SIWIBA marks 10th anniversary

THE Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) has celebrated its 10th years anniversary yesterday highlighting SIWIBA’s history from where it all begins. The anniversary celebration coincided with SIWIBA monthly Mere market that runs for this whole week, and will end tomorrow. “This anniversary is a milestone for SIWIBA, an honour to share it with…

SIWIBA’s dream into reality

SOLOMON Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) was formed to promote and empower women’s participation as business owners in the private sector. This was SIWIBA’s mission which was established by six inspiring women who recognised the potential of Solomon Islands women’s role in business. “It was an honour to share with everyone the 10 years…

SIWIBA 10th anniversary celebration

The Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) will celebrate its 10th anniversary next week. A statement from the association said, this will coincide with the bi-monthly SIWIBA Mere’s Market for the month of February. To celebrate the 10 years journey, the SIWIBA Secretariat has arranged an extra two days for Mere’s Market, which starts…

YWPG to present survey report

Young Women Parliamentary Group (YWPG) executive will present a survey report to the Minister of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs Jimson Fiau Tanangada today. Adviser to YWPG Marisa Pepa told this paper yesterday the executive comprises of Grace Hilly, Lisa Wini, Kristina Sogavare, Lily Chekana and herself. “We hope that the Ministry in its…

Volunteers end radio training

TWENTY Seven volunteers from the Seventh Day Adventist Church (SDA) have successfully completed a weeklong intensive training on Radio Broadcasting facilitated for by the Adventist Word Radio (ARW) last week. The group included volunteers from throughout the Solomon Islands and also from Vanuatu. The training was part of the Solomon Islands SDA Mission’s plans of…

Hope FM to be launched soon

THE Hope FM, here in Honiara will be launching its programs and going locally within the next six months. Communication Secretary of the Solomon Islands SDA Mission, James Bouro revealed this to Solomon Star on Tuesday. Mr Bouro said, that currently work on the Hope FM studios is currently underway, adding that equipment for the…

Voices Against Violence – raising the volume

Tuesday marked the beginning of the Stages of Change Media Week, a celebration of women and the remarkable development of the EU Funded Stages of Change women’s theatre group focused on eliminating violence against women and children. The British Council and SIPPA will launch a ground-breaking book ‘Voices Against Violence’- published in both English and…

Council of Honiara women meets

The Honiara Council of Women (HCW) this week meets to map out activity projection for this year 2015. The executive since its appointment into office in late 2014 are very serious about creating a visible platform for women in the city. One of the task that the team is putting effort on is the finalization…

Decision on Family Protection Act

TWO Ministers will decide on when the Family Protection Act 2014 should be put into effect. They are ministers from the Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family affairs and the Ministry of Justice. Pioni Boso of the Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family affairs highlighted this in a gender equality forum recently. She…