Politics Archive March 2017

New SSPM Announced

The Prime Minister’s Office has announced that legal professional, Mr John Muria Junior, has been endorsed by the Public Service Commission to take up a short term appointment as the Special Secretary to the Prime Minister (SSPM).
The new Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Peter Kenilorea Jr.

Kenilorea Takes Up MFAET Top Post

The Government has formally announced Peter Kenilorea Jr. as the new substantive Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade (MFAET).
Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has encouraged politicians to use the country’s poor worldwide perception on corruption as a challenge, while telling Parliament the island nation is actually “not that bad."

We Are Not That Bad, Sogavare on Corruption

Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has encouraged politicians to use the country’s poor worldwide perception on corruption as a challenge, while telling Parliament the island nation is actually “not that bad”.