Women visit Rove inmates

A GROUP of Christian women from various denominations paid a visit to the Rove Correction Centre, Monday. The women came from Anglican Church of Melanesia, Bible Way Centre, and United Church. Their visit was to share God’s word and pray with the inmates during this festive season. A spokeswoman Maria Maezama said the visit gave…

NZ assists rural training centres here

THE New Zealand government is assisting the country’s rural training centres through Caritas, under a five-year partnership between New Zealand and Solomon Islands Association Vocational Rural Training Centre (SIAVRTC). The first two centres to benefit are Vanga Teachers College in Western Province and Kaotave Vocational Rural Training Centre in east Guadalcanal. A SBD$843,056 in assistance…

Mua is SIPRA’s new wing leader

ONE of the coalition partners of the parliamentary Opposition, Solomon Islands Party for Rural Advancement (SIPRA), has a new parliamentary wing leader. He is the Member of Parliament for Savo/ Russels, Dickson Mua. Mr Mua replaces MP for East Malaita, Manasseh Maelanga, who resigned from the party earlier to become the leader of the Independent…