Seaweed farmers undergo training

MORE than 240 seaweed farmers in Choiseul and Malaita Provinces have undergone a training aimed at equipping them with financial knowledge on how to manage their finance gained from their seaweed farms. The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR), with support from the New Zealand Government, through the Mekem Strong Solomon Island Fisheries (MSSIF)…

FSII criticizes portfolio allocations

WHILST welcoming and congratulating the DCC government for the recent Ministerial announcement, FSII has criticized the selection of certain government Ministers. Hundreds of members including former Bishop of Malaita, Rev. Terry Brown has criticized the appointment of Hon. Bodo Detke as Minister of Forestry and Research. “Whilst many of the new ministerial appointments are very…

Unlimited Voice bundles launched

BMOBILE/Vodafone has launched a special which comes with bundles of free calls, SMS text and Data voice. The new promotion was launched on Monday. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Nail Downey said, this new special gives customers five days of unlimited domestic calls to both Bmobile/Vodafone and Breeze network. “It will also give you 40MB of…

PM prioritises tourism

Growing the Solomon Island’s tourism industry is set to be a high priority for the country’s new prime minister. Manassah Sogavare says that for too long, previous governments have focussed on unsustainable income earners such as logging and mining. He says they’ve overlooked the potential of the tourism sector and is promising his government will…

AOG engages in prison ministry

ABOUT 31 pastors and church workers have engaged in a prison ministry training at Assembly of God’s (AOG) Christian Life Centre in Honiara, yesterday. Constatino Lupancu and Reverend Pavel Sav of Blessed Hope International Misison in Chigaco, United States of America have conducted the one-day training. Their visit to Solomon Islands was made possible through…

Youth gathering for United Church ends

A week-long gathering for United Church youths successfully ended at Kokeqolo in Munda, Western Province on Sunday. This annual event was held purposely for youths to get involve in religious activities, aimed at strengthening spiritual life in the society. Rev. Willie Maezama of the United Church Honiara circuit said, the program enabled youths to come…