Politics

Normalcy has been restored on Saturday while Police will continue to investigate instigators of the unrest.

PM Commends Police and Residents That Stood With Police

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has commended the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) and City residents that stood with police to stop the spread of violence during the recent political unrest in Honiara.
The Central Bank Governor, Dr Luke Forau, stated that the Solomon Islands economy is already in a weakening state, and is struggling to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and its adverse impact on the economy.

CBSI Estimates SBD$227 Million Loss Due to the Unrest

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) has conducted an initial impact assessment over the damage to the economy caused by the recent unrest and riots in Honiara since Wednesday.
"To the good people of Solomon Islands, especially those social media users, stop inciteful posts that will create violence and cause division among us," Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ms Juanita Matanga says.

Inciting Violence Online is a Crime: Police

Police says those that use online mediums to incite violence are committing a crime. Police says incitement is a crime whatever medium you use.
Hon. Wale said without a political solution this tragic situation will remain, even with foreign forces supporting the RSIPF to regain control and maintain order in Honiara.

Wale Files Motion of No Confidence Against Sogavare

The Leader of Opposition, Hon. Matthew Wale, has announced that he is today filing a notice of a vote of no confidence in the Prime Minister.
Fiji's Prime Minister thanked his Australian counterpart for his swift response and offered his Government’s support to the Australian operation.

Fiji Offers Support to Australia's Operations in Solomon Islands

Fiji says it stands ready to support the Government of Solomon Islands, alongside its Australian Vuvale, following the second day of uncontrollable riots in Honiara.