SIWIBA conducts nomination awareness

The Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) is currently conducting the third session on nomination awareness for its financial members. This awareness program is geared towards the upcoming 2016 Women in Business Awards that will take place on Saturday 9th July 2016. The event will see awardees in the categories of Woman in Business…

Women learn piggery management

MEMBERS of the Rokotanikeni women association of Kiu and Uhu in South Malaita have undergone a training on small piggery management. The training was facilitated by Kastom Gaden Association (KGA) poultry and livestock technician Peter Haio last week. This was part of Rokotanikeni women Association together with kastom Gaden Association (KGA) to improve piggery farmers’…

Reggae slam coming here

WORLD’S number one with the best rated reggae sound system, and music event organisers are coming to the Solomon Islands. This is history happening real to the Pacific shores, a sound system all the way from Europe – world’s best reggae/dancehall soundkillas. Known as the Sentinel Sound from Germany, it has the biggest reggae culture…

Young women undergo leadership training here

MEMBERS of the Young Women Parliamentary Group (YWPG)are hoping to make an impact in their various workplaces and communities after a three-day Transformational Leadership (TL) Seminar in Honiara this week. The TL Seminar runs from 1st to 3rdof June and is organised by the National Parliament Civic Education Department Gender Component, facilitated and funded by…

Visale parish prepares for silver jubilee

THE Visale Catholic mother church will be celebrating its 50th silver Jubilee next month. According to Solomon Star northwest Guadalcanal stringer John Toki, the programme will start on June 3rd and finishes 5th. “Preparation for the programme is underway and hopefully things will get ready in the next few days before the event takes place,”…

AOG superintendent visits South Korea

SOLOMON Islands Christians need to strengthen their prayer lives and make strong commitment to God every day. Assemblies of God (AOG) Solomon Islands superintendent, Reverend John Subu highlighted this after he returned from Asia Pacific AOG Fellowship in Seoul, Korea from May 10-11 2016. He was joined by other superintendents from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand,…

Women equip with new knowledge

LAST week two of our young women advocates were part of an international conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, from 16-19 May. Here young advocate Natasha Eddie shares her experience about the conference. A year ago while Natasha was in University of the South pacific in Fiji studying law and journalism, she found out about this link…

Visale marks St. Joseph of Workers day

The Parish of Visale in West Guadalcanal joins Catholic’s worldwide on celebrating the Saint Joseph Workers day. Visale acting Parish Priest, Fr Peter Chele took the honour to officiate this commemoration marking. The commemoration was hosted by the Parish with Catholic Priests from all over the region. Acting Parish Priest, Fr Peter Chele emphasised the…