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    Vocea Visits Taveuni

Vocea Visits Taveuni

The Information Technology and Communication (ITC) problem is one of the main challenges that Government workers on Taveuni Island are facing. This was noted by the Commissioner Northern, Jovesa Vocea,

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    Transloading Facility Proposed In Seaqaqa

Transloading Facility Proposed In Seaqaqa

Plans are underway to setup a transloading facility for the sugarcane farmers of Seaqaqa. This facility would be a means of transfering cane from one mode of transportation to another.

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    26 Vie For North Carnival

26 Vie For North Carnival

Twenty-six contestants are undergoing training in preparation for the Crime Prevention Carnival in Labasa next month. Contestants’ trainer Josaia Loloma said a lot of interest had been shown in the

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    Macuata Prepares For First Fashion Show

Macuata Prepares For First Fashion Show

The women of Macuata are preparing for their first fashion show during the Macuata Day celebration this month. This was confirmed by Macuata Women’s Group vice-president and former journalist Adi

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    Help For Women Vendors

Help For Women Vendors

A training was conducted yesterday in Labasa by the Westpac Banking Corporation and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for women market vendors. The one-day Financial Literacy and Business Education

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    ‘Maximise On Craft Shows’

‘Maximise On Craft Shows’

The Bua and Macuata women’s groups are looking forward to maximising on the divisional craft shows being organised by the Ministry of Women. Minister Rosy Akbar has encouraged women’s groups

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    Markets Open Up For Women

Markets Open Up For Women

The Ministry of Women has partnered with the Fiji Arts Council and Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism to open up new marketing opportunities for rural women in Fiji. Minister

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    Farmers Query Lease Process Time

Farmers Query Lease Process Time

The delay of lease offer letters handed to applicants after applying with the iTaukei Land Trust Board (TLTB) was one issue raised at a consultation in the Northern Division recently.

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    ‘Babasiga Lions’ Fans Delighted

‘Babasiga Lions’ Fans Delighted

The Labasa soccer team can win future tournaments this year because it is a tough team, says Abdul Razaa, The Tabia resident was among the hundreds of ‘Babasiga Liosns’ fans

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Faced All Odds, Reaping Rewards

  Faced All Odds, Reaping Rewards

Anita Devi, a resident of Naodamu Housing, Labasa, has faced all the odds in raising her son single-handedly for nine

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Challenge Motivates Farmer Tauvia

  Challenge Motivates Farmer Tauvia

Being a single parent and raising three children is a challenge. This was what Jonasa Tauvia of Waikisi Village in

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Land Committee Talks With Cane Farmers

  Land Committee Talks With Cane Farmers

The Committee of Better Utilisation of Land (CBUL) is having a Talanoa Session with cane farmers in all Fiji Sugar

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Labasa School Taught Farming Methods

  Labasa School Taught Farming Methods

St Augustine Primary School in Labasa undertook backyard gardening in order to better utilise land available around the school compound.

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TISI Prepares For Prayer, Festival

  TISI Prepares For Prayer, Festival

The Then India Sanmarga Ikya Sangam (TISI) will have its annual pooja from the 28 of this month to June

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Barefoot Centre Planned

  Barefoot	 Centre Planned

A milestone project plan is in progress by the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation to build Fiji’s Barefoot

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Labasa Plan Big Celebration

  Labasa Plan Big Celebration

People of Labasa will celebrate the ‘Babasiga Lions’ winning the 2015 Vodafone Fijian FACT on Saturday. Labasa Football official Varun

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Village Youths Repair Drainage

  Village Youths Repair Drainage

Villagers of Vuo at Malau outside Labasa Town have welcomed the upgrading of their drainage system. This is after their

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Labasa Death Probe Continues

  Labasa Death Probe Continues

Police continue investigation into the death of Nischal Rahul Chand who was found dead inside his home last Sunday at

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Luse Thrives On Handicrafts

  Luse Thrives On Handicrafts

People visiting Labasa Town are not only doing their shopping at supermarkets but are also interested in the handicrafts stalls

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Consultations Constructive, Says Cane Union

  Consultations Constructive, Says Cane Union

The National Farmers Union (NFU) says public consultations organised by the iTaukei Land Trust Board in the Northern Division are

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Lease Cash Payout Tops Discussions

  Lease Cash Payout Tops Discussions

The equal and individual distribution of lease money was one of the major topics discussed during the iTaukei Land Trust

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TLTB Clears Security Concerns At Savusavu

  TLTB Clears Security Concerns At Savusavu

Farmers in the Northern Division have been told that the iTaukei Land Trust Board (TLTB) is working to ensure they

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Family Bids Goodbye To Nischal

  Family Bids Goodbye To Nischal

It was an emotional scene as the Chand family with their extended relatives and friends bid an emotional farewell to

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TLTB Explains Services

  TLTB Explains Services

The iTaukei Land Trust Board public consultations in North raised many informative issues like lease distribution and land issues. However

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Tenants Told, Pay On Time

  Tenants Told, Pay On Time

Land tenants have been told to pay their rents on time or take appropriate action if their land lease is

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Healthy Discussions During Consultations

  Healthy Discussions During Consultations

There were several issues of major concern during the iTaukei Land Trust Board’s public consultations in the Northern Division. The

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Govt Schools Will Undergo Facelift

  Govt Schools Will Undergo Facelift

The Assistant Minister for Education, Vijay Nath, has confirmed that all Government schools would undergo refurbishment works soon. To date,

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Strong Winds To Ease Off Today

  Strong Winds To Ease Off Today

Strong winds are being felt in the Northern Division. The Director of Fiji Meteorological Services, Ravind Kumar, said a strong

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Wheelchair Boost For Paralysed Nand

  Wheelchair Boost For Paralysed Nand

A retired sugarcane farmer was over the moon when a new wheelchair was presented to him by the Ministry of

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