Auki police end training

A WEEK-LONG Public Order Management (POM) training conducted for Auki police ended successfully, Friday. The training, which started Monday, was part of police preparation for the upcoming national elections. The training was conducted at the Aligegeo sports ground. It concluded with presentation of certificates. Commandant of Correctional Service of Solomon Islands (CSSI) at Auki, inspector…

Island issues, global problems

The problems affecting Small Island Developing States (S.I.D.S.) are as far removed from the idyllic tropical holiday as the picture perfect postcard that is sent home by the tourist. But how does one capture in a photo for a postcard the rising seawaters that are affecting our aquifers, the increasing intensity of extreme weather events…

Church leaders told to commit to work

Newly elected leaders of the United Church Assembly were reminded to commit to their working relationship with the church. The leaders were elected during the church’s annual synod that ended at Koleasi village in northeast Guadalcanal, Thursday. Guadalcanal United Church superintendent Rev Philip Kaegasi made the reminder in his remarks. Kaegasi said it’s important for…

Church ends leaders’ summit

A week-long gathering for United Church leaders at Koleasi village in east Guadalcanal, ended last Thursday. The annual event was held to discuss issues within the church and to look at reports of activities and programmes conducted in each region. Superintendent Minister of Guadalcanal region Rev Philip Kaegasi said the meeting enable them to come…

More items of missing boat found

MORE items of the boat carrying seven people that went missing between Gizo and Choiseul have been found at sea. Seghe Police informed this paper that on Wednesday last week, several light items believed to have been on the missing boat were found by a fishing boat, 34.6 nautical miles south west of Seghe, Western…

Mothers Union new president announced

THE Anglican Church of Melanesia’s Provincial Mothers Union General Council last Friday elected Mary Vunagi as its new provincial president at its 13th Provincial General Conference. Mrs Vunagi, the wife of Anglican Archbishop Most Right Reverend David Vunagi, replaces Edith Koete. The vice president is Gwen Koke. The election of new office bearers took place…

Mandulua School head calls for support

MANDULUA Community High School urged communities within the area to support the school’s development programmes. The school’s deputy principal Jones Ofaga raised this during the opening of Mandulua Community High School new classroom building, Thursday. Mr Ofaga said so many challenges were faced by Mandulua Community High School but none of these issues were addressed.…