Local theologian graduates with PhD

Solomon Islands theological student Edward Kolohae graduated with a doctorate in theology at the Pacific Theological College (PTC) in Suva, Fiji, last Thursday. Dr Kolohai graduated with Doctor of Philosophy for his thesis on “The sharing of your Faith” during the college’s 47th graduation. His thesis consisted of many aspects but the two main ones…

Dr. James Ere’ai ordained Deacon

The Holy Family at Kukum Parish had all the reasons to celebrate because Saturday Dr. James Ere’ai courageously and freely took another step towards priesthood in the Catholic Church. More than a thousand people from all walks of live came to witness and accompany Dr. James in his journey as a deacon.  He belongs to…

Solomon’s fashion week opens

SOLOMON Fashion week opened on Monday with a showroom of beautiful raiment and jewels, before Lady Grace Kabui unveil the banner of inauguration of Solomon Fashion week 2014. Proceedings were unveiled at the Art Gallery exhibition room with an impressive selection of designs from members of the Association of Solomon Islands In Creative Fashion, where…

YWCA regional training ends here

MEMBERS of the Pacific Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) ended their regional leadership and skills building training workshop in Honiara last Friday.  Solomon Islands hosted the week-long training, which attracted delegates from Papua New Guinea and Samoa. The training waspart of the World YWCA movement’s initiative to reflect on the work it has been conducting…

Youths learn about mercy of God

Youth who attended the Divine Mercy congress yesterday at Holy Cross Cathedral, were spiritually empowered from the presentation that was given by the main speakers, Mrs Lesina Levi from Samoa and Mr John from Australia. The message given was mainly on the Divine Mercy of God. From the presentation the youth learnt more about the…

Workshop on Family Protection Act

WOMEN’S Rights Action Movement (WRAM) in partnership with Vois Blong Mere Solomon islands will organise a one day workshop and forum on the Family Protection Act today. The workshop will be held at Kairos conference room, Hyundai Mall. The aim is for media groups to become aware of the Act and strategies needed to report…

Diet talks for women

A ONE session to encourage mothers to prepare a balance diet for their families each meal was conducted on Tuesday at Kobito South Seas Evangelical Church (SSEC) church, East Honiara. Two health workers from the SSEC health department facilitated the talks. The event allowed the women to do demonstration and asked questions about taking right…

YWCA regional training underway

A Pacific Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) regional leadership and skills building training workshop is currently underway in Honiara. The Young Women Christian Association (YWCA) in Solomon Islands is hosting the event with saw other YWCA delegates from Papua New Guinea, Fiji and Samoa attending it. ‘Our Future: Moving forward in advancing Inter-generational Approaches to…

ACOM prepares for 14th general synod

THE Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACoM) is gearing up preparations for its 14th General synod next week. The church’s synod is attended by the highest authorities of the church and is the highest decision making body of the church.  It is chaired by the primate of the Church. During the synod, the delegates will hear…