Politics Archive December 2019

Axiom had its foreign investment licence cancelled by the Solomon Islands government in October this year and has been told that its expatriate workers were no longer able to stay in the country.

News Report Expose Past Dealings by Djokovic

The Australian newspaper reports that the Prime Minister’s chief of staff (prior to his appointment in October 2016) had sought payments from Axiom to smooth over problems with the government at the time.
Solomon Islands Red Cross Society Appoints New Health Manager

Solomon Islands Red Cross Society Appoints New Health Manager

Solomon Islands Red Cross Society now has a new Health Manager, she is Joanna Ramorii Tatalu. Mrs. Tatalu hails from north Malaita in Malaita Province.
Police Identify Seven Men Behind MP's Home Attack

Police Identify Seven Men Behind MP's Home Attack

Investigators of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) at the Naha Police Station are investigating an attack on the home of the Member of Parliament (MP) for North Malaita who is residing in East Honiara.
Outgoing Police Commissioner Varley handed the ‘sword’ over to Acting Commissioner of Police, Mostyn Mangau.

Solomon Islands Farewells 13th Commissioner of Police

Solomon Islands has farewelled the 13th Commissioner of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force, Matthew Varley, MBE during a ceremony at the Rove Police Headquarters on Friday 29th November 2019.
Mr. Howard Lawry, Public Solicitor (right) discusses with Andie Driu, Prosecution Advisor of Police Prosecutions Department RSIPF.

Enabling Access to Justice in Solomon Islands

Fifty members of the justice sector (30 women and 20 men) participated in a workshop to discuss implementation of the Solomon Islands Access to Justice Project over the next two years.