Politics Archive June 2009

Mr Sogavare said the Government must properly analyze this matter to avoid coming up with a broad policy that could deprive the country of important human resources.

Sogavare Cautions Government on Tightening Immigration Laws

The Opposition Leader, Manasseh Sogavare, has cautioned Government over a recommendation in the report of the Commission of Inquiry into the Honiara 2006 Civil Unrest, suggesting the tightening of the country's immigration laws.

Man dies from Stab Wounds after Argument over Bride Price

Police have arrested a man in his 30's after he stabbed his brother to death during an argument yesterday evening at their home village at Tamagulu, East Tasiboko, North East Guadalcanal.

Frank Kabui is New Governor General

Solomon Islands has a new Governor General designate.
The election of the new Governor General will take place in the Parliament chambers today morning with results expected to be out before lunch.

Parliament to Vote for New Governor General Today

A new Governor General will be voted in today at Parliament, the sixth since independence in 1978.

Prime Minister Denies Helping Wanted Man

Prime Minister, Dr Derek Sikua, categorically denies having advised escapees, Stanley Gitoa and William Manedetea to stay away from law enforcement authorities.

Former MP for East Kwaio Dies

A former member of Parliament for West Kwaio in Malaita Province George Luialamo passed away at the weekend.
Moti was arrested in December 2007 at Brisbane International Airport after being deported from Honiara following his sacking as attorney-general of the Solomon Islands.

Moti's Legal Team Say Charges are a Conspiracy

Media reports from Australia say that the legal team for the former Solomon Islands Attorney General, Julian Moti, have issued subpoenas to several agencies, asking that they reveal documents relating to his prosecution and alleged conspiracy.
Mr Lusibaea says initiators of the ethnic unrest have never appeared before any court of law in the country.

"Big Fish" Must Face Courts and Not TRC: Jimmy Rasta

Ex-commander of the former Malaita Eagles Force, Jimmy Rasta Lusibaea, says he wants those behind the 1999-2003 ethnic unrest to face the courts instead of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, TRC.