UN Women responds to girl’s death

THERE are several things essential to address violence against women at the village and community level. UN Women Pacific said this in response to the death of a girl in Isabel, allegedly in the hands of her father. The UN Women says to address this terrible problem at the village and community levels there are…

DMP out on Aust tour

POPULAR Solomon Islands boy-band DMP on Thursday left the country on a two week tour of Australia. The five-man band, whose songs were played in almost all radio airwaves throughout the Pacific, will be visiting five towns and cities during the two weeks, which will be fully scheduled with various gigs, concerts and also recording…

Seminar for teenage girls next week

A SEMINAR for teenage girls will be conducted next week at Maranatha Centre, east Honiara. The Adventist Women’s department of SDA, Solomon Islands Mission, is organising this program which will run for two days. Director of Adventist Women department Beverly Maega will be facilitating the seminar along with other mentors. She said their goal is…

Volunteer publishes local recipes’ book

A Japanese volunteer nurse in Non Communicable Disease (NCD) Chihiro Ishimaru has published a new cooking recipe book on local vegetables and ingredients. The new recipe book title ‘KAIKAI blo Iumi’ contains recipe on various local vegetable food. The book is a combination of ingredients that can be used to produce healthy diet. Ms Ishimaru…

Grassroot women group schedules weekly trainings

SOLOMON Islands grassroot women in art located along the Bahai highway will hold their club day today. Local florist Annie Maedia is leading activities which include making baskets, lavalava and arts and craft work. These young women are without permanent jobs, they are housewives and school dropouts. Mrs Maedia said it has been a privilege…

Woman plans flower show

A plan to host a floriculture show in Honiara this year is on track. Heading the preparation is a local florist Annie Maedia. This will be a first of its kind show to be organised in Honiara by grassroot women and women living in town. Mrs Maedia said organisers are looking for funding to ensure…