New strategy to empower women to be launched

THE Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs (MWYCFA) will launch the National Strategy on the Economic Empowerment of Women and Girls today in Honiara. The event will take place at the former CYP centre, lower Panatina campus. The Women’s Economic Empowerment Strategy is aimed at addressing the challenges women face in accessing economic…

SSEC to host thanks giving service

HONIARA South Sea Evangelical Church (SSEC) Sunday School fellowship will be hosting its thanks giving service this coming Sunday at Adailiua local Church in east Honiara. The association coordinator Jack Filimanu told the Solomon Star, Monday. “The association will be hosting a service for its teachers to come and give thanks to God of Host…

Students undergo training

MORE than 15 students from Scripture Union (SU) in Honiara were awarded with certificates, Monday at Scripture Union area, Townground, West Honiara. This was after they have successfully completed a three days training known as ‘Shaping for Services.’ “Those who have completed their training that will equip them with bags of knowledge that will help…

SSEC ordains new Church Minister

South Sea Evangelical Church (SSEC) has ordained a new church Minister a fortnight ago. Pastor Stephen Ausuta was ordained as a Reverend to become one of Church Ministers of South Sea Evangelical Church. The ordination was held at Stephen’s home village, Loina in North Malaita on Sunday 4th October 2015. The ordination was conducted by…

Melanesian Brotherhood conference started Monday

AN official welcome ceremony to the Melanesian Brotherhood ‘Brothers and Companions 13th Great conference was held at the Melanesian Brotherhood (MBH) headquarters at Tabalia, Northwest of Guadalcanal on Friday. The delegation comprised of the regional head brothers and other MBH Brothers and companion leaders from Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea as well as a three member…

Avu Avu to host next dorcas federation

AVU AVU in the Weathercoast of Guadalcanal will host the next Western District Dorcas women and Adventist men congress in 2016. This follows the successfully staging of the first-ever dorcas federation held fortnight ago in Marau, East Guadalcanal from September 28th to October 3rd. Acting Prime Minister, Douglas Ete officially opened the event which brought…

Christafari ticket sales on

TICKETS for the Christafari concerts this month is now on sale in various churches within Honiara starting yesterday. This was confirmed to the Solomon Star by local tour promoter, Moses Maearia. “Tickets for the concerts is out of this weekend and available in churches by Sunday (yesterday) morning. “We are giving priority to people and…