Young Vevo, Icon champ

VEVO GINA, 22 of Western Province was crowned the winner of the Solo Icon 2016, after the grand final on Sunday night at the Multi-purpose hall. The young lad of Roviana and Ranoggah parentage scooped the first spot after battling a hard fought Icon final between five of the grand finalists. He received a trophy,…

Aust students impressed with visit

THE visiting Australian students who spent ten days at Visale community in northwest Guadalcanal have expressed gratitude over their visit so far. The students from Mary Mckillop, Port Macquarie, New South Wales have visited Visale school and the surrounding communities over the past few days. Northwest Guadalcanal Solomon Star stringer John Toki said the students…

SSEC women end convention

THE South Sea Evangelical Church (SSEC) regional women from Honiara, Central, Western and Choiseul have successfully completed a three days convention over the weekend. The convention was held at Yandina, Russell in Central province that attracted more than 500 women to attend the convention. “The women have really enjoyed the programme especially feeling the presences…

Selfish taro selling fast

WOMEN of Temotu province are now flooding the Honiara central market with their unique taro known as the ‘selfish taro’. Selfish taro is one of the best taros planted in Santa Cruz and was well known to most people in Honiara. “We are happy to be back again with this selfish taro at the central…

Gospel group returns from US

GOSPEL band ‘Miracles’ will be arriving back in the country today from the United States. Members of Miracles left for New Mexico, United States, a fortnight ago to participate in singing programs following an invitation. The group’s coordinator James Teobasi said the tour was very successful. He said eleven members took part in the US…