New Government formed

A NEW government has been formed. Four political parties have agreed last night to form a coalition to run the next government. Leaders of the Solomon Islands Party for Rural Advancement (SIPRA), Democratic Alliance Party (DAP), Solomon Islands People First Party (SIPFP) and the Peoples’ Alliance Party (PAP) also approved a Coalition Agreement. The agreement…

Coalition deal

SIPRA-DAP Coalition confident to lead the next government, Lilo for Speaker’s post TWO registered Political Parties are on the verge of merging for form the next government that will lead the country. A reliable source close to the paper said last night the next government to lead the country is more likely to be led…

Bodo, Fono reconciles

RE-ELECTED Member of Parliament (MP) for North West Guadalcanal, Bodo Dettke and losing candidate, Albert Fono have agreed to hold reconciliation on 2nd December, to end their election related dispute. They reached the resolution during their dialogue on Tuesday at Rove Police club, West Honiara. The dispute stemmed out from a fight between supporters of…

Youth for change group congratulates MPs

The Solomon Islands Youth for Change Team (SIYCT) has congratulated all Members of Parliament (MP) who were elected in this year’s general election. In a statement yesterday the team particularly congratulated their young comrades who succeeded like MP Jimson Fiau Tanangada from Gizo/Kolombangara, MP Derick Rawcliff Manu’ari from West Makira, MP Silas Vangara Tausinga from…

Urgent PM election request

SOLOMON Islands Christians Association (SICA) has joined Forum Solomon Islands International (FSII) in calling on the Governor General to set aside the date for the election of Prime Minister as soon as possible. The call comes as the nation waited eagerly to see the next government. SICA’s general secretary, Holmes Saeve said they supported FSII’s…

City Mayor lauds city residents

Honiara City residents have been acknowledged for their good behaviour towards the smooth and peaceful election within the city’s three constituencies last week. Honiara City Mayor Andrew Mua yesterday expressed his deep appreciation for the good behaviour shown by the residents. Mr Mua said as the administrator looking after the city, the council management is…