Waratahs to tour Solomons

THE Australian women’s rugby Sevens team, the Waratahs will be touring the Solomon Islands in two months’ time. This was confirmed by the Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF), Tuesday. During their visit, they will play two games against the Solomon Islands National women’s sevens team and a combined team on May 14th. This is…

SINU council to be petitioned

THE Solomon Islands National University (SINU) Council is expected to receive a petition this week in relation to allegations raised against the Vice-Chancellor Dr. Ganeshwar Chand. That’s according to SINU insiders. The petition will demand the council to investigate the allegations which staff has raised in relation to how the vice-chancellor runs the university. Allegations…

Maefai on gender equality

MEMBER of Parliament (MP) for East Makira Lily Maefai says there has been great progress in achieving gender equality in the Solomon Islands. She highlighted this during the international women’s day celebration in Honiara early this week. Ms. Maefai said the Solomon Islands government through the Ministry of Women mandated through its policy and legislation…

Maefai acknowledges roles of women

MEMBER of Parliament (MP) for East Makira Lily Maefai has acknowledged the roles of women in homes and societies. Speaking at the annual international women’s day celebration in Honiara on Monday Ms. Maefai acknowledged the sacrifices made by women in their homes from generation to generation. “We take the time to recognize and celebrate the…

PM holds talk with SIPEU

Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare held a very productive meeting with the Solomon Islands Public Employees Union (SIPEU) executive on Monday.  Welcoming the SIPEU executive at the Prime Minister’s Office, Prime Minister Sogavare thanked the SIPEU executive for always serving and supporting the national government, a statement from the Prime Minister Press Secretariat said.  Prime…