Jone Usamate

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

Full Report On Mt Kasi Redress This Week: Jone Usamate
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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$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
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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
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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
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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
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Suva Seminar Hears Water Purification System Success

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

Water Authority Takes Services Closer To People
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Water Authority Takes Services Closer To People

Water Authority of Fiji has allo­cated a total amount of $8.5 mil­lion for this financial year out of an overall o...

7000 More Get Electricity In Dreketi
Lifestyle

7000 More Get Electricity In Dreketi

Bring­ing electricity will benefit our children in doing their studies at night.

Usamate’s Efforts Help Two Return To Studies
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Usamate’s Efforts Help Two Return To Studies

The two young men going back to study thanks to TELS are Luke Waiserua and Taito Rauluni Turaga.

Usamate Prioritises Transport, Water for Draubuta Villagers
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Usamate Prioritises Transport, Water for Draubuta Villagers

Mr Usamate said: “I’m glad to hear that the Government agencies have been here and Fiji Roads Authority (FRA) ha...

Plans In Place To Have 100 Percent Electrification By 2021
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Plans In Place To Have 100 Percent Electrification By 2021

Minister Usamate said according to the Ministry of Agriculture’s farmer listings, Fiji has more than 69,000 farmer...

Curr Pays Courtesy Call To Minister Usamate
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Curr Pays Courtesy Call To Minister Usamate

New Zealand High Commissioner, Jonathan Curr has paid a courtesy call to the Minister for Infrastructure, Transport,...

Make Best Use Of Orientation Week: Usamate To Students
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Make Best Use Of Orientation Week: Usamate To Students

  The greatest gift anyone can give you is the freedom to think  on your own and this is something you must cu...

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