Psalm Sunday celebrated in Gizo

The Bishop of Gizo Diocese along with the congregation in Gizo celebrated the Palm Sunday at the main Cathedral, St Peter. There was a great turning out from the parish, young and old who attended the Mass in preparing for the Holy week. Bishop Luciano Capelli was the main celebrant and was assisted by Fr.…

Kakabona SDA Church embarks on projects

After successfully complete the purchasing of the Kakabona church land in 2015 work on some of its projects had started. The Church members have started to make plans on how to develop the church compound. Two of the projects that the Kakabona church members have planned to implement on the first quarter of 2016 are:…

A young woman in a warehouse?

A female doing men’s job in a warehouse is a thing of the past for 23-year-old, young and plucky Phyllis Entrikin. Known affectionately as Phylli to her colleagues and friends, the young Vonavona beauty was the Procurement Officer for the National Fisheries Development (NFD) Limited – one of the biggest tuna establishments, based in Noro…

‘World Vision gets behind gender equality’

World Vision Solomon Islands (WVSI) is standing behind this year’s International Women’s Day, which calls on the international community to “Pledge for Parity” and increase equality for all women. International Women’s Day is marked annually every 8th March and aims to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women everywhere. This year World…

Women’s day events start today

Events marking International Women’s Day will start today in Honiara with a church service at the Rhema Family Church. International Women’s Day is marked annually on March 8. Sarah Buka of the Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs told the Sunday Star celebrations marking the event will continue until March 10. “Celebrations will…

YWPG congratulates Ngaro

THE Young Women’s Parliamentary Group congratulates Dorothy Ngaro for being the only female candidate amongst six male contestants, who contested the Vuhokesa ward Honiara City by-election this week. Lysa Wini-Simeon, Chairlady of YWPG commented that it certainly takes courage and enormous efforts to vie for a leadership role in Solomon Islands politics. “Much political critics…