1 Mar 2005

Solomons Prime Minister dumps two Cabinet Ministers

9:47 pm on 1 March 2005

The Solomon Islands Prime Minister, Sir Allan Kemakeza has reshuffled his Cabinet to dump two Ministers facing criminal charges.

Clement Rojumana, who is facing corruption charges, has been replaced as Provincial Government Minister, by Stephen Paeni.

Police Minister Michael Maina, who was charged two weeks ago with theft, has been replaced by Augustine Taneko.

MP Basil Manelegua is the one newcomer to Cabinet with another appointment pending.