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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

    New strategy to empower women & girls launched

    THE Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs has launched the revised National Strategy for Economic Empowerment of Women & Girls 2020-2023 on Friday 30th July. The document builds on the first national strategy...

    No monitoring, No knowledge of logging damages in Solomon Islands

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITUCommunities in Solomon Islands are worried that lack of effective monitoring mechanisms and safe environmental practices by stakeholders are preventing authorities from understanding the full extent of environmental damage brought about by the rampant...


    By Tahisihaka Andrew Dormans:Growing up as a child or a teenager in the rural communities of Solomon Islands in the early 1980’s, the most popular medium of information and source of entertainment available is...

    Varivao applauds Aust plans to open up to Kava imports.

    By BRIAN LEZUTUNIAs the kava market slows, plans by Australia to allow importation of commercial quantities are being welcomed by one of the country’s leading kava exporters.In late July, Varivao Holdings Ltd suspended kava...

    Taxi owners, drivers to address safety of girls

    PUBLIC Transport owners and drivers have agreed to take initial steps to address Women and Girls’ safety on public transport in Honiara in a forum organized by Safer Cities for Girls, a project under...

    Cross-road and Bloody ridge communities launch by-laws.

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPATHE communities surrounding the Cross-road area and Blood ridge have launched their community by-laws yesterday.Chief Wesley Tuita Ramo in an interview with Island Sun said the community is very grateful for the...

    Manaika- the trailblazing person with disability inspiring others.

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITUJabez Manaikai is someone who will leave an impression in your life if you happen to meet him.He was described by many of his friends and family members as an inspiration to...

    CEMA to build commodity refinery mill at Noro

    BY BEN BILUAGizoCOMMODITY Export Marketing Authority (CEMA) is planning to build a Refinery Factory and a new Buying Centre at Noro, Western Province.The proposed developments are part of CEMA’s ongoing effort to reinvigorate CEMA’s...

    Bellona organic farmer in Honiara to promote harvest

    BY JARED KOLIMotivated by the healthy growth and harvest of his organically grown variety of cabbages, Mr Bix Paul travels more than 200 kilometres from Bellona in the far south-eastern province of Renbell to...

    Sanga’s ‘game changing’ decision

    From journalist to community developerBy BRIAN LEZUTUNIA FEW years ago, Lesley Sanga was a familiar name typed out boldly on the pages of the Solomon Star newspaper.For six years, the young-man from East Kwara’ae...