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  • 5 Communities In Gizo/Kolombangara Benefit From CDF Funded Water Project 
    by News Desk on January 29, 2023 at 7:42 am

    FIVE communities on Kolombangara Island in the Gizo/Kolombangara Constituency (GKC) is benefiting from a Constituency Development Fund (CDF) funded water supply project facilitated by their Member of Parliament (MP) Honourable Lanelle Olandrea Tanangada. The $400,000 investment commenced on the 18 of December 2022. It is 6.8 kilometre in distance and runs through Kuzi to Sarughobe communities with catchment areas including Tutusu, Kalibae and Tila Ridge including Leleana Resort. Total population of over 1300 is benefiting from this water project. The project which is the first of its kind in the area will have a positive impact on the daily lives…

  • Conservation Association Undergo Workshop to Manage Protected Areas
    by Editor’s Desk on January 24, 2023 at 4:55 am

    BY JOHN HOUANIHAU AHETAHA Water Conservation Association in East Are’are, Malaita Province making every effort count as they recently undergo a two days’ workshop on how to manage their protected natural resources. The workshop was organized and facilitated by the Solomon Islands Environmental Law Association (SIELA) to support members of the Ahetaha Water Conservation Association (AWCA) on how to properly manage, regulate, and conserve their natural resources concerning the Protected Areas Act and regulations 2012. AWCA Founder and Initiator, Eddie Haikau Huitarau said the workshop held from 28 to 29 December 2022 (last year) covered the Protected Areas Process, particularly…

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  • Kurukuru Stars Among Training Squad Named
    by News Desk on January 30, 2023 at 5:59 am

    A mixture of experienced and youth players are called up to be part of the Solomon Islands Kurukuru training squad in preparation for the FIFA Futsal World Cup qualifiers in October 2023 in Auckland, New Zealand. Interim head coach Francis Lafai named 34 players into the extended squad featuring some of the golden generation active

  • GOC, SIWA Partnership Crucial To Successful Games
    by News Desk on January 29, 2023 at 7:15 am

    THE partnership between the Pacific Games Organizing Committee (GOC) and the Solomon Islands Water Authority (Solomon Water) is crucial to the successful delivery of the 2023 Pacific Games in Solomon Islands this year. Solomon Water was last week (Friday 27th January, 2023) officially unveiled a Silver Partner Sponsor of the Sol2023 Pacific Games. The sponsorship

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  • Minister Of Foreign Affairs And External Trade Pays Visit To SAPE Farm
    by News Desk on January 30, 2023 at 5:23 am

    THE Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Hon. Jeremiah Manele has paid a visit to the SAPE farm on north Guadalcanal last Friday. The Minister was able to see work currently being done to build a pack-house that would assist the farm prepare cassava products to produce flour and frozen cassava for export to

  • PALM Continues To Offer Lifeline For Many Solomon Islanders
    by News Desk on January 30, 2023 at 4:32 am

    FOR local workers such as Andrew Pandavisu, the Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) Scheme has offered a life-line for his family and community. The 28-year-old is a bread-winner and source of support for his kinsmen. Mr Pandavisu is preparing to leave the Solomon Islands this February for work, refreshed and rejuvenated after completing his two

  • Never Give Up Says Entrepreneur Dr. Marie Wate
    by Editor’s Desk on January 26, 2023 at 11:37 pm

    BY JOHN HOUANIHAU TO become successful as an entrepreneur you must believe in yourself, build trustworthiness with yourself, your people, and your customers, never give up despite the hardship, and always try new ways and means of making money in business and life. This was medical entrepreneur Dr. Donna Marie Wate when interviewed by SOLOMON

  • A single mother’s Success story.
    by News Desk on January 23, 2023 at 5:53 am

    MAKING ends meet is a daily struggle for many underprivileged single mothers. Not many can survive such harsh realities despite hard work and sheer determination. But in the Solomon Islands, some continue to strive to set a benchmark for themselves in society and also create hope and opportunities for others. SOLOMON WOMEN recount the struggles

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