Fathers undergo training

MORE than 30 fathers from Susu community in Rovatu Catholic parish, central-east Guadalcanal have successfully completed their training over the weekend. The training was aimed at equipping fathers with leadership knowledge on how to lead their families and to be role model. It started Friday and ended on Sunday. According to John Toki, this initiative…

Mosquito net distribution starts in Guadalcanal

Malaria division Guadalcanal province has started distribution of mosquito nets in Guadalcanal province last week. This mass distribution is conducted every three years, and it is very important and main activity for us in this year. Because the reduction of malaria cases year after year reflects the important and effect of LLIN (Long Lasting Insecticidal…

Growth pains: Vanuatu’s transition

Vanuatu is in the news again. Along with three other Pacific Island countries, which enjoy the status of least developed country (LDC) for special treatment by international donor community including various multilateral funding agencies aside from industrialized nations, Vanuatu has made the right signals once again, as it would be graduating soon. Addressing the Comprehensive…

Zion fest show this weekend

THE Kingdom Harvest Church at Henderson in east Honiara will host its final Zion Fest this coming Saturday. Pastor Ellison Bako told the Solomon Star yesterday saying this should be the last show preparing the winners to compete in the big singing competition in 2nd July. “Everybody is welcome to attend this singing programme on…

More youths to youth convention

MORE than 1500 South Sea Evangelical church (SSEC) youths from Honiara will travel to Auki to attend the national youth convention to be hosted at Kilusakwalo, central Kwara’ae, Malaita province. National Youth Coordinator Pastor Stanley Aitorea told the Solomon Star yesterday that the number is expected to rise up in the remaining days, before the…

Gospel group to tour Port Vila

THE Transform Journey (TJ) Ministry band from the country will tour parts of Port Vila, Vanuatu later this year. The boys from Malaita but now living in Kobito 2 area in east Honiara are aiming at visiting Port Vila with the word of God through live band performance. A statement from the group said that…

Oil price uncertainty

The oil price is rising. Good days of price per barrel between US$40 to US$50 appear to be over. In normal times, oil price is determined by its own supply and demand. Oil price rose more than 70 percent since early this year due to supply disruptions around the globe. The June 23 British referendum…

Teams arriving

With nine more days to go before the most prestigious 6th Solomon Games kick off in Honiara, several provincial contingents   has already made their way to Honiara. Reports reaching Star Sports indicated that most of the provincial teams are anticipated to arrive early in order to have friendly matches with other teams in Honiara as…