity.

Ronly Unikana,28, who currently uses this new product thanked Y-Sato marine for importing  the new solar light into the country.

“We buy many solar lighting systems from other shops in Honiara but they are not bright like this Akari solar light from Japan.

“This Akari solar light was so bright, simple and last long for weeks before it be recharged so I recommend others to buy one today,” Mr Unikana said.


West Papua: Not a bad start for Sogavare

WE all want our government to support the United Liberation Movement for West Papua’s (ULMWP) bid for membership of the Melanesia Spearhead Group (MSG).

‘Beauty of Womanhood’

The Mary Mazzarello Development Center in Henderson had a successful one dayon Human development and heath awareness on Tuesday at Henderson, East of Honiara.

“The Church must bring about transformation in the life of people” Archbishop David Vuinagi of the Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) made the statement in his opening address during a six days Alcohol Awareness and Dry Out workshop held at the All Saints hall on Monday.


Dear Editor – It is with deep concern that this above illegal alcohol is causing so much problem in our country today.