Posts Tagged ‘Solomon isIands’

Solomon Islands prime minister blames foreign powers for unrest

Monday, November 29th, 2021

Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has on Friday blamed foreign interference over his government’s decision to switch alliances from Taiwan to Beijing for anti-government protests, arson and looting that have ravaged the capital Honiara in recent days. But critics also blamed the unrest on complaints of a lack of government services and accountability, corruption Read more

Hands across the water join Auki and England

Monday, August 27th, 2018
new church

Staff at a British Catholic charity were baffled when a handwritten letter arrived from a remote parish in the South Pacific Solomon Islands seeking help to build a new church. With no internet access, how could the parish priest have got their address in Cirencester, an English country town? And how could he know his Read more

Gizo Diocese has new vessel to service its many islands

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Project Galilee is providing a new vessel for Gizo Diocese in the Solomon Islands. The diocese covers an area with close to one hundred islands spread over 300km of sea. Its 70 year old wooden vessel, the St Peter, has outlived its useful life, and its continued use is not economically sustainable. So the Diocese has purchased Read more