AGM for Malaita council of women

Malaita provincial council of women will hold its Annual General meeting  from 19th to 21st August 2015. The President of  Malaita Provincial council Mrs Martha Rurai had appealed  to women’s organisation to come forward to attend this AGM. “Its important for the election of new office bearers to look after the welfare of the organisation.…

FSII confirms new venue for forum

FORUM Solomon Islands International (FSII) has confirmed that the new date for the peoples’ forum is tomorrow – Thursday 6th August 2015. The new venue will be at the Korean Restaurant, behind Jina’s restaurant, within the Pacific Casino premises at Kukum. The peoples’ forum that was set for yesterday 4th August was cancelled by the…

Gov’t told to support Sycamore tree

THE Government of the day is being asked to rally in more support to fully strengthen the work of the Sycamore tree program in the country. This was echoed by the pioneers of the Sycamore Tree program in an interview with the Solomon Star on Tuesday. They said, that if the government through the Ministry…

‘Sycamore tree’ facilitators’ to increase

THE number of Sycamore tree facilitators is expected to increase after training for new facilitators is currently being conducted at the Bible Way Centre, East Honiara. More than ten participants from different denominations that are working closely with the Prison Fellowship Solomon Islands program within the Correctional Service Solomon Islands (CSSI) were part of the…

Missing duo still at large

The two men from Ranoggah, Western province who were reportedly missing since last Tuesday after going out on fishing trip are still at large. Reports reaching the paper late on Tuesday said, the two men are still missing as opposed to what had been reported on Monday. Earlier reports said, the men have been found…

New $11.9M to extend REP

THE World Bank has approved an additional US$1.5 million (SBD$11.9 million) in grants to extend the Rapid Employment Project (REP) in Solomon Islands until December 2016. The additional financing will see REP continue its successful provision of short-term employment and skills training, while expanding the project to deliver improved access to markets and services for…

GP day celebrated in all wards

GUADALCANAL Province have celebrated their provincial second appointed day in each of their 21 wards this week. Premier for Guadalcanal Province, Bartholomew Vavanga announced this during the celebration held at Nguvia Catholic station, North Central Guadalcanal on Wednesday. Guadalcanal second appointed day is normally held on 31st August. But this year executive have decided to…

Peace building training underway in Auki

The Ministry of National Unity Reconciliation and Peace in Auki is conducting a weeklong training on peace building and conflict analysis. The training which kicked off at the Rarasu Restaurant on Monday is being attended by all the stakeholders in Auki. The training was funded by the Solomon Islands Government through the Ministry of Peace…

New boxing association formed

The Honiara Amateur Boxing Association (HABA) has been formed following a meeting last week in Honiara. Seven members form this new association and is headed by newly elected president John Pririfoti and vice president Frank Riqa. The move to form the HABA was initiated by the Honiara based boxing club, the Solomatic Boxing club. The…

In need of space

Honiara based Solomatic boxing club needs more than just equipment to help train its interested boxers. What they need is more space to cater for more than 50 boxers both new and old who are training in an area about 4×5 square meters at the Banana Valley in White River, West Honiara. Thats according to…