New priest for Fiu parish ordained

The Anglican Diocesan Bishop of Malaita Diocese Rt. Rev. Bishop Sam Sahu ordained a new priest last Sunday at Kelakwai village, Fiu parish Keava region in the Diocese of Malaita, Malaita Province. During the ordination Bishop Sahu urged the newly ordained priest Fr. Bartholomew Moli to serve his people well. “Today we come and witness…

SIWIBA acknowledges sea shell training

Many craft-based small businesses begin with a lot of raw materials and creativity like seashell crafting. For Solomon Islands with access to a good source of shells, such as around public and coastal areas, the opportunity to start a business might turn into a handsome profit. The Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SIWBA) had…

Women supports state move

Women participants have called for the making of State governments as soon as the Federal system comes into effect. This was during the Choiseul Province’s Awareness on the 2nd 2014 Draft Federal Constitution of Solomon Islands last week. Speaking on behalf of Women participants during the awareness’ closing at Qurusu Hall on Friday 11th September,…

SIWIBA briefs Kalu about its work

The Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) had a brief meeting with the Solomon Islands Ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia, His Excellency Salana Kalu in Honiara. A statement from SIWIBA said, its President Dalcy Tekulu had the opportunity to share with Mr Kalu the association’s aims and objectives with highlights of key achievement…

The importance of saving highlighted

THE importance of saving the very little money you have has been highlighted during the international literacy celebration day in Honiara at Art gallery on Tuesday. Head and founder of Rokotanikeni women savings club Dr Alice Pollard said, they do a lot of work for women and children on how to do their savings. “We…

Christafari to tour Honiara

GOSPEL sensational Reggae band, Christafari will be touring Honiara next month. Christafari is a Christian reggae band formed in 1990. It is centered on the personality of ordained religious minister Mark “Tansoback” Mohr, an American, born-again Christian. Eventually Mohr shortened the name to “Christafari”, (pronounced Christ-a-far-eye) and pieced together his own band members. According to…

Archbishop retires from pastoral duties

The Archbishop of the Church of Melanesia Most Reverend David Vunagi officially retired yesterday after serving six years as the head of the church during a farewell service at St Barnabas Cathedral last Sunday. Thousands of Anglicans from various parishes, schools, dioceses including government officials and Solomon Island Christian Association (SICA) representatives attended the service…