Women in Parliament

Women in government or representation of women in Parliament are often quite hard for many to accept in this country, however since the national general election is just around the corner, it is the right time to give it a focus again. All alone, it seems that Solomon Islands government remained unconvinced of the need…

SIDT without Roughan

Manedika: We are now living out the legacy our founder left behind. It’s hard to imagine Solomon Islands Development Trust (SIDT) moving forward without the presence and guidance of its late founder Dr John Roughan. But three months on after Roughan’s passing last October, SIDT director Longden Manedika said they are now living out the…

What is hepatitis?

Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver, most commonly caused by a viral infection. There are five main hepatitis viruses, referred to as types A, B, C, D and E. These five types are of greatest concern because of the burden of illness and death they cause and the potential for outbreaks and epidemic spread.…

On a whirl west trip

IMAGINE an invitation being extended to you to travel and spend your Christmas and New Year period out in the provinces with all traveling costs being paid for. That’s an opportunity one could not resist because it offers you a wonderful chance to see somewhere different from your usual place of stay. That’s exactly what…

Positively impacting community

Hopefully, part of your agreement with life involves improving parts of your community that need help. One of the best ways to positively impact your community is by showing people (of all ages) how to get involved in it. By helping them understand how a particular community works, who the key players are, and what…