Back in power

Sogavare welcomes new ministers PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare last night welcomed members of the Independent Group into his fold in a ceremony held at Honiara Hotel. The six Independent MPs joined the government following last week’s mass resignation of government ministers and backbenchers. “I want to welcome and acknowledge members of the Independent Group for…

MMF appeals for support

Malaita Ma’asina Forum (MMF) has called on parliamentarians to support the Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) government to continue with their leadership. Speaking to the Solomon Star  MMF President Charles Dausabea slammed the recent move by former Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Douglas Ete and former Minister for Provincial Government Augustine Auga, alleging their actions was…

PM praised as true son of nation

PRIME MINISTER Manasseh Sogavare has been praised as the true son of Solomon Islands. Senior Statesman John Maetia Kaliuae has made the comment in light of the current political turmoil which attempts to oust Prime Minister Sogavare from leadership of the government in an intended no confidence motion scheduled to be tabled in Parliament this…

NEW RAMSI boss announced

The Acting Foreign Minister of Solomon Islands, the Hon. Peter Shanel Agovaka, the Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, Dame Meg Taylor, and the RAMSI Special Coordinator, Justine Braithwaite has welcomed the appointment of Mr Quinton Devlin as the next Special Coordinator of RAMSI. Mr Devlin will replace Ms Justine Braithwaite in December…