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Election Creates Racial Balance: Shiu Raj
Politics

Election Creates Racial Balance: Shiu Raj

Mr Shiu Raj was appointed at the party’s special general meeting at the Novotel Convention Centre in Lami yesterday.

Newly Elected SODELPA President Intends To Focus On Uniting The Party, No Plans For 2022 Election
Politics

Newly Elected SODELPA President Intends To Focus On Uniting The Party, No Pl...

Ratu Epenisa said he was always ready to serve the people.

Allowance Probe: Three More SODELPA MPs Investigated
Politics

Allowance Probe: Three More SODELPA MPs Investigated

Nawaikula, Bulanauca and Ro Filipe bring the number of SODELPA MPs investigated to 11

Conservative Right Wing Will Lose More If They Form Breakaway Party
Analysis, Politics

Conservative Right Wing Will Lose More If They Form Breakaway Party

Voters will realise that their votes will be wasted with these small parties which cannot even get into Parliament l...

Why The Merger Of All Opposition Parties Remains An Elusive Dream
Analysis, Politics

Why The Merger Of All Opposition Parties Remains An Elusive Dream

Without a single party, they have to have a working arrangement to ensure that they do not split the votes in favour...

One Big Party Bid: Opposition Parties Engage In Serious Talks To Form A Single Team For 2022 Election
Politics

One Big Party Bid: Opposition Parties Engage In Serious Talks To Form A Sing...

“There have been several meetings to promote the unity of opposition parties and these will continue. I can say th...

Putting The Contest For New Party Leader Into Its Proper Perspective
Analysis, Politics

Putting The Contest For New Party Leader Into Its Proper Perspective

A tell tale sign that a new leader is needed was Mr Rabuka’s conduct in the events before and after the party’s ...

Nawaikula’s Latest Facebook Post On Justifying Beating Women Shameful
Analysis, Politics

Nawaikula’s Latest Facebook Post On Justifying Beating Women Shameful

Niko Nawaikula over the past six years has used his Facebook page to call for a number of ridiculous things. But the...

Waqatairewa Insists Duituturaga Seeks Rabuka Help To Steer Party
Politics

Waqatairewa Insists Duituturaga Seeks Rabuka Help To Steer Party

In a statement issued last night, the financial member also claimed that Mr Rabuka was still the Party Leader as per...

Rabuka Out As SODELPA Leader, Party In Constitutional Crisis
Politics

Rabuka Out As SODELPA Leader, Party In Constitutional Crisis

Saneem: SODELPA is now in a constitutional crisis

Probe On MPs: 8 SODELPA MPs To Meet Party Leader
Politics

Probe On MPs: 8 SODELPA MPs To Meet Party Leader

“It may be sometime before I can talk to them. Depends on when they come in for preparation for the budget debate,”

Where Does Rabuka’s Loyalty Lie?
Analysis, Politics

Where Does Rabuka’s Loyalty Lie?

That has shown SODELPA where Mr Rabuka’s loyalty lie - to himself? To his Cakaudrove, Bua, Macuata bloc? To his Tu...

Lawyers Withdraw Stay Application
Politics

Lawyers Withdraw Stay Application

The court heard that on June 19, the appeal against the SODELPA ruling was abandoned because the appellants did not ...

Probe On MPs: And Then There Were 9, FICAC Search SODELPA Party HQ
Politics

Probe On MPs: And Then There Were 9, FICAC Search SODELPA Party HQ

Secretary-General to Parliament Viniana Namosimalua lodged a complaint alleging MPs claimed accommodation and travel...

Rabuka Back In Office At Opposition Chambers
Politics

Rabuka Back In Office At Opposition Chambers

The Opposition Leader said talks of a new party was now history and he looked forward to working with the newly-elec...

Emele Takes Charge At SODELPA Party Office
Politics

Emele Takes Charge At SODELPA Party Office

She said it was time to reconsolidate and plan the way forward.

Ratu Epenisa Cakobau, New Leader On The Rise
Politics

Ratu Epenisa Cakobau, New Leader On The Rise

The heir to the Vunivalu title, paramount chief of the Kubuna Confederacy, has emerged as a new political power brok...

SODELPA Suspension Lifted
Politics

SODELPA Suspension Lifted

Since the lifting of the suspension yesterday, the party can now operate and fully function as a political party.

Management Board Has The Final Say Says Suspended Party President
Politics

Management Board Has The Final Say Says Suspended Party President

Mr Singh remained adamant that the Management Board would always have the final say with issues pertaining to the su...

Rabuka Faction Not Ready To Give Up
Analysis, Politics

Rabuka Faction Not Ready To Give Up

His walkout was very similar to what Ratu Naiqama had faced during the first Management Board meeting when he also w...

Fight Between Moderates And Conservative Right Wingers About To Get Even Uglier
Opinion, Politics

Fight Between Moderates And Conservative Right Wingers About To Get Even Uglier

The moderates did not budge when Mr Rabuka protested that he was legless without any caucus representatives in the m...

SODELPA (In Suspension) Leadership In Limbo
Politics

SODELPA (In Suspension) Leadership In Limbo

At the conclusion of the meeting board members resolved to advertise the position of party leader, which Mr Rabuka s...

UniFiji Urges Standing Committee To Consider Hate Crimes And Cyberterrorism In Legislation
Politics

UniFiji Urges Standing Committee To Consider Hate Crimes And Cyberterrorism ...

University of Fiji submissions urged the Standing Committee members to consider including both hate crimes and cyber...

Is This The End Of The Road For The Conservative Right Wingers Of Suspended SODELPA?
Analysis, Politics

Is This The End Of The Road For The Conservative Right Wingers Of Suspended ...

For some of them their individual political survival is at stake.

Duituturaga, Beddoes Hot Favourites If They Apply For Post Of General Secretary
Analysis, Politics

Duituturaga, Beddoes Hot Favourites If They Apply For Post Of General Secretary

She is the wife of Anare Jale, one of the suspended SODELPA MPs. Would this affect her final standing because of her...

Still A Lot Of Drama As Suspended SODELPA Tries To Sort Things Out
Analysis, Politics

Still A Lot Of Drama As Suspended SODELPA Tries To Sort Things Out

The only glitch which may be a result of bad legal advice was the appointment and subsequent rejection of Emele Duit...

Behind Closed Doors
Analysis, Politics

Behind Closed Doors

A heated argument started after both newly elected vice-presidents made their addresses to the management board. The...

Purge Not Complete
Analysis, Politics

Purge Not Complete

Without that support, he is like a lame-duck leader because he has to tow the party line. The incoming new officials...

Duituturaga’s Appointment Rejected As It Doesn’t Meet Requirements In Suspended SODELPA’s Constitution
Politics

Duituturaga’s Appointment Rejected As It Doesn’t Meet Requirements I...

Mr Saneem also said suspended SODELPA still had not met requirements under its constitution.

Why Saneem Rejected SODELPA (In Suspension) Submission
Politics

Why Saneem Rejected SODELPA (In Suspension) Submission

From the application received this afternoon, it is evident that the Party Management Board neglected and/or failed ...

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