SIWIBA calls for support to victims

The Solomon Islands Women in Business Association or SIWIBA is calling for immediate relief donations from its members, business house hold firms, working organizations, communities, committees, individuals and the general public. This is to support the families who were affected from the recent cyclone which claim the lives and properties of families in Honiara. In…

J Boog concert postponed

Organisers have postponed the much-publicised performance by reggae star J Boog scheduled to happen in Honiara today. A statement from the Heritage Park Hotel said the decision was due to the bad weather condition experienced in the county causing all international flights to cancel. “The performance will not happen tomorrow (today),” the hotel said in…

Church halts programmes

White River South Sea Evangelical Church (SSEC) has cancelled all its programmes for today, assistant pastor Joseph Olofisau said. The church was flooded when the Whiter River stream over-flowed its banks, inundating homes, clinic, police station and community halls. Pastor Olofisau said their church building is now filled up with mud. “We are yet to…

Young women to use drama spread sexual health message

Three young women have found a new way to spread the message about teenage pregnancy, HIV, sexually transmitted diseases and sexual rights through being members of the EU funded Stages of Change theatre company. Susan Galutia, Janet Nowue and Daisy Teho are Solomon Islands Planned Parenthood Association (SIPPA) volunteers who joined the theatre company six…

DMP amazed by Aussie popularity

ONE of the country’s biggest and most popular boy-bands, DMP are currently enjoying their moment of fame on a two-week tour of Australia. Speaking to this paper via social media network Facebook, band members shared their amazement in seeing so many of the group’s fans in Australia. The group currently has completed gigs in Cairns…

Youths briefed on church programs

ABOUT 20 youths from Visale parish station were briefed about the parish upcoming programs on the weekend. West Guadalcanal Solomon Star stringer John Toki said the meeting was chaired by chairman of Visale parish Jeffery Rapasia. “The chairman briefed the youths about what is going to happen in the coming weeks and months according to…