Tina Hydro Project on the move

PREPARATORY work for the Tina Hydro Project is progressing well according to landowners. Landowners have been working closely with the project coordinators which resulted in one tribe already receiving their cooperative society certificate this week. Roha tribe is the first of the five resource owner tribes to receive the certificate after successfully registering their society…

Rufoki needs a community learning center

ONE of the greatest needs of Rufoki communities in west Fataleka, Malaita Province is for a Community Learning Centre. Community women, youth and leaders have identified this after undergoing a one day training organized and facilitated by Casper Fa’asala, advocator for Women in Leadership with Solomon Islands National Council of Women, with the help of…

Australia Plus launches ‘Cinema Pasifika’

The international television channel ‘Australia Plus’ recently launched Cinema Pasifika, a new series of five half hour programmes, showcasing short films from the Pacific Islands region. Steve Menzies, Director Flinch Marketing Limited which produced the project said the new series celebrates a range of diverse and unique cinematic voices and each of the short films…

USP centre experiences student influx

THE University of the South Pacific (USP) Honiara Campus was flooded with a high number of school dropouts, a USP officer confirmed to the Solomon Star. Since last week the USP campus near Multi-Purpose Hall was flooded daily with students collecting admission forms and making enquiries about the academic entry system of the university, the…