Mayor may face arrest

A warrant of arrest will be issued for Honiara City Mayor Alfrence Fatai if he fails to turn up in court on July 26. Public Prosecutor Olivia Ratu asked the court to issue a bench warrant following the mayor’s absence in court on Tuesday. She said the accused is to explain to the court why…

German Accordion orchestra band here

Honiara international airport was packed on Tuesday by Bosconians to welcome the visiting Accordion orchestra group from Saxony-Germany. The band arrived from Papua New Guinea after conducting a number of performance there. While in Honiara they will perform at Don Bosco Technical Institute (DBTI) Auditorium tomorrow – Thursday, 21st July from 6.00pm, and at Don…

Church to elect new superintendent

The South Sea Evangelical Church (SSEC) Northern region leaders in Malaita will meet this Thursday at Subobono village in Ata’a to elect their new Superintendent. This was confirmed by the Ata’a SSEC Association assistant senior pastor Paul Saeni Sade on Tuesday. Mr. Sade said the four days conference will attract SSEC leaders from Kwara’e, Fataleka,…

Materials bound for Baegu/Asifola

Wards six and nine within the Baegu/Asifola constituency in North Malaita is set to receive building materials through their grants under the constituency funds. Materials are being shipped to the constituency on Monday. Member of Parliament for the constituency, Augustine Auga said materials delivered are sourced from various grants including housing scheme project, rural livelihood…

FMA Sisters visit Fox Bay-Tangarare

The Salesian Sisters responded to the request by the Fox Bay Catholic Community in West Guadalcanal to share with the community their mission work here in the Solomon Islands. The sisters took up the challenge to bring the most needed information about their mission work and their charism in the Catholic Church. On Thursday 14th…

Females top new RN’s list

FROM the twenty six new registered nurses that were recognised in a registration ceremony yesterday, nineteen of whom were female. These nurses were probationers after completing their academic studies. This means, they are now registered nurses after completing one year on probation. To confirm their registration, a ceremony was held at the Wesley United Church,…

Guadalcanal council of women to launch plan

THE Guadalcanal council of women will launch its four years strategic plan September this year. The group’s president Greenta Tome confirmed this to the Solomon Star yesterday. “The four years strategic plan will mainly focus on issues that will improve the lives of the women in this province as long as we implemented them,” Mrs…

Guadalcanal women plans own market venues

GUADALCANAL council of women says it plans to build two market venues for its rural farmers at both ends of the city. President Greenta Tome told the Solomon Star the organisation is now looking at building these market venues following concerns raised by farmers, mainly women who are selling their produces outside the Honiara central…

More registered nurses join nursing council

TWENTY six (26) more nurses have been registered into the Nursing Council of Solomon Islands, in a ceremony yesterday. The registration ceremony took place at the Wesley United Church witnessed by relatives, friends, and family members. It was a proud moment for everyone to finally the nurses being recognised as RNs – Registered Nurses. These…

Frigates’ historic journey

THE Isabel Frigates football team has written a new chapter in their football history at the recent Solomon Games staged in Honiara. Frigates head coach Richard Aosine echoed this sentiment to Star Sports in an interview. “To reach this stage in national football competition is a breakthrough achievement for Isabel football association. “I think in…