Dughore women host mini fest

Dughore Women Association has fruitfully hosted the Dughore Mini Cultural and Organic Festival at Hunda Village on Kolombangara in Western Province, early this month. The Dughore Mini Cultural and Organic Festival is an initiative put together by the Dughore Women Association in Collaboration with the Gizo Women in Business Development. The objective is to revive…

New bishop for Temotu to be elected

THE Diocesan Electoral Board of the Diocese of Temotu (DOT) in the Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) will elect a new and sixth Bishop for DOT tomorrow. The election will be held at the headquarters’ of the Community of the Sisters of the Church, East of Honiara, a media statement from ACOM said. The election…

Why fashion matters

The powerhouse behind the local industry By ELIZABETH OSIFELO    WHEN I think about fashion the first thing that comes to mind is the latest design, trending style, colors, creativity and raw talent.   But to be close to accurate, fashion is a popular aesthetic expression in a certain time and context, especially in clothing, footwear,…

Women promoted to lead in Public Service

THE Ministry of Public Service (MPS) in collaboration with the Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs (MWYCFA) hosted stakeholders on Wednesday to validate the Action Plan to promote Women in Leadership in the Public Service.   A statement from the MPS said the Women in Leadership Action Plan addresses one of the objectives of the…

Bishop Houhou celebrates 1st anniversary 

Families, relatives and friends together with Bishop Peter Houhou celebrated his first anniversary as a bishop on Monday. William Smith Toli from Catholic Communication in Auki reported that Bishop Peter traveled from Auki to his West Are’Are home at Toraraha on Sunday 13th October to mark the occasion.  He was consecrated and installed on the…

ACOM mothers mark 100th anniversary

THE Mothers Union in the Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) are currently celebrating their 100th anniversary (1919 – 2019) in Honiara.  The programme is being attended by around 1,600 members from all nine dioceses of the ACOM in Vanuatu, New Caledonia and Solomon Islands.    The week-long programme was officially opened at Saint Barnabas Provincial…

130 candidates receive first Holy Eucharist

ABOUT 130 candidates have received their Sacrament of Holy Eucharist on Sunday – 29th September at the Holy Cross Cathedral. Several hundreds Holy Cross parishioners packed the Cathedral to witness the event, Epalle Kulisuia of Catholic Media reported. The celebration of the Holy Mass commenced at 11am with a well prepared liturgy sung by the…