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Thursday, December 2, 2021

    Making Borderline safe for women

    HONIARA City Council Youth Division, in partnership with Plan International Solomon Islands, aims to transform Borderline Area to become a “Safe Place for Women and Girls”.In what can be termed as “first of its...

    East Kwaio now graces international web pages

    By Alfred SasakoTHE name East Kwaio carries a stigma in Solomon Islands. Despite its rich cultural roots and unique way of preserving their way of living over many years, not many people appreciate the...

    Isabel’s Kodili Festival set for June

    THE unique arts and culture of Isabel Province will again be displayed in June when the Kodili Festival opens in provincial township of Buala.A member of the Local Organising Committee Eddie Kopala confirmed that...

    Gov’t applauds reconciliation

    A moving reconciliation ceremony initiated by the Member of Parliament for Central Guadalcanal Peter Shanel Agovaka to restore peace between tribal families after the death of young man in a horrific accident in July...

    Ta’uika Festival launched on Bellona Island

    The Ta’uika Festival, held on November 2 and 3, 2021 on Bellona Island, Rennell Bellona Province, was inaugural hosting of the annual event developed over traditional fishing practices on catching Flying Fish.Hosted at Ahanga...

    NZ-SI relationship honoured ahead of monument unveiling

    A small ceremony was organized by the New Zealand High Commission in Honiara to honour the significant involvement of Solomon Islanders in World War II, and ahead of a scheduled unveiling of a new...

    Kenilorea graces Filipino community induction event

    BY PETER ZOLEVEKE IIMEMBER of Parliament for East Are’are Peter Kenilorea Jnr graced an induction event of office bearers for the Filipino Community in Honiara.Kenilorea used the occasion to pay tribute to the Filipino...

    More women access basic services

    By EDDIE OSIFELOMORE women are having access to education, health and incomes in the country despite the existence of gender inequality in society.Ministry of Women, Youthc Children and Family Affairs permanent secretary, Dr Cedrick...

    High Commissioner Jones joins scout

    The Solomon Islands Scout Association (SISA) has commissioned Dr Brian Jones, British High Commissioner, as its International Commissioner.The appointment, effective last week, made Jones as the first international commissioner for SI Scout as it...

    Police echo call for men to respect women-girls

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPAPolice are echoing the call for men and boys to respect women and girls.This follows the latest case in which a 39-year-old man is being charged for the alleged rape of a...