7 Nov 2017

Sogavare ousted in Solomons no-confidence motion

From , 6:05 am on 7 November 2017

Manasseh Sogavare has been ousted as prime minister of Solomon Islands in a vote of no-confidence in parliament.

Mr Sogavare lost the vote 27 to 23.

Today's  vote in Honiara was triggered by a series of defections from Mr Sogavare's coalition government late last month.

Johnny Blades reports.

No caption

Photo: RNZ/Koroi Hawkins