Politics Archive March 2012

Party Wants Businessman Tried in Solomon's

The Solomon Islands Democratic Party Executives has expressed disappointment over the government's immediate action to order the deportation of an Asian Businessmen without any proper judicial trial in the Solomon Islands courts.
Patterson Oti (R) with Governor General Sir Frank Kabui and Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade Clay Forau Soalaoi.

Oti Heads Suva Mission

Former Foreign Affairs Minister and long time politician Patterson Oti has been commissioned as Solomon Islands High Commissioner designate to the Republic of Fiji.

Prove it, says PM

Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo has called on the Opposition Leader, Dr Derek Sikua, to produce evidences of the illegal stockpile he claimed to have knowledge of.
The Magistrate Court found him guilty of misusing SBD$280,000 of his constituency's fishing project funds in 2007.

Kemakeza Convicted, Loses Seat

Gela MP Mark Kemakeza has been sentenced to fourteen months in jail, which effectively means he loses his seat in Parliament.

Be Transparent with Beche-de-mer Issue: SIDP

The Solomon Islands Democratic Party (SIDP) executive has called on the Government to clean up the beche-de-mer issue before lifting the ban on its harvest.
United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women (VAW), Rashida Manjoo.

UN Expert Visits Solomon Islands

United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women (VAW), Rashida Manjoo, has arrived in the Solomon Islands over the weekend.