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Rida Senibulu.
July 18
10:00 2018

Rida’s Fijian passport

Seventeen-year-old Rida Senibulu, pictured, has finally received his blue Fijian passport in Beirut, Lebanon. He is the son of a Fijian soldier who served as a United Nations peacekeeper in southern Lebanon. His mother is Lebanese Samia Jradi. They have been trying for several years to get the blue passport.

Now that he has it, will he come to Fiji? Only time will tell.

Men’s Rights Movement

Moves are afoot to form a Men’s Rights Movement just like the Women’s Rights Movement. A former Fiji Corrections inmate is involved in this project. Thirty men, former inmates, have joined. Men have issues too, like abuse, they say.

Changing Times

Watch for a change in a top role at the other newspaper, if whispers wafting up our way from Butt Street are to be believed.

By the way. Court action is not over for some who work there. The prosecution is appealing against some of the sedition charges being acquitted. Could this even be connected?

Melanesian ways

Seems that all was not sweetness and joy in the Melanesian Arts Festival in Honiara. Some in the Fijian contingent were, it is whispered, not regarded as being truly Melanesian

More on Vunivalu

The latest claimant in the Vunivalu title row, Ratu Bola Vakalutugone, 66, says he comes from a big family.

His father, the late Ratu Joseva Celua Tabaiwalu, had 18 sons and six daughters. His mother, the late Avisake Bukarau, came from Nabuli, Noco, Rewa.

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