14 Oct 2019

Solomon Islands' Charles Dausabea dies at 59

10:59 am on 14 October 2019

A former Solomon Islands government minister Charles Dausabea has died aged 59 after a long illness.

Charles Dausabea.

Charles Dausabea. Photo: Lynton Aaron Filia / Beyond the Lens

A former MP, Mr Dausabea was also the President of the Malaita Ma'ásina Forum.

He had earlier been a leader of the Malaita Eagle Force which ousted the government in a coup in 2000.

His last position was chief executive of the Indigenous Chamber of Commerce Trade and Industry for Solomon Islands.