Solomon Islands: History
The northern Solomon Islands are ceded to the United Kingdom by Germany. The United Kingdom had controlled the southern Solomon Islands since 1893.
The Solomon Islands become fully self-governing.
The islands achieve independence within the British Commonwealth.
Economic and social conditions worsen as the government is unable to pay wages and fund services.
Prime Minister Kemakeza asks for military help from Australia and New Zealand, as the country threatens to spiral into anarchy.