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    Saneem: 24 per cent of women contested elections

Saneem: 24 per cent of women contested elections

  Women made up 24 per cent of the total number of candidates who contested the 2018 General Election, says Supervisor of Elections Mohammed Saneem. Fifty-six women initially contested and

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    Analysis: Next Parliament Sitting Will Be A Bitter Reminder for Rabuka

Analysis: Next Parliament Sitting Will Be A Bitter Reminder for Rabuka

  When Parliament sits in the coming weeks, it will be a bitter reminder of the actions of the man who staged Fiji’s first coup in 1987 – SODELPA leader

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    Thank you, PM tells family, supporters

Thank you, PM tells family, supporters

  FijiFirst Party leader Voreqe Bainimarama acknowledged his family, friends, FijiFirst candidates and all his supporters for their support throughout the election period. Mr Bainimarama was sworn in as Prime

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    Meet the man behind the mobile results App

Meet the man behind the mobile results App

  For days after Fijians cast their votes in the 2018 General Elections, many people downloaded and checked the Fijian Elections Office results mobile App to keep track of the

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    PASSING OF DIRECTOR METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE

PASSING OF DIRECTOR METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mr. Ravind Kumar, Director of the Department of Fiji Meteorological Service, who passed away at his home in Waqadra,

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    Analysis: What of Attar Singh’s second failed attempt at elections?

Analysis: What of Attar Singh’s second failed attempt at elections?

Attar Singh, who has been a long-time trade unionist, stood for elections under the National Federation Party banner twice now under the 2013 Constitution and lost both times. After his

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    Analysis: National Federation Party MPs likely to be relegated to backbench

Analysis: National Federation Party MPs likely to be relegated to backbench

The three elected members of the National Federation Party are likely to be relegated to the backbench when seating arrangements in the new Parliament are finalised. In the last Parliament

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    Analysis: Who Made it to Parliament, Who Didn’t: The Good , The Bad, The Bitter Losers

Analysis: Who Made it to Parliament, Who Didn’t: The Good , The Bad, The Bitter Losers

Last week, as the Fijian Elections Office finalised who will lead our nation for the next four years, I wrote a piece on the losers and winners in the lead

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    FijiFirst party leader Voreqe Bainimarama To Be Sworn-in As Prime Minister Today

FijiFirst party leader Voreqe Bainimarama To Be Sworn-in As Prime Minister Today

FijiFirst party leader Voreqe Bainimarama will be sworn in as Prime Minister for a second term at 10am today. He will take the oath before the President, Major-General  (Ret’d) Jioji

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Former Teacher and Radio Announcer Advocates Social Issues

  Former Teacher and Radio Announcer Advocates Social Issues

A former school teacher and radio announcer, Rohit Sharma, has no regrets about his sacrifices to be a FijiFirst party

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Maharaj: My Sole Purpose is to Help, Serve

  Maharaj: My Sole Purpose  is to Help, Serve

Alvick Avhikrit Maharaj, the youngest Member of Parliament (MP) for the FijiFirst party in 2014, is excited to serve another

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Farmer Surprised About Transition to Politics

  Farmer Surprised About Transition to Politics

A transition from retired civil servant to farmer and now politician is something FijiFirst party candidate Jale Sigarara never thought

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Rabuka: Won’t accept result until answers

  Rabuka: Won’t accept result until answers

The Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA) will not accept the result of the 2018 General Election until queries it has

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President Calls For Civility, Respect

  President Calls For Civility, Respect

There will still be disagreements in the Parliament, but we are civilised people and we must manage those with civility

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Analysis: It’s Time to Break Those Unwanted Branches, NFP?

  Analysis: It’s Time to  Break Those  Unwanted  Branches, NFP?

National Federation Party (NFP) leader Biman Prasad was confident the 55-year-old party would form Government on its own. He failed

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A-G: We must take a principled position, we must not lie

  A-G: We must take a principled position, we must not lie

FijiFirst leader Voreqe Bainimarama took a principled stand to speak the truth in the lead up to the General Election.

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Analysis: How SODELPA won more seats in this general election

  Analysis: How SODELPA won more seats in this general election

SODELPA rode with more seats to Parliament after a strong pro-indigenous campaign riddled with misinformation. The campaign targeted the iTaukei

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21 Newcomers Make it to Parliament

  21 Newcomers Make it to Parliament

Out of 51 Members of Parliament who will be sworn in this week, 21 will be newcomers. The FijiFirst party

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Statement from FijiFirst Leader and Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama on FijiFirst’s election win

  Statement from FijiFirst Leader and Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama on FijiFirst’s election win

  My fellow Fijians. Today 18 November 2018 is truly a great day in our nation’s history where the majority of

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Fake News Alert: Fijian Elections Office Hits Out At Social Media Claims

  Fake News Alert: Fijian Elections Office Hits Out At Social Media Claims

The Fijian Elections Office has clarified on its Facebook page that the counting of ballot papers are done manually by

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Fiji Elections 2018: Official Results

  Fiji Elections 2018: Official Results

As the official results come in from the Fijian Elections Office, we will be keeping you posted here. Source: Fijian Elections

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48-hour Campaign Blackout period Extended: Fijian Elections Office

  48-hour Campaign Blackout period Extended: Fijian Elections Office

The 48-hour Campaign Blackout period which was scheduled to end at 6pm today has been extended until further notice. Supervisor

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Polling Venue Too Quiet For 45-Year-Old Voter

  Polling Venue Too Quiet For 45-Year-Old Voter

Forty-five-year-old Muanikau resident Eroni Tawayaga hopes the next government will champion transparency and good governance for the betterment of all

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Fever Fail To Stop 78-Year-Old From Voting

  Fever Fail To Stop 78-Year-Old From Voting

Vishnu Prasad, 78, of Nagigi was happy to cast his vote after he was admitted at the Labasa hospital earlier

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Commissioner of Police Qiliho Assures Polling Day Security

  Commissioner of Police Qiliho Assures Polling Day Security

Police Commissioner Brigadier-General Sitiveni Qiliho has assured members of the public that it is absolutely safe to vote today. He

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Poll Results Tonight: Fiji Elections Office

  Poll Results Tonight: Fiji Elections Office

There is strong indication that Fijians will know by later tonight who will form the Government. Supervisor of Elections Mohammed

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Fiji Votes: No Fly Zones Around Polling Station, National Count Center and Elections Warehouse

  Fiji Votes: No Fly Zones Around Polling Station, National Count Center and Elections Warehouse

Drone operators are advised that Police will be strictly enforcing a no fly zone around polling station, the counting center

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Chief Justice Anthony Gates: FICAC appeal dogged by duplicity of charges

  Chief Justice Anthony Gates: FICAC appeal dogged by duplicity of charges

The duplicity of the charges against former Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka proved fatal to the Fiji Independent Commission against Corruption’s

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Saneem: No Changes To Voter Booklet, Candidates List

  Saneem: No Changes To Voter Booklet, Candidates List

The Supervisor of Elections Mohammed Saneem had announced that there would be no change to the voter instructions booklet and

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