Politics Archive November 2010


A crowd gathers outside the High Court awaiting the outcome of Mr Lusibaea's case.

Lusibaea to Know Fate Next Week Tuesday

North Malaita MP and Fisheries Minister, Jimmy Lusibaea, will be sentenced next Tuesday.

Oti in Fiji for Pre-reconciliation Talks

Recently appointed special envoy, Patterson Oti, is in Fiji to discuss the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) reconciliation ceremony scheduled for next month.

Country Farewells Late Toswel Kaua

The official funeral service of the late Member of Parliament for Baegu-Asifola, Honorable Toswel Kaua will take place this morning at the St. Barnabas Cathedral in Honiara.

Opposition Claims Worthless

The ruling National Coalition for Rural Advancement (NCRA) Government today describes as "Worthless and Empty" claims by the Opposition leader that the government's solidarity has been threatened by a recent logging action taken by Forestry officials.
Fisheries Minister and Member of Parliament for North Malaita, Jimmy Lusibaea.

Lusibaea Pleads Guilty, Remanded in Custody

Fisheries Minister and Member of Parliament for North Malaita, Jimmy Lusibaea has been remanded in police custody after pleading guilty to unlawfully wounding a person and assaulting a police officer.

Two Election Petitions Withdrawn

Two election petitions stand to be withdrawn after the High Court granted leave to the petitioners yesterday.
Reports say that Late Kaua suffered medical complications early this morning and was rushed to hospital.

Kaua Passes Away After Long Illness

Hon. Toswel Kaua, MP for Baegu/Asifola, passed away early this morning at the National Referral Hospital.

Premier Warns Against False Rumors

Malaita Premier Richard Namo Irosae has called on certain movements within the province to refrain from promoting the cargo cult mentality "that Malaitans will be receiving millions of dollars from Israel."
He describes victims of the ethnic tension as "desperately needing healing."

Forgiveness Bill Disrespectful: Wale

Deputy Opposition Leader Matthew Wale says granting blanket forgiveness to perpetrators of the ethnic tension is meaningless, disrespectful and offensive to victims of the conflict.