Solo icon into quarter

The Solo Icon competitions which attracted many youths over the weekends have entered into its quarter finals yesterday at the Aart gallery grounds. The event is being supported by the Australian high commission and organised by Global Youth Leadership Nexus. It consists of three categories namely the young executives, star school and senior which is…

‘Lets empower our women’

“EMPOWERMENT to women around our region is something I feel is very important because we have the lowest rate of female representation at the political decision making tables of the world. So that is concern for me and am sure it is concern for many people around the world.” Electoral commissioner of Samoa Papali’i Malietau…

Commission on preparation of women candidates

CHAIRMAN of political parties commission Sir Paul Tovua says he welcome any assistance that can be organised to prepare women candidates for the upcoming general election. His remarks were delivered by UN Women’s programme coordinator for the Advancing Gender Justice in the Pacific (AGJP) Programme, Audrey Manu at the opening of a week-long Transformational Leadership…

“Accept one another”

The third of the ‘one another’ sayings in the New Testaments is “Accept one another” (Romans 15:7). We all want to be accepted. This is especially evident in the teenage years when we all dress alike because of peer pressure, longing to be one of the groups. People often do crazy things in order to…

Companions reminded of their duties

The Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) His Grace Archbishop the Right Reverend David Vunagi has reminded the companions’ ministry of their duties. In his sermon to commemorate the St James feat day yesterday at the Barnabas Cathedral, His Grace highlighted two key components of their work. He said spiritual and practical components…

St James feast celebrated

Companions within the Diocese of Central Melanesia have gathered yesterday to commemorate St James feast day St Barnabas Cathedral in Honiara. Hundreds of companion members, members of the Melanesian Brotherhood and other religious societies’ members within the Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) got together to mark the St James day with holy Eucharist and feasting.…

Party welcomes women

The United Democratic Party (UDP) has encouraged more women candidates to join them. UDP spokesperson Bill Ghina told Solomon Star the party appeals to more women to come forward and register with them. “Our party is about to unveil its strategy policy and therefore we encourage more women to join our party. “This to make…

New Tegibangara SDA church

Members of the Tegibangara Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) church officially opened their dream church building recently. Pastor George Fafale, president of the Solomon Islands Mission (SIM) of the Seventh-day Adventist church, officially opened the Tegibangara Seventh-day Adventist Church, North East Choiseul on 9th July, 2014. opening of this church will mean the Adventist member of…

19th Diocesan Synod progresses

The 19th Diocesan and Synod of Anglican Church of Melanesia in Buma, Malaita Province will end tomorrow. Anglican Church officials and members who have attended the event have so far been enjoying the facilities provided by the Buma parish and communities. Diocese and secretary for central regions Philip Akotee said every programs and activities are…

Women under-go business training

WOMEN from Tuvaruhu, Titinge, Vura, Voice blo Mere, SWIBA, UN women and all Saints Parish are under-going community based development business training. The training was facilitated by the ministry of national unity reconciliation peace jointly with International Labour Organisation (ILO) to enhance their skills on business implementation in the societies. About 50 participants participate in…