Vata parish celebrates St. Bartholomew day

VATA Community Parish, North West Guadalcanal has celebrated the Saint Bartholomew day with children receiving Holy Communion, baptism, and a community feast on Monday. This was reported by Solomon Star’s North West Guadalcanal stringer, John Toki. The celebration started at 10 am with a Holy Mass, which was led by acting parish priest Fr. Peter…

Women’s expo is back

The Women’s  Innovative Expo is on again today at the National Art Gallery with an official opening set for 11am, Tuesday morning. The programme which is organized by the Honiara Council of Women is set to roll again for the third time this year. The first Women’s Innovative Expo was held early this year on…

YWPG goes orange

Young Women’s Parliamentary Group (YWPG) has began its support campaign to End Violence against Women and Girls (EVAWG) starting this month. The campaign will involve members of YWPG wearing orange coloured clothing on the 25th of every month. A message has been sent out to all YWPG members on its Facebook page ahead of the…

Malaita council of women AGM

MALAITA  Provincial Council of Women (MPCW) kick started its Annual General Meeting in Auki Malaita Province Wednesday this week. Solomon Star correspondent in Auki township, William Ekotani said participants came from communities.in and Around Malaita Province. He said the three-day annual general meeting will end today. Mr.Ekotani said, participants discussed issues concerning the work of…

‘Repair Marubo bridge’

WOMEN from the Savulei ward in West Guadalcanal are calling on the responsible authorities to repair their bridge that broke down last month. The group made the call last week after going through difficulties in transporting their market produces to Honiara market. A spokeswoman for the group said, that they want to call upon their…

New Anglican priest ordained

THE St Michael Church of Melanesia at Marasa inland West Guadalcanal has ordained its new priest.  He was priest Thomas Vecho. Mr Vecho was ordained over the weekend at St Michael Church. According to North West Guadalcanal Solomon Star stringer John Toki, the priest was ordained by Rt. Ref. Bishop Nathaniel Tome diocese of Guadalcanal.…

Seminar on ending violence against women

A FIVE days seminar that attempts to end violence against women before it happens has ended last Thursday on a high note. It was held at the Commonwealth Youth Program (CYP) centre in Honiara and was attended by more than 500 participants. Participants ranged from the grassroots level, non-government organizations (NGO), and officers from various…

Empowering women’s seminar ends

A WEALTH of knowledge has been received putting a smile on the faces a group of local business-minded women who attended a series of interactive workshops and seminars over the weekend. The workshops were presented by U.S Women Entrepreneurship Expert Samira Cook-Gaines in Honiara from the 15th-17th of August.  Women who attended were those in…

Youth market opens today

YOUTHS of Honiara will once again be engaging themselves as the August youth market is set to start today at the National Art Gallery grounds. The theme for this youth market is, ‘Inspire, Motivate and Participate’. Speaking to this paper yesterday, a youth market officer said that the highlights for this event will be singing…