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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 of Parliament Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu, and Speaker to Parliament Dr

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    ANALYSIS: The Caucau Connection

ANALYSIS: The Caucau Connection

So let’s not blame some people who start looking at the dots and seeing if any of them could connect. Former Soqosoqo Duavata ni Lewenivanua (SDL) government minister Adi Asenaca

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    Second Vunivalu Of Natewa Installed

Second Vunivalu Of Natewa Installed

Ratu Tevita Rakuita Vakalalabure was yesterday installed as the second Vunivalu of Natewa, Cakaudrove. The first Vunivalu, Ratu Ifereimi Buaserau, was installed last year. There is supposed to be only

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    NFP Disputes Report

NFP Disputes Report

The National Federation Party has  disputed a Fiji SUN report yesterday titled “NFP raises space issue”. The report by Farisha Ahmed, said: “Party Leader Biman Prasad yesterday said that they

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    New Twist In SODELPA Row

New Twist In SODELPA Row

SODELPA faces mass resignations from its North officials if it fails to start an inquiry into a confidential report by Friday. Outspoken MP and lawyer Mosese Bulitavu, in an email

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    Opposition Budget Queried

Opposition Budget Queried

Outspoken MP Mosese Bulitavu has questioned the SODELPA Opposition budget for next year. In an email to the Opposition Office, he said he had opposed the more than $500,000 budget

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    Ratu Naiqama In Aust Fundraising Circuits

Ratu Naiqama In Aust Fundraising Circuits

SODELPA president, the Tui Cakau, Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu, is hosting a fundraising dinner in Sydney this Saturday. It will be at Padstow Bowling Club, 109 Iberia Street, Padstow, NSW. The

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    Smooth Caucus Meeting Belies Tense Undercurrents

Smooth Caucus Meeting Belies Tense Undercurrents

SODELPA Opposition MPs  put on a brave face when they attended a caucus meeting in the Opposition Office yesterday. They did the best they could to  show they were unaffected

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    Ro Teimumu to face management board

Ro Teimumu to face management board

Opposition Leader Ro Teimumu Kepa and those named in the controversial confidential report will have to front up before the SODELPA management board and answer questions. This is according to

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SODELPA MPs: We Want Inquiry

  SODELPA MPs: We Want Inquiry

Five SODELPA MPs have written to the party calling for an inquiry into a controversial confidential report. They are Ro

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Intense Lobbying Raises Stakes In SODELPA Row

  Intense Lobbying Raises Stakes In SODELPA Row

Frantic and intense lobbying by rival SODELPA groups over a confidential report has plunged the party deeper in crisis. A

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ANALYSIS: Showdown Looms Within SODELPA Ranks

  ANALYSIS: Showdown Looms Within SODELPA Ranks

A showdown is imminent between warring parties as a SODELPA Opposition row over a confidential report reaches crisis point. One

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Rebel Flag Still Flies

  Rebel Flag Still Flies

No moves have been made by family members of late Ratu Osea Gavidi to remove a rebel state flag from

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ANALYSIS: 5 Questions Ro Teimumu Can’t Avoid

  ANALYSIS: 5 Questions Ro Teimumu Can’t Avoid

Like it or not Opposition Leader Ro Teimumu Kepa and her allies face continuing questions from within SODELPA. These are

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FijiFirst Above Internal Politics

  FijiFirst Above Internal Politics

FijiFirst is not bothered with the recent power struggle that is plaguing SODELPA right now. FijiFirst General-Secretary and Attorney-General Aiyaz

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Gavoka’s Role Questioned

  Gavoka’s Role Questioned

A confidential report calling for a re-look into how the Opposition Office is being administrated also makes an interesting allegation

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Bulitavu To Ro Teimumu: Clean House First

  Bulitavu To Ro Teimumu: Clean House First

SODELPA MP Mosese Bulitavu says the Opposition Office must clean up its own house first before “we can even suggest

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Prof Naidu No Longer In Electoral Body: Young

  Prof Naidu No Longer In Electoral Body: Young

University of the South Pacific’s Professor Vijay Naidu has resigned as a member of the Fiji Electoral Comission. Commission chairman

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SODELPA Row Heats Up

  SODELPA Row Heats Up

SODELPA MP Mosese Bulitavu yesterday threatened to resign unless the truth about the content of a confidential report was revealed.

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More ‘Rebel’ Cases

  More ‘Rebel’ Cases

Police have rounded up more people who are allegedly involved with so-called ‘rebel’ groups to form different states. Well placed

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Navy Role Expanded Under Convention

  Navy Role Expanded Under Convention

The role of the Fiji Navy will be expanded once the International Convention on Salvage is signed. Fiji Navy Commander

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Ro Teimumu Under Fire

  Ro Teimumu Under Fire

Opposition leader Ro Teimumu Kepa has come under fire from two sources. A confidential report of an audit of the

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SODELPA MPs Mull Over Scathing Report

  SODELPA MPs Mull Over Scathing Report

SODELPA MPs and officials were last night studying a confidential report that makes scathing criticism of Ro Teimumu Kepa. It

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Report Slammed

  Report Slammed

An analysis of the Auditor-General’s report on the sale of Government shareholding in FINTEL reveals it fails to take into

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New Ops Unit To Cover RFMF Peacekeeping

  New Ops Unit To Cover RFMF Peacekeeping

The Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) is adapting to increasing challenges in peacekeeping operations. The formation of the Republic

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Back To Core Role: Naupoto

  Back To Core Role: Naupoto

The Republic of the Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) is now much stronger because it is focusing solely on carrying out

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Colonel Qiliho Off To Study In Australia

  Colonel Qiliho Off To Study In Australia

Colonel Sitiveni Qiliho will attend the Australian Staff College next month. The Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) Land Force

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Laws In Place To Protect Vulnerable

  Laws In Place To Protect Vulnerable

While same-sex marriage is still not legal in Fiji, Government has undertaken reforms to ensure there was no discrimination against

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Silence Biggest Enemy: Ratu Epeli

  Silence Biggest Enemy: Ratu Epeli

Silence is the biggest enemy in the fight for equal rights, says President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau. Speaking at the launch

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