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    ANALYSIS: Sedition Investigations Extend To Historical Sites

ANALYSIS: Sedition Investigations Extend To Historical Sites

Investigators are checking out unconfirmed reports that another para-military group is training in the mountainous area of interior Viti Levu. It is understood that they have found photographs of the

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    ANALYSIS: Rabuka Resigns From SODELPA

ANALYSIS: Rabuka Resigns From SODELPA

Sitiveni Rabuka confirmed last night that he had resigned from SODELPA after his membership fee was paid. Mr Rabuka, a former prime minister, said it was a matter of principle

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    Shirley Park Rezoning Goes Ahead: Court

Shirley Park Rezoning Goes Ahead: Court

The rezoning of Shirley Park and the issuance of a special use tourism license for the Park will go ahead. The Lautoka High Court has thrown out a case filed

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    Chiefs Signed Despite Advice

Chiefs Signed Despite Advice

Chiefs were among those who ignored legal advice and signed the Mereoni (Oni) Kirwin document calling for the return of Fiji to the chiefs, it has been revealed. Suva lawyer

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    Rabuka: Yes, SODELPA Had Approached Me

Rabuka: Yes, SODELPA Had Approached Me

Sitiveni Rabuka has confirmed SODELPA has approached him to be a  vice-presidential nominee. But Mr Rabuka, a former prime minister, said at his Namadi Heights residence in Tamavua, Suva, yesterday,

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    Secretary-General Of Commonwealth Praises Fijian Elections Office

Secretary-General Of Commonwealth Praises Fijian Elections Office

The Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Kamalesh Sharma, praised the progress made by the Fijian Elections Office in conducting free, fair elections under Supervisor Mohammed Saneem at a meeting held yesterday

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    ANALYSIS: Inquiry Good Time To Clean Up SODELPA System

ANALYSIS: Inquiry Good Time To Clean Up SODELPA System

SODELPA is apparently going outside the box in its hunt for independent investigators to conduct an inquiry into the controversial confidential report. The four-member Investigating Team will be drawn from

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    Ratu Naiqama Out Of Inquiry

Ratu Naiqama Out Of Inquiry

SODELPA president Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu yesterday recused himself from chairing a management board meeting in Suva because of his close links to an MP in an inquiry. The SODELPA MP

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    Kirwin Banned

Kirwin Banned

Australian-based self-claimed lawyer Mereoni ‘Oni’ Kirwin has been banned from entering Fiji. Director Fiji Immigration Nemani Vuniwaqa confirmed yesterday that Ms Kirwin was on Fiji’s blacklist. He said Ms Kirwin’s

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Ratu Isoa Disobeys Ruling

  Ratu Isoa Disobeys Ruling

In a blatant disregard for parliamentary protocol, chief Opposition Whip Ratu Isoa Tikoca yesterday disobeyed Speaker to Parliament Dr Jiko

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All Well Here, Says Roko Tui Ra

  All Well Here, Says Roko Tui Ra

A chief in Ra says all is well in the province despite the worrying activities surrounding Rabulu Village. The concern

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Chand Pleads Not Guilty

  Chand Pleads Not Guilty

Former Fiji National University vice-chancellor Ganesh Chand yesterday pleaded not guilty to a charge of abuse of office. Chand had

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‘Kirwin Not Charged Yet’

  ‘Kirwin Not Charged Yet’

Mereoni (Oni) Kirwin, an Australian- based iTaukei woman who is alleged to be one of those behind the sedition-related cases,

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‘RFMF And A-G Lamu’

  ‘RFMF And A-G Lamu’

Opposition parliamentarian Ratu Isoa Tikoca beat a hasty retreat yesterday after being asked whether he had described the Republic of

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NFP Stance Under Fire

  NFP Stance Under Fire

The National Federation Party yesterday failed to condemn and disassociate themselves from recent attempts to cause instability in our nation.

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‘It’s A Cheap Publicity Stunt’

  ‘It’s A Cheap Publicity Stunt’

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says there will be no meeting as requested by SODELPA president Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu “I am

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No Support For Kirwin, Says Chief Of Matuku

  No Support For Kirwin,  Says Chief Of Matuku

Matuku chief Roko Alipate Baleilakeba said they did not support Mereoni (Oni) Kirwin’s idea of the formation of Christian States

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EXPOSED

  EXPOSED

A lawyer from Lau who is fast emerging as one of those behind some involved in the recent sedition –

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ANALYSIS: Naiqama Moves On Party Inquiry

  ANALYSIS: Naiqama Moves On Party Inquiry

SODELPA president Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu has directed the party’s legal minds to draw up a terms of reference for an

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SODELPA President Still Abroad

  SODELPA President Still Abroad

President of the Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA), Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu, is yet to return to the country. Despite the

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Shut Up, Overseas Fijians told

  Shut Up, Overseas Fijians told

Fijians who have migrated overseas should not open their mouths on how Fiji is governed, they were advised yesterday. Bau

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ANALYSIS: Question Time For SODELPA

  ANALYSIS: Question Time For SODELPA

Eyes will be on members of the troubled main Opposition party, SODELPA, when Parliament sits today to begin its eighth

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3000 Tenants Front Court

  3000 Tenants Front Court

The iTaukei Lands Trust Board (TLTB) has achieved a 56 per cent reduction in rent arrears in the first-half of

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OPINION: Man Recalls 2000 Coup; Regrets Actions Of The Past

  OPINION: Man Recalls 2000 Coup; Regrets Actions Of The Past

Now living in Sydney, Australia, the writer was one of the gunmen that stormed Parliament on May 19, 2000, to

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Ro Teimumu No Show

  Ro Teimumu No Show

Opposition Leader, Ro Teimumu Kepa and Opposition Whip, Ratu Isoa Tikoca yesterday failed to turn up during Parliament’s Business Committee

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ANALYSIS: Bulitavu Is Educated, Connected

  ANALYSIS: Bulitavu Is Educated, Connected

Mosese Drecala Bulitavu, Labasa lawyer and SODELPA MP, is independent in his opinion. He is not scared to cross the

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Beddoes Quizzes SODELPA Board

  Beddoes Quizzes SODELPA Board

Mick Beddoes wants to know who was behind the controversial confidential report that has split SODELPA Opposition. The controversial principal

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SHOWDOWN

  SHOWDOWN

Opposition Leader Ro Teimumu Kepa and SODELPA MP and lawyer Mosese Bulitavu last night went toe to toe in a

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Naiqama Case For September

  Naiqama Case For September

A summon to strike out the motion for a constitutional redress was made in the case between SODELPA’S suspended Member

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