Jone Usamate

 Help On The Way For Lau Group
NEWS

 Help On The Way For Lau Group

He added that the government was working with donor friends and partners to provide bottled drink­ing water for the...

Better Road Network For Nakoro, Navitilevu By Sept
NEWS

Better Road Network For Nakoro, Navitilevu By Sept

‘It is a new chapter for us at Navitilevu. We have had a tough time before but because this government continues t...

Bridge To Complete By May, 2022
NEWS

Bridge To Complete By May, 2022

Mr Usamate said that this was one of the crucial bridges in the highlands of Navosa because it connected villages to...

Drones Boost Maping And Aerial Photography
SUNBIZ

Drones Boost Maping And Aerial Photography

Made in China, the two drones are amongst continuing efforts contingencies of the Chinese embassy to help Fiji throu...

‘60% Ready For November To April Cyclone Season’
NATION

‘60% Ready For November To April Cyclone Season’

“We take preparation very seriously because crisis management is within the continuum of preparedness, prevention ...

Five Sites Identified For Fiji’s Deep Sea Mineral Exploration: KIOST Minerals
SUNBIZ

Five Sites Identified For Fiji’s Deep Sea Mineral Exploration: KIOST Minerals

Five prospective Fijian sites have been identified by a Korean deep sea mineral exploration company for further inve...

Boreholes Benefit 100s  In Nadroga
NEWS

Boreholes Benefit 100s  In Nadroga

When communities have ample water, they thrive - their health, their farming, their economy all can steadily improve...

Minister Jone Usamate Visits Gold Mine
SUNBIZ

Minister Jone Usamate Visits Gold Mine

Vatukoula Gold Mines Limited and Amex Resources Limited are the only two mining companies that are in full operation...

Full Report On Mt Kasi Redress This Week: Jone Usamate
SUNBIZ

Full Report On Mt Kasi Redress This Week: Jone Usamate

A full report on findings of a redress related to the tender on Mt Kasi will be tabled with the line minister’s of...

Viti Mining Gets Two Licences
SUNBIZ

Viti Mining Gets Two Licences

Minister for Lands and Mineral Resources, Jone Usamate, hailed Viti Mining for its $1 million investment, which will...

Company Seeks Redress Over Mt Kasi Tender
SUNBIZ

Company Seeks Redress Over Mt Kasi Tender

The tender award for mineral exploration at Mt Kasi, Vanua Levu, is being reviewed. Permanent secretary, Raijeli Tag...

PM Calls Village Self-sufficient
FIJI NEWS, NATION

PM Calls Village Self-sufficient

Vunivutu Village in Macuata has been dubbed a self-sufficient village by the Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama after...

Meeting This Week For Road Slip And Affected Roads Up North: Usamate
NEWS

Meeting This Week For Road Slip And Affected Roads Up North: Usamate

“There has been extensive damage on our roads across Vanua Levu and with the number of activities carried out toge...

Minister Looks Into Water Supply Woes At Lekutu, Galoa
NEWS

Minister Looks Into Water Supply Woes At Lekutu, Galoa

“If water won’t come from the main source then the water authority has to continue with water carting.”

16-metre High Waves Expected In Coastal Areas, Evacuate NOW
NEWS

16-metre High Waves Expected In Coastal Areas, Evacuate NOW

Storm surges are expected to bring waves up to 16metres.

Nemani Delaibatiki: Usamate A Quiet Achiever, Not An Attention Seeker
Analysis

Nemani Delaibatiki: Usamate A Quiet Achiever, Not An Attention Seeker

12 months in office since the 2018 GENERAL election, he’s been on the road visiting developments. The Minister for...

Lakena Bus Accident: Minister Usamate Awaits LTA, Police investigations
NEWS

Lakena Bus Accident: Minister Usamate Awaits LTA, Police investigations

Land Transport Authority is conducting its own investigations into the tragic accident that claimed the lives of two...

 Chief Gets Emotional As Villagers Access Safe, Clean Drinking Water
NEWS

 Chief Gets Emotional As Villagers Access Safe, Clean Drinking Water

"All my 70 years of living here, we have been sourcing our drinking water from boreholes and we really struggled."

Jone Usamate: Overloading Vehicles Puts Pressure On Infrastructure
NEWS

Jone Usamate: Overloading Vehicles Puts Pressure On Infrastructure

Minister Usamate said overloading of vehicles reduced the service life of road networks and bridges.

Government Fleet To Have 13 Vessels By 2021
SHIPPING

Government Fleet To Have 13 Vessels By 2021

The allocation of $2.3 million for shipping services subsidy was also welcomed by Mr Usamate.

BTL: 19th June, 2019
Between the Lines

BTL: 19th June, 2019

The laughter grew louder when Speaker of Parliament Ratu Epeli Nailatikau acknowledged the use of the term by Mr Usa...

Government Looks Into Increasing Franchise Contract
SHIPPING

Government Looks Into Increasing Franchise Contract

“If we try and get rid of all these vessels right now then what happens is that there might be no transportation s...

Ministers Visit Nasinu Residents In Government Outreach Initiative
NEWS

Ministers Visit Nasinu Residents In Government Outreach Initiative

The church’s Bula Raraba Outreach initiative saw hundreds of residents flock to the one-stop venue to receive and ...

$544,442 Spent On Grid Extension And Wiring Projects
NEWS

$544,442 Spent On Grid Extension And Wiring Projects

Mr Usamate said the development signifies another achievement of Government’s commitment to ensure that all Fijian...

Government MPs Defend Commission Chief, Say It’s His Job Mandate
NEWS

Government MPs Defend Commission Chief, Say It’s His Job Mandate

Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said: “I frankly cannot understand why the Opposition is so much up in arms a...

Minister Keeps Watch on Water Supply Issue
NEWS

Minister Keeps Watch on Water Supply Issue

The disruption occurred last Tuesday when a 600mm trunk main was reported to have been dislocated resulting in a maj...

WAF Extends Supply Disruption Notice
NEWS

WAF Extends Supply Disruption Notice

Wainibuku system feeds other reservoirs including Tacirua Reservoir, Dokanaisuva Reservoir and Colo-i-Suva Reservoir.

Suva Seminar Hears Water Purification System Success
NEWS

Suva Seminar Hears Water Purification System Success

Mr Koroiwaca said the water in their village had become unsafe for consumption, especially after flooding.

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