Call for united front against gender violence

Police and Family Support Centre are urged to affirm their commitments to the Memorandum of Understanding for SAFENET. Director of Women Development Division in the Ministry of Women, Youths and Children Pauline Soaki made the call at the launch of 16 Days of Activism campaign against gender-based violence on Saturday.  “I am calling on the…

Govt lauds Australia’s support for women

The Government has commended the Australian government for its continuous support towards women’s business activities in the country. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Women Youth Children and Family Affairs Dr Cedric Alependava made the acknowledgment ahead of the Solomon Islands Women In Business Association (SIWIBA) awards night next month. He stated, the Australian government…

Students told to shine as Bosconian

Students studying at the Don Bosco Technical institution (DBTI) both the outgoing and continuing students have been urged to abide with the rules though they no are longer students of DBTI. But, they must have a good reputation as a Bosconian in whatever organization they are seeking employment with. Deputy Secretary of the Ministry of…

READ SI packs books for 116 villages

READ SI has started Phase 2 of the National Literacy Campaign. After impacting 33 villages in Phase 1 (June and July) now the READ SI teacher trainers are going out for October through December training village teachers and helping to set up classes and libraries.  In Phase 1 only two provinces were not visited and…

Candidates get Sacrament of confirmation

More than 40 candidates from the four Catholic Communities in Ulawa District under the patronage of Saint John the Baptist Kirakira Parish received the sacrament of Confirmation at St Joseph chapel Su’umoli by Archbishop Chris Cardone OP last week. Conformation is one of the seven sacraments and the third sacrament in the Roman Catholic Church…

Archbishop Cardone successfully tours Ulawa

Archbishop Christopher M Cardone Op of the Catholic Church last week visited the communities of Ulawa District in Makira Ulawa Province. His Pastoral visitation to the province was to meet with people of Ulawa District. The chairman, John Wala’ala, welcomed His Grace on behalf of the Su’umoli communities. “I wish to warmly welcome you to…