Oz new partnership deal to empower women

The Australian Government has announced a new $2.3 million initiative to help address barriers to women’s participation in the workplace in Solomon Islands. In partnership with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), Australia’s four year program will provide tools and support for businesses to recruit, retain and promote women as employees, business leaders and partners, including…

Hip-hop dance festival today

A HIP-HOP dance festival is set to go down Friday at the National Art Gallery grounds, Honiara, starting at 12 noon. This festival is a fundraiser for the winning Solomon Islands hip-hop dance crews who will be representing the country in this year’s World Supremacy Battlegrounds in Sydney Australia, from September 9th-11th. The three winning…

Church to elect new superintendent

The South Sea Evangelical Church (SSEC) Northern region leaders in Malaita will meet this Thursday at Subobono village in Ata’a to elect their new Superintendent. This was confirmed by the Ata’a SSEC Association assistant senior pastor Paul Saeni Sade on Tuesday. Mr. Sade said the four days conference will attract SSEC leaders from Kwara’e, Fataleka,…

FMA Sisters visit Fox Bay-Tangarare

The Salesian Sisters responded to the request by the Fox Bay Catholic Community in West Guadalcanal to share with the community their mission work here in the Solomon Islands. The sisters took up the challenge to bring the most needed information about their mission work and their charism in the Catholic Church. On Thursday 14th…

Community celebrate big day

TAKOI Catholic Community in west Guadalcanal has celebrated the remembrance of their patron saint “our Lady of Mount Carmel.” The celebration brought together more than 500 people in and around Fox Bay area in west Guadalcanal. This is an annual celebration Takoi community to remember and celebrate the church patron saint “Our lady of Mount…