SDA FM radio station to be tried tonight

THE Solomon Islands Seventh Day Adventist Mission (SIM) will tonight be testing their new FM radio station. Speaking to this paper yesterday, SIM Communications Secretary, James Bouro revealed that work on the new FM Radio station is nearing completion, adding that a test run on its new equipments will be conducted tonight. “Currently we have…

New dispute at April Hill

A NEW dispute is brewing at April Hill, where victims of last year’s flash flood in Honiara recently settled. It followed the arrival of new settlers, who claimed they were sent in there by Central Honiara MP Moffat Fugui. But a spokesman for the April Hill community, Daniel Kisi, claimed these new arrivals were not…

Four cheats death in fatal roadside crash

FOUR people are in critical condition following a fatal motor accident at the Tandai highway, west Honiara. According to Police, the accident occurred in early hours of yesterday morning when a car carrying five people crashed onto a rain tree on the opposite side of the road, seriously injuring four people (two male and two…

SSPM denies row with 39 appointees

SPECIAL Secretary to Prime Minister (SSPM), Mr Rence Sore yesterday denied any row or arguments between himself, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and the 39 earmarked Political Appointees under the Democratic Coalition for Change Government (DCCG). This was following reports reaching this paper that a row escalated within the PMO on over the weekend between…

‘Red house furniture intact’

REPORTS claiming that the Prime Minister’s official residence is without any furniture has been rubbished. PM’s official residence former butler, Brian Fatai, said the news article ran by Island Sun newspaper this week claiming that Red House is empty off furniture is untrue. He described the article is erroneous in its entirety because the Red…

Temotu women plans for mere market

TEMOTU provincial council of women is planning to build small houses for mere market for its women this year. Temotu PCW president, Doreen Salana announced this as it is part of their priority areas for 2015 and to implement them. She said, 2015 is for TPCW to start all over again and to implement its…

Volunteer to assist Malaita women

MALAITA provincial council of women is looking forward to welcoming an oversea volunteer to join them next month. Malaita PCW president Martha Rurai said, this is a boost for Malaita council of women. The Australian volunteer will join Malaita council of women in March. Mrs Rurai said the volunteer has a profession of accounting and…

Women in partnership with Oxfam

TWO provinces have established partnership with Oxfam this year to support provincial council of women activities. They are Temotu and Malaita provinces. Provincial council of women’s presidents highlighted in a gender forum held early this year. Temotu provincial council of women president, Doreen Salana said, the partnership with Oxfam this year is welcoming news. She…

DWU student registration begins

Registration of students at the Madang campus of Divine Word University (DWU) began without hitch on Monday. New intakes were the first to register. They were followed by second year students on Tuesday 10th February, 2015. DWU vice president for student affairs, Mr Ted Alau expressed satisfaction over the smooth flow of registration as he…