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Infrastructure Minister resigns

The Solomon Star has reported that Minister of Infrastructure Development (MID) Jimmy Lusibaea has resigned his portfolio with the ruling Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) Government led by Prime Minister […]

New Ministers appointed

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has appointed new ministers following a mass resignation of ministers last week and prior to a confidence motion to be debated in parliament. The new ministers […]

Seven ministers resign over PM leadership style

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare was forced to adjourn parliament until 3rd December yesterday after a mass rebellion by some of his Ministers and backbenchers. Citing issues over the prime minister’s […]

Cabinet of the Solomon Islands

Manasseh Damukana Sogavare Prime Minister Douglas Ete Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Home Affairs John Dean Kuku Minister of Public Service Danny Philip Minister of Development Planning & Aid […]

Two ministers swap jobs

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has carried out another minor Cabinet reshuffle. He has made Commins Mewa Minister of Police, National Security and Correctional Services whilst Peter Shanel Agovaka is to […]

PM reshuffles Cabinet

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has carried out a reshuffle of some of his ministers to sharpen up reforms within the forestry sector which is an important revenue earner for the […]

Manasseh Sogavare elected Prime Minister

The new parliament of the Solomon Islands has elected Manasseh Sogavare to be the country’s next Prime Minister. Mr Sogavare won the ballot against Jeremiah Manele by 31 votes to […]

General election results released

The results of the general election of Wednesday 19th November have now been finalised, with 36 former MPs retaining their seats and just one woman elected to the new 50 […]

Parliamentary 2014

An election was held on 19 November 2014. Democratic Alliance Party 7 United Democratic Party 5 People’s Alliance Party 3 Kadare Party of Solomon Islands 1 Solomon Islands Party for […]

Solomon Islands elects new Parliament today

The people of the Solomon Islands are voting in their general election today, just over one year after Australian and other peacekeepers under the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands […]

Prime Minister Lilo reshuffles Cabinet

Following the sacking of two ministers from his Cabinet yesterday, Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo has appointed new ministers in a bid to strengthen his government prior to a confidence […]

PM sacks two ministers

Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo has sacked his environment and planning ministers. Minister for Development Planning and Aid Co-ordination, Snyder Rini and Minister for the Environment, Climate Change and Meteorology, […]

New PM sworn in

Gordon Darcy Lilo is the new prime minister of the Solomon Islands. The election took place yesterday in the 50 seat parliament, with Gordon Darcy Lilo taking 29 votes whilst […]