Contestants visit Ministry

Queens contesting the 2015 Miss Solomon pageant yesterday meet with the Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs officials. In their visit, the queens learnt about the important roles that the Ministry played in the country with regards to the issues affecting Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs. The visit is an eye opener…

Sikua supports PAC recommendation

LEADER of Independent Group in Parliament, Dr Derek Sikua supports Public Accounts Committee (PAC’s) first recommendation that the Ministry of Public Service to start developing accountants through both tertiary education scholarships and IPAM. Dr Sikua gave his nod when speaking during the motion to consider the Public Accounts Committee Report on the Inquiry into the…

Schools receive iron roofing

TWO primary schools and a community high school in Vatukulau ward in South Guadalcanal are proud recipients of a total of 72 iron roofing. These were purchased using ward grants. The schools that are going to become the beneficiaries of the iron roofings include Malagheti Primary School, Ngalipapa Primary School and Kuma Community High School.…

Panatina CHS graduation tomorrow

PANATINA community high school (CHS) in East Honiara will hold its graduation ceremony tomorrow. The event will be held at the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) Panatina campus pavilion. The official program will start at 9am to 2pm and as usual with a colorful parade and then followed by a number of speeches. Attending the…

Annual 16 days of activism starts

PREPARATION for the annual 16 days of activism against gender-based violence campaign is progressing in Honiara. The global campaign will run from November 25th to 10th of December this year. “The Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs is the leading organiser of the national campaign,” chairperson Sarah Buka told the Solomon Star yesterday.…

Our Telekom supports Seif Ples

OUR Telekom has signed a three years deal with Seif Ples to support its continuous programs and campaigns to minimize violence against women and girls in the country. The agreement will see Our Telekom supporting the non-government organization to broadcast through text message campaigns to all Our Telekom customers which is well over 270,000. Apart…

Landowners encouraged to invest

GUADALCANAL provincial government has encouraged landowning groups to venture into more investment whenever theres opportunity. Guadalcanal provincial Premier Bartholomew Vavanga highlighted this on Monday at the official opening of the new fuel depot at Point Cruz. Guadalcanal Plains Resource Development Company Limited (GPRDCL) is operating the fuel station on lease from South Pacific Oil Limited…

PM’s leadership & support to UNDP lauded

A team of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) analysts has paid a courtesy call to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, Tuesday. The visit was to express appreciation for the fine leadership he has demonstrated in advocating for good governance as well as the cooperation and partnership that the Democratic Coalition for Change Government has provided in…

Telekom vows to resolve problem

Locally owned Our Telekom Company vows to attend to customers’ disappointment in two weeks’ time. This was uttered by the Telokom Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Loyley Ngira during a short press conference at their Head Quarter in Point Cruz last week. The company’s response came following complains raised by mobile users in remote areas of…