Australia to deliver $2M for flood recovery efforts

AUSTRALIA’S Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator Brett Mason, on Friday announced his country will provide an additional AUD$2 million to assist ongoing recovery efforts following April’s devastating floods here. The disaster claimed 23 lives, displaced thousands and inflicted widespread damage to local infrastructure, including critical bridges and roads. Senator Mason made…

What Mothers Union is

MANY may not be familiar with what is Mothers Union (MU) and what this Christian organisation is doing. On a fundraising held a fortnight ago at Iron Bottom Sound hotel, the church of Melanesia Mothers Union president Edith Koete highlighted the history of MU. Some guests at the fundraising have came to know MU is…

NGOs unite in clean election campaign

FORUM Solomon Islands International (FSII) has partnered with Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI) and other local civil society groups to promote clean election campaigns. TSI Executive Officer Daniel Fenua expressed his gratitude for collaborating with some of the powerful society groups in the country. “I am happy that that you have shown commitment to be part…