Dawea calls for more partnership in schools

THE Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) the most Reverend Archbishop Leonard Dawea has called on all ACOM schools to be more collaboration towards ensuring better school academic results every year. Rev. Dawea made the call during his sermon at the ACOM combined School Commissioning church service, Thursday. With the theme of the…

Catholics bury long-serving sister

MEMBERS of the Catholic faith at Visale, northwest Guadalcanal, last week buried a sister who had served the church for over 55 years. Sister Augustina Margarita Gesuna died at the mission station on 16 January 2020 at the age of 84. She was born in 1934 at Ata’a village, Usu’usue Parish, northeast Malaita. Gesuna came…

Malaita women congratulates new MP

MALAITA Provincial Council of Women (MPCW) has congratulated the newly elected Member of Parliament for East Makira constituency Lily Mafane Maefai. The MPCW made the congratulation in a statement after result of the East Makira by election was announced. The result were; Lily Mafane Maefai 3,371 votes, Alfred Giro 1,196, Rose 644, Tiks Tauni, Martin…

New partnership to end gender violence

THE Australian High Commission has partnered with Our Telekom and Family Support Centre to enhance support to end violence against women and girls here.  At a small ceremony on Monday, our Telekom provided 28 SIM Cards and Initial top up credits for the 28 mobiles phones donated by the Australian Defence Force following the elections…

CSSI Women’s Network awarded

The Correctional Service Solomon Islands (CSSI) Women’s Network has recently received a cash award for their ‘Herstory’ Film from the Native Lens Film Festival Organisers at the Correctional headquarters. The Film which featured, “Women Working in Corrections” is co-produced by CSSI Women’s Network and Dr Anouk Ride and directed by Adilah Dolaiano of Sukwadi Media,…

Solomons’ Gender reports launched

THE Women’s Survivor Experience Study report and Stretim Attitude about VAWG Report were launched during the official opening of the 16 days of Activism programs in Honiara, last Monday. Introducing the reports during the official launching, Dr. Anouk Ride Dolaiano said the reports contain findings of Victims of Gender-Based Violence here in the Solomon Islands.…

RSIPF supports Shortland women for 16 days of activism

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) supported women in the Shortland Islands Western Province to coordinate the 16 days activism against Gender Based Violence (GBV) campaign at Nila Catholic Mission on 25 November 2019. Police Forward Command Post (PFCP) Commander, Kulitanai Chief Superintendent Mathias Lenialu says, “About 200 women, youth and children…