New development Centre for Women

Last Thursday between 8:30 and 9:30am people arrived for the opening of the Mary Mzzarello Development Centre (MMDC) in the Laura Vicuna Hostel-Henderson. Sr. Sesilia Sala was the MC for the day and at 9:30am she introduced Sr. Sialei Paupuaga, the FMA community leader, who gave the welcoming address and extended a warm welcome to…

Women in Parliament

It would be very good if qualified women could enter politics, both on national and provincial level. There are many well qualified women working in the civil service, as administrators, teachers, etc. who would be qualified to run. Culturally it is an uphill struggle but still women should try. Some women politicians are brilliant, smarter…

Women take a shot at RCDF bill

WOMEN have echoed on the floor of Parliament that if the Rural Constituency Development Fund (RCDF) is utilised for developments in the rural it would put an end to poverty and poor standard of living. Debating the Bill most women which took the floor to speak expressed that use of this fund was only for…

Musicians rock Ngella community

Three local talented musicians performed for two nights at Voloa village, Ngella Central islands province last weekend. Sharzy, Devandeh and Taina Gee staged a show which was held over two nights from Friday to Saturday. The presence of the three popular musicians attracted many people around Voloa community to come out in numbers and enjoy…

World leader ends visit here

SEVENTH Day Adventist (SDA) world leader, Pr Ted Wilson has finally wrapped up his visit here and left for Fiji yesterday. He arrived in the country on Sunday, visited Governor General Sir Frank Kabui before flying down to Kukudu, Western province where he met members of the church at a camp meeting there. He returned…

Church ends program

THE New Apostolic church has successfully completed its one week district ministry leader’s seminar meeting yesterday. About twelve participants took part in the seminar representing sixty two Apostolic churches in Honiara and around the provinces. Main agendas being discussed during the seminar are; planning&designing future and pastoral of the new apostolic churches in Solomon Island.…

Women urged to work together

LOCAL women intending to contest the upcoming national general elections have been challenged to work together inorder to enter Parliament. Director of the womens development division within the ministry of women, youths and children affairs Janet Tuhaika made the statement at a welcome dinner Monday night at Iron Bottom Sound hosted for the women who…

BAC chapel reopened

BETIKAMA Adventist College (BAC) chapel was rededicated yesterday. The chapel was rededicated by the President of the General Conference (GC) of the Seventh Day Adventist Church Pastor Ted Wilson in a small ceremony. The chapel was renovated in June last year. School principal Francis Leovania welcomed the president and his delegation, saying it was an…