Training explains gender

PARTICIPANTS of training on Transformative Leadership, Media, Gender and Elections have learned the definition of gender. The training which started on Monday was aimed at realising enhancing women participation at all fronts in a society. The training highlighted that gender is a social or cultural construct which results in the behavioural characteristics assigned to men…

Efforts to preserving yam, pana, and taro

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MPs pay tribute to Magga

MEMBERS of Parliament on Tuesday paid respect to Temotu Pele MP, who died Monday night in Honiara after a long illness. They gave obituary speeches in parliament. Mr Magga was from Tuwo village in the Reef Islands and was born on the 11th of November 1953. He obtained a Cambridge School Certificate from Selwyn College…

Rape trial vacated, adjourned

A trial involving a 42-year-old man accused of raping his 19-year-old daughter in 2011 has been vacated in the High Court yesterday. This was because the alleged victim has reportedly left with her husband to a province to attend the death of a family member. The hearing was scheduled to start yesterday before Justice Francis…