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Rendova Island establishes Council of Chiefs

RENDOVA ISLAND has successfully established its Council of Chiefs after a traditional governance empowerment workshop held at Lokuru Village last week. The name of the council is Rendova/Tetepare Council of Chiefs. The theme of the workshop is “Empowerment of traditional leaders”. The workshop is funded by the Ministry of National Unity, Reconciliation and Peace (MNURP). This year the Ministry, through its Western Peace Office, has successfully established seven councils of chiefs and houses of chiefs in Western Province. The Ministry, through its Western Province Peace Office, by next year, should complete total of ten Councils of Chiefs in Western...

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Acting PM opens DWF Congress

ACTING Prine Minister, Douglas Ete officially opened a week-long Western District Dorcas Women and Adventist Men congress at Marau, East Guadalcanal on Monday morning where more than 250 women from four different Federations took part in the annual gathering. Mr Ete acknowledge the contributions of the SDA Dorcas federations throughout the country who have continued to render community services to the wider population based on Bible principles. “You go and do feeding at the hospitals and schools, supplying clothing and much- needed items to local villages and communities in need, those suffering from natural disasters and what not”, he...

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Church Leaders Discuss Bible Translation

A TWO-day meeting, by the Bible Translation and Literacy Partnership (BTLP) and Solomon Islands Translation Advisory Group (SITAG) was held at the Bible Translation Centre on Tanuli Ridge. BTLP Director, David Tago and James Ashley, SITAG ís Translation Advisor, led the meeting. The meeting was convened at the invitation of Hon David Day Pacha, with Guadalcanal Weather-coast church leaders from SSEC, Catholic and ACOM followers gathering in Honiara to address the need of a Bible translation in the local language(s). The aim of the meeting was to raise awareness among church leaders about the importance and benefits of Bible...

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