Women conclude leadership seminar

FROM 2 December to 6 December 2013 Vois Blong Mere Solomons, Women in Shared Decision Making Coalition (WISDM), and UN WOMEN Solomon Islands hosted the Transformational Leadership and Empowerment Workshop. The workshop has been noted as a very significant event, especially for those running in the upcoming election, to consider the way we look at…

Mandela leaves one lesson for us

WHAT lesson can we draw from Nelson Mandela’s leadership? That’s the question many Solomon Islanders were asking yesterday when they learned of the passing of Mr Mandela, the former South African president. Mr Mandela, a man who needs no introduction, died quietly in the presence of family members in his Johannesburg home in South Africa.…

A balanced response on health services

In yesterday’s editorial piece (‘Is Number 9 Melanesia’s Worst Hospital?’, Solstar 2/12), the author made some very good and challenging points about NRH and provincial health services, highlighting areas of concern of which the Government is no doubt aware and seeking to address. Arguments of this nature rightly challenge responsible authorities to improve performance and…