Five more ministers sworn-in

(SIG/GCU release): Five more Ministers of the Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) have been sworn-in on April 26 before the Governor General, His Excellency, Sir Dr. Frank Ofagioro Kabui at Government House. The Ministers are Hon. Ricky Nelson Houenipwela – Minister for National Planning for Development Coordination, Hon. Bartholomew Parapolo – Minister for Culture…

Five ministers sworn-in

(SIG/GCU release): Five Ministers of the Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) have been sworn-in before the Governor General, His Excellency, Sir Frank Ofagioro Kabui at the Government House on Thursday 25th April. They are Hon. John Maneniaru who is the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Hon. Jeremiah Manele –…

Sogavare sworn-in as new Solomons Prime Minister

(SIG/GCU release): Manasseh Damukana Sogavare has been sworn-in as Solomon Islands new Prime Minister by the Governor General Sir Frank Ofagioro Kabui at Government House immediately after his election by Members of Parliament on Wednesday 23rd April 2019. Mr Sogavare was voted into power at Parliament House, polling 34 votes over his rival Matthew Wale…

SIEO thanks voters, stakeholders for peaceful election

The National General Election 2019 is over, but the Solomon Islands Electoral Office (SIEO) is still busy with post-election activities. In a statement, SIEO said the success and peaceful implementation of the election was due mainly to the support of all electorates, community and church leaders, stakeholders such as the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force,…

Solomons gov’t committed to address outstanding claims

(SIG release): The Solomon Islands Government (SIG) is committed and is in a process to address claims in relation to the Bougainville crisis (Border Crisis) and the Ethnic tension. A joint statement from the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, the Ministry of National Unity Reconciliation and Peace (MNURP) and the Ministry of Police,…

PM highlights new investment opportunities at Concordia Summit

(PM Press): PRIME Minister Rick Houenipwela says Solomon Islands is opening its doors to increase investment opportunities. Prime Minister Rick Houenipwela highlighted this during his discussions with other world leaders at the Concordia Annual Summit held in New York. The 2018 Concordia Annual Summit is a high-level forum that attracts some of the most important world…

SIEC warns intending candidates, registrants

(SIEC PR): The Office of the Solomon Islands Electoral Commission strongly warns both intending candidates and registrants to refrain from adversely influencing the registration process. In a statement released, SIEC said there have been reports of intending candidates or their agents facilitating the movement of people between constituencies to register (transfer) to a constituency in…