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    Dux: In Everything I do, God is First

Dux: In Everything I do, God is First

Scooping the top award is nothing new to Sharon Grace Verubia of Dudley Inter­mediate School student. The Kadavu lass was ap­plauded and cheered on by over 400 school mates as

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    Former teacher denies raping 6 pupils

Former teacher denies raping 6 pupils

A former school teacher yes­terday denied raping, inde­cently and sexually assault­ing six female students in a school in the Central Division. He pleaded not guilty before Judge Justice Riyaz Hamza

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    Alleged wife rapist granted bail by court

Alleged wife rapist granted bail by court

A man charged with the alleged rape of his wife was granted bail at High Court in Suva yesterday. The father of four had previously applied for bail twice. They

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    Death-driver husband’s sentence cut

Death-driver husband’s sentence cut

Aman serving two years and six months imprison­ment for dangerous driving which led to the death of his wife on January 29 last year was sen­tenced afresh in the Lautoka

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MHCC chocolate thief gets suspended sentence   A 33-year-old shoemaker was handed a sus­pended sentence yesterday after he was con­victed for stealing a packet of 200gram Cadbury Milk Chocolate by

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    Assessors find granduncle guilty of raping grandnephew

Assessors find granduncle guilty of raping grandnephew

Justice Hamza is expected to deliver his judgment of the case tomorrow   A 65-year-old Nasinu man was found guilty by three High Court trial assessors in Suva yesterday for raping

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    Businessman remanded for alleged drug find

Businessman remanded for alleged drug find

  A 32-year-old man found in possession of illicit drugs was further remanded in the Nasinu Magistrates Court yesterday after Police prosecutor Corporal Joseph Dickson said the case was of

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    Judge Finds Mother Rapist Guilty

Judge Finds Mother Rapist Guilty

  In a first for Fiji, a 45-year-old woman was convicted in the Suva High Court yesterday after she was found guilty of raping her daughter. The incidents happened in

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    Walking The Distance Pays For Lawyer

Walking The Distance Pays For Lawyer

Walking about 18km to and from school on most days has paid off for Lauan man, Rokodreu Vukicanavanua. Yesterday he was among 24 colleagues who were admit­ted to the bar

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Suspended sentence for 22-year-old

  Suspended sentence for 22-year-old

A 22-year-old Suva man was ad­vised by the Court to reflect on his life and where he was head­ing if

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Justice Gates Urges Lawyers To Remember ‘Less Fortunate

  Justice Gates Urges Lawyers To Remember ‘Less Fortunate

Chief Justice Anthony Gates reminded new lawyers to remember the less fortu­nate and urged them to offer their services pro

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Tertiary Student Who Stole Items Worth $1645 From Mates, Gets Suspended Jail Term

  Tertiary Student Who Stole Items Worth $1645 From Mates, Gets Suspended Jail Term

  The Suva Magistrates Court  on Thursday sentenced a 22-year-old man to 23 months imprisonment for stealing $1645 worth of

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Only son gets suspended jail time for attempted burglary

  Only son gets  suspended jail time for attempted  burglary

  A 24-year-old construction worker was sentenced to one year in jail on Thursday after he was convicted for attempted burglary.

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Magistrate warns wife abuser

  Magistrate warns wife abuser

  Suva Magistrate Deepika Prakash warned a 30-year-old convicted wife abuser Thursday to work on changing his behaviour and that

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Man denies meth belonged to him

  Man denies meth belonged to him

  A 5-year-old man charged with unlawful possession of 0.2 grams of methamphetamine has pleaded not guilty to the charge. Ian

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Court Briefly News

  Court Briefly News

82-year-old grandfather pleads guilty to raping granddaughters The purpose of having Court proceedings is to find the truth and not

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Vakarisi Opts To Represent Himself, Does Not Understand Charges

  Vakarisi Opts To Represent Himself, Does Not Understand Charges

A 28-year-old man pleaded not guilty in the Suva High Court yesterday to charges of arson and assault. Jone Vakarisi appeared

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Alleged Robber Claims Officers Burned His Disclosures, Judge Wants It Verified

  Alleged Robber Claims Officers Burned  His Disclosures, Judge Wants It Verified

An accused person facing aggravated robbery charges told Suva High Court judge, Justice Salesi Temo yesterday claimed that officers of

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Sun promo winners can’t wait

  Sun promo winners can’t wait

  Yesterday was Sese Cokomata’s lucky day. She was on her way to the Fiji Sports Council to buy tickets

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Ex-Peacekeepers ’ Claims, Dismissed for the Second Time

  Ex-Peacekeepers ’ Claims, Dismissed  for the Second Time

They were struck out because they were statute barred, meaning it’s out of time   The Suva High Court yesterday

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Mark Ramsden: I Will Miss Fiji

  Mark Ramsden:  I Will Miss Fiji

I am going to miss Fiji! That is how outgoing New Zealand High Commissioner to Fiji Mark Ramsden feels as he

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Villagers Handpicked For Exhibition By Programme

  Villagers Handpicked For  Exhibition By Programme

‘The whole idea is to reassert something that is already there as we move forward to try and revive the

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Teens To Hold PSV License

  Teens To Hold PSV License

The minimum age to hold a Pub­lic Service Vehicle licence will soon to be lowered from 21 to 18. Currently

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Call Us If You Get Less Than $2.68: Usamate

  Call Us If You Get Less Than $2.68: Usamate

The Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations is calling on firms to self-regulate their wage rates following the coming

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Deuba Villagers Seek Government Help To Build Retaining Wall

  Deuba Villagers Seek Government Help To Build Retaining Wall

  Three villages in Deuba are seeking the Government’s assistance in building a retaining wall and footpath in their villages.

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Naboutini Village in Serua backs Fiji’s COP23 Presidency

  Naboutini Village in Serua backs Fiji’s COP23 Presidency

  The people of Naboutini Village in Serua have shown their support for Fiji’s presidency to the COP23 conference in

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More Schools In Naitasiri get Furnished Thanks To Swire Shipping’s Donations

  More Schools In Naitasiri get Furnished Thanks To Swire Shipping’s Donations

Two more schools in Naitasiri received surprised visits by Swire Shipping Services when their     representatives donated more items worth $10,000

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Cawaki Poses Critical Questions In Climate Week Launch

  Cawaki Poses Critical Questions In Climate Week Launch

The questions are: “What are you going to do about it? How can we collectively combat these silent but deadly

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Policing Effective When Residents Take Part Fully: Qiolevu

  Policing Effective When Residents Take Part Fully: Qiolevu

  Community policing will only be effective when you take ownership of your neighbourhood, says Fiji Police Force Director of

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