Women end friendship exchange program

HAUNASI women’s group from south Malaita have successfully ended a friendship program they made to Honiara during the Queen’s birthday weekend. The program involved sharing of gifts, as well as learning and interacting amongst women from the Haunasi community and their village folks who are based in Honiara. The theme of the event was “Strong…

Parental training ends in Malaita

A six days training workshop on positive parenting was recently conducted at Buma village in Malaita. The workshop was held from 25th May to 1st June and was attended by 23 participants from Buma village and surrounding communities within Arekwa region of the Diocese of Malaita. The workshop was organized by the Provincial Mothers Union…

Two ACOM bishops get awards

TWO bishops from the Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) have received their awards of recognition by the British Empire during the Queen’s birthday on Friday. They are Bishop Nathan Tome from Guadalcanal Diocese and Retired Bishop Richard Basil Naramana from Ysabel diocese. “I was very happy to receive this award that makes my day brighter…

Lunch hour prayer time

A lunch hour prayer time has been initiated for South Sea Evangelical Church (SSEC) youth members in Honiara at the SSEC central church as of Monday. The aim was to pray for the upcoming national youth convention that will be hosted at the Kilusakwalo village in central Kwara’ae, Malaita province, 25th of this month. “This…

At 77, Aqorau gets her MBE

She may be 77, but Angeline Merle Aqorau displayed the stamina she possessed when she rose to receive her Queen’s Birthday award from acting Governor General Ajilon Nasiu on Friday at Lawson Tama. Mrs Aqorau was a recipient of the Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) award, announced at last year’s Queen’s…

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…