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Vijay Singh Under Siege As Opponents Mount Pressure With Petitions
Analysis, Politics

Vijay Singh Under Siege As Opponents Mount Pressure With Peti...

The petition, which originated in Naitasiri, also calls for the Management Board to skip or bypass the Working Commi...

Do Big Three Have Enough Clout To Save Suspended SODELPA?
Analysis, Politics

Do Big Three Have Enough Clout To Save Suspended SODELPA?

Analysis: When the country’s three paramount chiefs meet we need to take note. While it was touted as a meeting to...

Supervisor Of Elections Cautions SODELPA (in suspension) MP Over Social Media Post
Politics

Supervisor Of Elections Cautions SODELPA (in suspension) MP Over Social Medi...

“Mr Nawaikula has also incorrectly contended that even though the SODELPA has been suspended, the Parliamentarians...

Member Of Parliament Charged By Fiji Police For Allegedly Assaulting His Wife
Crime & Court, Politics

Member Of Parliament Charged By Fiji Police For Allegedly Assaulting His Wife

The alleged incident occurred in Davuilevu and was investigated by Nakasi Police.

Real Test For Suspended SODELPA Is If Factions Can Come Together At Constituency Committee Level
Analysis, Politics

Real Test For Suspended SODELPA Is If Factions Can Come Together At Constitu...

One of the underlying problems is the radicalisation of the campaign to address indigenous issues, which has develop...

Leader Of Opposition Position Clarified
Politics

Leader Of Opposition Position Clarified

She said: “There is no Leader of Opposition right now, like all other suspended SODELPA members, Mr Rabuka is not ...

Employment Relations Act Amended, Paternity Leave And Family Care Leave Reduced To 2 Days
Politics

Employment Relations Act Amended, Paternity Leave And Family Care Leave Redu...

The amendment also specifically looks at the definition of an ‘Act of God’ to also refer to a pandemic.

Suspended MP Apologises To Voters And Supporters For ‘Disservice’
Politics

Suspended MP Apologises To Voters And Supporters For ‘Disservice’

For suspended party MP Niko Nawaikula, the 60-days suspension indicated they had governance, transparency and accoun...

Flurry Of Emails Mark Suspended SODELPA Party’s Desperate Bid To Remedy Breaches Of Constitution
Politics

Flurry Of Emails Mark Suspended SODELPA Party’s Desperate Bid To Remedy Br...

Immediately after the announcement of the suspension by Registrar of Political Parties, Mohammed Saneem, on Tuesday ...

Ratu Epeli Rejects Grace Road Group Petition
Politics

Ratu Epeli Rejects Grace Road Group Petition

The petition was presented by the now suspended SODELPA Whip Lynda Tabuya for an inquiry into the presence, activity...

Agriculture Determined To Boost Economy
Politics

Agriculture Determined To Boost Economy

In Parliament yesterday, line Minister Mahendra Reddy said the goal could be achieved through the establishment of l...

NFP Parliament Members Will Hold Fort, Says Prasad
Politics

NFP Parliament Members Will Hold Fort, Says Prasad

Professor Biman Prasad said he was saddened with the 60-day suspension of SODELPA by the registrar of political part...

60 Days: MPs Out Of Parliament
Politics

60 Days: MPs Out Of Parliament

Divided, suspended SODELPA put on notice by Registrar of Political Parties for breaches of party’s Constitution.

New SODELPA Acting General Secretary Locked Out Of Headquarters: Who’s Got The Keys?
Politics

New SODELPA Acting General Secretary Locked Out Of Headquarters: Who’s...

Acting SODELPA general secretary Emele Duituturaga finds SODELPA headquarters gate locked, preventing her from entering

A-G Clarifies On Govt Guarantee On Fiji Airways Borrowings
Politics, SUNBIZ

A-G Clarifies On Govt Guarantee On Fiji Airways Borrowings

The motion moved that Government guarantee the Fiji Airways borrowings consisting of a mix domestic borrowings up to...

Registrar of Political Parties Announces Confirmed SODELPA Office Holders
Politics

Registrar of Political Parties Announces Confirmed SODELPA Office Holders

The Register of Political Parties has approved the request by the officeholders of the Social Democratic Liberal Par...

Racist Comments Debate By SODELPA Faction Disappoint
Politics

Racist Comments Debate By SODELPA Faction Disappoint

Social media posts on alleged audio recordings of conversation between two senior party members said the party was n...

Confusion: Sitiveni Rabuka Leads In Parliament, For Now
Politics

Confusion: Sitiveni Rabuka Leads In Parliament, For Now

Even Mr Rabuka showed which faction he sided with. Parliamentary laws proclaim he is the parliamentary leader of the...

SODELPA Faction Makes Submission To Registrar Of Political Party
Politics

SODELPA Faction Makes Submission To Registrar Of Political Party

This was confirmed by newly elected Acting-General Secretary Emele Duituturaga who said they submitted the names at 8am.

Duituturaga: We’re Confident We’re Legitimate
Politics

Duituturaga: We’re Confident We’re Legitimate

Newly-elected acting general secretary Emele Duituturaga confirmed they had a quorum and that she had no doubt that ...

SODELPA Is Split
Politics

SODELPA Is Split

Party Leader Sitiveni Rabuka admitted this. He said there was a need to resolve this.

Confusion: SODELPA Meet Splits
Politics

Confusion: SODELPA Meet Splits

The meeting is of utmost importance as failure to unite the feuding sides may result in violation of the Registrar o...

Vijay Singh Steps Up And Shows He Is In Charge Of SODELPA
Analysis, Politics

Vijay Singh Steps Up And Shows He Is In Charge Of SODELPA

The meeting is expected to see fireworks as the two rival factions go head to head for power to control the party.

Factions Heading For A Showdown On Saturday
Politics

Factions Heading For A Showdown On Saturday

The campaigns are aimed at gathering support before the management board meeting in Suva on Saturday to charter the ...

Raman Pratap Singh A Champion Of  Democracy: NFP
Politics

Raman Pratap Singh A Champion Of Democracy: NFP

Mr Singh was an NFP Member of Parliament from 1992 to 1999 who served under the leadership of party and Opposition l...

SODELPA Crisis Calls For Decisive Leadership To Steer Troubled Ship In The Right Direction
Analysis, Politics

SODELPA Crisis Calls For Decisive Leadership To Steer Troubled Ship In The R...

It’s a make or break time for a party that has been struggling since its inception with its leadership.

Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption Begins Investigation On Members Of Parliament
Politics

Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption Begins Investigation On Membe...

Ms Namosimalua, in her complaint, said that some Members of Parliament were claiming travel and meal allowance they ...

Zoom Meeting Likely For SODELPA Next Saturday
Politics

Zoom Meeting Likely For SODELPA Next Saturday

According to Party leader Sitiveni Rabuka they will host their meetings online if their request for a permit to conv...

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