Sogavare on Australia

MANASSEH Sogavare plans to take a ‘diplomatic approach’ towards development partners including Australia, if he wins the Prime Minister’s race next Tuesday. The two-time Prime Minister is contesting the PM’s seat after he was nominated by the Honiara Hotel’s group on Tuesday night. Sogavare came into the international spotlight after he accused the then Australia…

Flight cancelled, students frustrated

ABOUT 200 Solomon Islands Government (SIG) sponsored students studying at the University of the South Pacific (USP) at Laucala campus in Fiji were shocked after their flight were cancelled in the final hours of the departure yesterday. Reports reaching the paper said the students were about to board a bus from Suva-Nadi when they were…

Church fellowship ends

The Kingdom International Prayer Center has successfully closed its two days fellowship program over the weekend. This was held at Emanuel Kingdom International Prayer Center in Central Kwara’ae, Malaita Province. Guest speaker at the program was Pastor Ishmael Waga from Kwaina Village in West Kwaio. Ten (10) Kingdom International prayer centers from Central Kwara’ae attended…

Site for new church unveiled

MORE than 700 people have witnessed the launching of a new site for the Emmanuel Kingdom International Prayer center over the weekend at Sita community, Central kwara’ae. Pastor Paul Kwanafilu from Fau’abu Kingdom International Prayer Center, with some other pastors officiated in the groundbreaking ceremony. Ten (10) Kingdom International Prayer Centers in Central kwara’ae region…

Adventist youths in Isabel launches DVD

A NEW gospel DVD featuring Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) youths in Gao/Bugoto, Isable was launched over the wekend.  Called “Isabel Voice of Youth,” the firstever album was officially launched in Honiara on Sunday. The launching took place at Kukum SDA primary school. The DVD featured SDA Youths from Hovi, Isa Rano (Rannogah Community),Takutu, Hukamoto,Tiro, Sir…

Freedom

The Bible says, “So if the Son sets you free, you will free indeed” (John 8:36). The subject before us deserves our attention. It should ring in the ears of every person like the sound of a trumpet. We live in a nation that embraces the ideology of democratic freedom. We have personal freedom, civil…

Mining firm vows more school support

Axiom Mining has pledged to continue providing assistance to schools within the vicinity of its operation in West Guadalcanal. Speaking at Lambi Community High School’s 2014 Graduation and Prize-giving ceremony in West Guadalcanal yesterday, An Axiom representative said the school assistance initiative is founded on the company’s recognition of the importance of education and the…

Bokolonga stages third graduation ceremony

BOKOLONGA primary school in South West Gela, Central Province successfully staged its annual graduation ceremony over the weekend. This year’s graduation was the third to be held by the school, since it’s establishment in 1988. It was a colourful celebration with hundreds of students being part of the closing day, which featured 14 grade six…

Beu: Govt hypocrite

Temotu outgoing premier Fr Brown Beu has described the former Lilo led NCRA government for failing to fulfilled its promises to the province. Beu revealed this to the Solomon Star in an exclusive interview on Monday in Lata. He said when Lilo delivered his speech at the Temotu second appointed day, the former Prime Minister…

New Govt looms

Commission recognises SI People’s Democratic Coalition THE Political Parties Commission (PPC) has advised elected members joining the Honiara Hotel camp to join Opposition, while recognising Solomon Islands People’s Democratic Coalition (SIPDC). A reliable source said the advice was written on a letter served to each members of the other camp. This came after the Commission…