Say no to GMO in the pacific

A mission to educate pacific islanders and discourage them from using genetic modified organism (GMO) seeds to grow on their farms for food and sales is currently underway. A Noumea based non-government organisation (NGO) in New Caledonia called ‘Stop MGO Pacifique’ is visiting parts of the pacific to collect data and information on GMO in…

New priest ordained

Members of the Catholic church over the weekend witnessed the ordination of a new priest at the Holy Cross Cathedral in Honiara on Saturday.  Steven Keri who hails from Tangarare Parish was ordained by Archbishop Adrian Smith to serve as a new priest. According to West Guadalcanal Solomon Star stringer John Toki, the ordination service…

Real Leaders are true to their principles

I began our discussion on the topic “Leadership” last week by defining the term ‘leadership’. Many of you would have noticed that I use the word ‘authentic’ leadership. In case you may not know what I mean by authentic leadership, I will also define the word ‘authentic’ in relation to leadership. The concept of authenticity…

Saint of the Week

SAINT JOHN DE BRITTO and BLESSED MARY OF LOURDES. SAINT JOHN DE BRITTO Born into an Aristocratic Portuguese family in 1647, he grew up with the future king Pedro II in Lisbon.  His father was the Viceroy of Brazil.   He was educated in the prestigious University of Coimbra. A severe illness made him turn…

Ifunaoa leads golden boot race

Solomon Warriors striker, Dennis Ifunaoa is currently taking the lead in the race for the Telekom S-league Golden Boot title. Ifunaoa scored 11 goals from nine matches played since the start of the season; the only goal for Warriors on Saturday was his latest. Koloale’s new striker, Joe Luwi and X-Beam FC’s Kidston Billy have…

PM’s RSIPF visit

Dear Editor – I can’t help myself laughing at Opposition group’s questioning the Prime Minister’s visits to the Police headquarters. It seems the group must’ve come out from a delirious state or a hallucination of some kind. What is the issue here about PM’s visits to the Police headquarters? To say the visit is highly…