SIWIBA plans more training

SOLOMON Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) is planning more training for its members this year. SIWIBA president Dalcy Tekulu said the organisation had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the government last year to assist with their training programmes. “We are still waiting for funding to be available and start off our trainings,”…

7th Mere’s market

THE seventh mere market opened at the national art gallery last Wednesday providing an avenue for women to participate in economic activities. Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) organised the three-day market. Registered women participants have come out and displayed varieties of products, handicrafts, clothes and food at the market. SIWIBA president Dalcy Tekulu…

Mt Horeb Church visitors’ day

Visitors’ day is an occasion when thousands of Seventh Day Adventists (SDA) churches invites their weak members or backsliders and non-Adventist members within their communities to be encouraged and enriched and to share God’s word to enrich or strengthen church members within communities they are located. Mt Horeb SDA Church visitors’ day fell on the…

Circle Crews West bound

Circle Crews band will be leading a group of local bands namely Bi Bao, Deskem, Blanco, and Kamabea to tour the Western province. This will take place at the end of June to raise funds towards the Honiara City Council ECE model Centre at the Honiara Library, and the Red Cross care Centre in Riffle…

Forum discusses women in leadership

More than 100 leaders from communities, church, women and youths, faith based organisations and tertiary institutions in Honiara came togetheron Monday to discuss women in leadership. This forum was facilitated by the ministry of women, youth, children and family affairs (MWYCFA) and Solomon Islands National council of Women (SINCW). The discussion was based on gender…

COM launches second website

Church of Melanesia (COM) in Solomon Island on Friday officially re-launched a new church website at its head office in Honiara. The website was relaunched after its first church website was not working properly and was never recognised by Anglican Church members. Relaunching of website was aimed to reconnects Anglican members in Solomon Island, Vanuatu,…

More females join CSSI

As part of upholding gender equality, the Correctional Service of Solomon Islands (CSSI) last Friday welcomed four new females who were amongst 35 officers who passed out after completing 12 weeks of training. The CSSI officers undertook their training at Rove headquarter in Honiara. Undersecretary of the ministry of police, national security and correctional service…