Nine get honours and awards

A TOTAL of nine people were the lucky recipients of honours and awards this year. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare announced this during the commemoration of the 39th Independence Anniversary last Friday at Lawson Tama. The recipients are as follows; Ms. Georgina Ariki: Solomon Islands Medal (Silver) for long and distinguished service to the government and…

North road needs urgent fixing

Road users want the worst affected areas along the North Road in Malaita province to be fixed for fear of safety. According to locals from the Lau and Mbaelelea area, the condition of the road in the area which includes the main North Road and the feeder roads in the constituency has gone from bad…

West needs a women’s policy

Western Province is working towards getting a Policy for Women well documented as wider Community Consultation has recently been conducted at main towns and Centres across the Province from a team of Women in Gizo and a UN Women rep in Honiara. One such Meeting was conducted last Tuesday in Munda where some fifteen participants…

SUNDAY SCHOOL RALLY SUCCESSFUL

MORE than 300 children participated in the two day Sunday school rally for Holy Cross Catholic Parish over the weekend. Catholic Media officer Camillus Kole said Catholic Archbishop His Grace Chris Cardone closed the rally on Saturday. Archbishop Cardone reminded the gathering that children are gifts from God and it is important to involve them…

Setting your Priorities in life

This week, I will commence with a series of studies on the “Essentials of life in an Aimless World.” A firm grip is crucial, whether scaling a mountain or climbing the rugged cliffs of the spiritual life. Our survival depends on how well we hang on and what we hang on to. There are some…

World Cup giants ready for opener

OFC: Papua New Guinea made their FIFA U-20 World Cup debut in 2016 and they’re hungry for another taste of the world stage, but with defending regional champions New Zealand first up at the OFC U-19 Women’s Championship tomorrow they’ll have their work cut out for them. Leading a side bursting with talent and experience,…

Tu Ata games ends on high note

THE fifth Tu Ata games have ended with spectacular head to head grand final battles over the weekend at the Ever Green Red Beach Sports Grounds. Long time netball rivals Hale and Rove Fish Market kicked of the finals of the competition. Rove Fish Market entered the court to defend their title with vocal performance.…