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  • Sato Pan Toilets Making Impact in South Vela
    by Editor’s Desk on April 15, 2024 at 9:23 pm

    THE work on the demonstration and installation of Sato Pan toilets across communities in South Vela, Western Province, is progressing smoothly, says Patrick Olapitu, Project Officer for the National Sanitation Sustainability Plan (NSSP) phase two program in South Vela. The National Sanitation Sustainability Plan (NSSP) phase two program was implemented by ADRA Solomon Islands across Vela, Rannogah, and Kolobangara Islands in the Western Province. This project was funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) through the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and aimed to bolster sustainable sanitation service delivery at both provincial and national levels while…

  • Qwaina Calls for the Commercialization of Pineapple Production
    by Editor’s Desk on April 13, 2024 at 12:05 am

    BY JOHN HOUANIHAU FOX Qwaina, a native of Santa Ana in Makira/Ulawa province, is pushing for the commercialization of pineapple in the Solomon Islands. Qwaina, a former teacher and Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) Archbishop’s Private Secretary, believes that pineapple has the potential to become a profitable industry in the country and could provide a source of income for local farmers. With the demand for fresh fruits on the rise locally, Qwaina sees a promising future for pineapple production in the Solomon Islands. He suggested rural pineapple farmers should sell their products at a specific company instead of at the…

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  • RSIPF Fitness Trainers Complete Certificate III in Fitness
    by Editor’s Desk on April 2, 2024 at 5:58 am

    TWO local fitness trainers contracted by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to support the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) officers have earned their Certificate III in Fitness. Hency Charles and Janet Gwai work under the RSIPF-AFP Policing Partnership Program (RAPPP) Health and Wellbeing project. They provide fitness training, programs and health checks to RSIPF

  • We Are Progressing Says Felipe
    by Editor’s Desk on March 19, 2024 at 2:40 am

    THE Solomon Islands football team has continued their winning streak against Fiji since March 2023 with a 2-1 victory in this year’s International Friendly first leg at the Lawson Tama stadium. Despite being 35 places ahead of the Fijian team, the Solomon Islands players, led by coach Felipe Vega-Arango, have shown consistency and are currently

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  • Tuvaruhu Polling Station Sees High Voter Turnout in Joint Elections
    by Editor’s Desk on April 17, 2024 at 6:33 am

    BY CHRIS ALEX MATANIKO Ward, located in Central Honiara, has experienced a significant surge in voter’s turnout at Tuvaruhu Community High School Polling Station, according to Presiding Officer Anna Kwaimasi. Citizens have gathered at voting centers since the polls opened from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the country’s joint elections. Presiding Officer Anna Kwaimasi,

  • Businesses Support Royal Solomon Islands Police Force
    by Editor’s Desk on April 16, 2024 at 2:55 am

    EXPRESS Freight and Guadalcanal Plains Palm Oil Limited [GPPOL] have donated 60 cartons of water to Royal Solomon Islands Police Force. The donation [Express Freight donated 40 cartons and GPPOL donated 20 cartons] will go towards Police operations during the National General Election. Superintendent John Matamaru and his officers received the cartons of water during

  • Election Candidate Lydia’s Vision for a Better Panatina Ward
    by Editor’s Desk on April 14, 2024 at 8:01 am

    BY JOHN HOUANIHAU LYDIA Yeo, the election candidate for the Panatina Ward 12 Honiara City Council (HCC) seat, has revealed her vision for a better and thriving community. With a background in community development and a strong belief in community service, Lydia’s vision centers around creating a more inclusive and sustainable Panatina Ward. She envisions

  • Ngella Vendors Faced Transport and Accommodation Issues
    by Editor’s Desk on April 12, 2024 at 10:28 pm

    BY JOY OFASIA RURAL market vendors in Ngella, Central Island Province, have faced challenges of transportation and accommodation while conducting business at Honiara’s Central Market facility over the past decades. Christina Maneni, a rural market vendor from Salisapa village in Small Ngella, told SOLOMON WOMEN that such a challenge has caused a lot of difficulties

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