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…

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…

Renbel women wants more awareness

RENBEL council of women president, Rosemary Tenaka says the province needs more awareness on domestic violence against women and children. Mrs Tenaka said, this issue is very important for women in the rural communities to understand.  She highlighted this as part of Renbel PCW priority areas to implement this year. She said, conducting awareness on…

Women clinic yet to start services

SERVICES at the women clinic inside Honiara City Council dental building has been further delayed this year due to lack of equipment. The clinic is being established for women to undergo scanning.  HCC director of nursing Harvest Miabule said, the women clinic will not open until scan machines and dental equipments are ready. “The Ministry…