11 Sep 2002

Solomon Islands preparing for two by-elections

10:36 am on 11 September 2002

Solomon Islands is preparing for parliamentary by-elections in two constituencies.

The South Guadalcanal seat became vacant after the assassination of Youth, Womens Affairs and Sports Minister, Father Augustine Geve.

The second vacancy, in Gau-Bukatu constituency in Isabel province follows a successful High Court petition against sitting MP, Eric Notere.