DCGA fills up all ministerial portfolios

(SIG/GCU release): The Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) has filled up all 24 Ministerial Portfolios following the Swearing-In of the remaining 13 Ministers by the Governor General Sir Dr. Frank Ofagioro Kabui at Government House on 29 April. The Ministers are Hon. John Dean Kuku – Minister for Education and Human Resources Development, Hon.…

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…

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,…

BLC ends hearing

The Parliamentary Bills and Legislation Committee (BLC) successfully concluded a three days hearing into the Electoral Bill 2018 and the Constitution (Amendment) (Electoral) Bill 2018 on Thursday 17th May 2018. Both Bills were heard together by BLC from Tuesday 15th May to Thursday 17th May 2018 with Officials from the Office of the Prime Minister…