Press Releases

  • Inflation on St Helena

    Solomon & Company (St Helena) PLC on 26 May 2022, announced a significant increase to the price of fuel. The fuel increase will likely come alongside increased inflation over the next few months. This means that not just fuel, but also basic goods and services, may increase in cost. This is due to external factors […]

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  • Maldivia Car Park Project Completed

    The public is advised that the Maldivia Car Park is now open for use. A total of 20 parks; 11 angled and 9 parallel, have been constructed. In the first instance, 11 angled parks only were to be constructed under the EDIP Micro-Project given the £50,000 Micro-Project budget cap, however following a further £20,000 funding […]

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  • Island Finance Forum 2022 Concludes

    The Island Finance Forum 2022, hosted virtually by Island Innovation, took place between 25 and 29 April 2022. St Helena was invited, along with many other islands, to participate and discuss the challenges that islands face. Topics included risk and insurance, climate finance, renewable energy finance, blue economies, crypto-currency and start-up ecosystems. St Helena’s Chief […]

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  • St Helena COVID-19 Status Update

    Following negative results from the re-testing of person(s) testing positive for COVID-19 in home quarantine on Saturday, 7 May 2022, the public is advised that there are no positive cases of COVID-19 on St Helena at this time. All COVID-19 protocols adhered to during this quarantine period are now complete. Members of the public should […]

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  • Solar Renewable Energy And Natural Lighting Retrofitting Into Building At Scotland

    A Project to retrofit solar renewable energy and natural lighting into the Environment, Natural Resources & Planning (ENRP) Building at Scotland, St Paul’s, has recently been completed (see photos attached). The Project was announced by His Excellency the Governor at the Queen’s Birthday Garden Party at Plantation House in June 2021 and was designed by […]

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  • SHG Strategy 2022-2025 Published

    This Strategy sets out our Government’s priorities for this financial year and the next three years. It includes our overall strategic framework and approach, and provides an overview of how we will focus on developments that will capitalise on the airport investment, prepare our people for the opportunities that will come with improved internet connectivity, […]

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  • Covid-19 Media Briefing Top Lines

    It has now been over two years since the COVID-19 pandemic began, St Helena’s Response plan as well as the cooperation of St Helena’s community has contributed to the Island remaining free from community spread. The recent reduction in quarantine arrangements was the first step of a phased approach toward St Helena moving to a […]

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  • Adapted Air Corridor Protocols Introduced- Testing to be applied to all arriving air passengers

    Public Notice issued on behalf of Ascension Island Government: Adapted Air Corridor Protocols Introduced- Testing to be applied to all arriving passengers.

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  • Head Of Tourism Departs For Overseas Travel Show

    St Helena Government’s Head of Tourism, Matthew Joshua, departed St Helena on Saturday, 7 May 2022, to attend the We Are Africa travel show in Cape Town. While overseas, Matthew will also meet with a range of tourism stakeholders in Johannesburg and Cape Town. We Are Africa is a leading travel/trade show that offers international […]

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  • St Helena COVID-19 Status update – 17 May 2022

    Following negative results from the re-testing of person(s) testing positive for COVID-19 in home quarantine on Saturday, 7 May 2022, the public is advised that the person(s) have now completed their quarantine period in compliance with St Helena’s COVID-19 protocols.  As a result of routine testing on Friday, 13 and Monday, 16 May 2022, positive […]

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