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…

St Peter RTC, kindy open day

 St Peter Rural Training Centre (RTC) and the Kindergarten school in Gizo, Western province successfully conducted its open day on Friday. The Supervising Premier for the Western Provincial government officially declared the day opened.  Hon. Marlon Lopoto also declared open a new general workshop of learning for the training centre by cutting the ribbon after…

Celebrating an achievement

The community of St Peter, Gizo, Western province has opened a training center 4 years ago under the inspiration and guidance of Saint John Bosco. Over the weekend it was their turn to invite guests and join them in celebrating the 200 birth anniversary of St John Bosco, celebrated widely over 132 countries in the…