Politics

Taniguchi Apologises To Nation
NATION, NEWS

Taniguchi Apologises To Nation

“I want you to look at me as a Fijian because that’s who I am. If you can play rugby in Japan, I can play politi...

Don’t Mix Church And Politics: Former Church Minister Tells
NEWS

Don’t Mix Church And Politics: Former Church Minister Tells

“There were only Methodist and a few churches that worked together. But now there are many churches and sometimes ...

Rabuka Gets Interest ‘From 20 Potential Candidates’
NEWS

Rabuka Gets Interest ‘From 20 Potential Candidates’

Party leader, Sitiveni Rabuka, did not reveal names, but told the press that none of the applicants were current Mem...

The Over 70s Club – Are They Too Old To Be In Politics And Should They Quit?
Analysis

The Over 70s Club – Are They Too Old To Be In Politics And Should They Quit?

As long as the mental faculties are excellent and the body can cope with the cut and thrust of life under constant p...

SODELPA Leadership: Gavoka’s Vision For Fiji As He Goes Head To Head With Rabuka
Analysis, Politics

SODELPA Leadership: Gavoka’s Vision For Fiji As He Goes Head To Head With Rabuka

He believes the messaging on this has been lacking thus creating unnecessary fear. It should be viewed as the ‘RIS...

Four Expected To Give Rabuka Tough Fight For SODELPA Leadership
Analysis, Politics

Four Expected To Give Rabuka Tough Fight For SODELPA Leadership

It is understood that when applications closed yesterday the four, Viliame Gavoka, Ratu Jone Navakamocea, Pio Tabaiw...

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...

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...

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...

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 In Suspended SODELPA’s Constitution

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

Analysis: Why Shoot the Messenger? FBC Did What All Media Houses Would Have
Analysis

Analysis: Why Shoot the Messenger? FBC Did What All Media Houses Would Have

Instead of believing him, the FBC management decided that this man needed to provide evidence before he would be tak...

Probe On MPs: FijiFirst Party MP Named As One Of The 9 Under Investigation
Politics

Probe On MPs: FijiFirst Party MP Named As One Of The 9 Under Investigation

FijiFirst party general secretary and Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum when asked about the identity of the Gove...

More Drama Behind The Scenes As Members Of Suspended Party Choose Their Reps On Board
Analysis, Politics

More Drama Behind The Scenes As Members Of Suspended Party Choose Their Reps On Board

There are claims and counterclaims over the way some of the meetings are being conducted. Questions are being asked ...

9 Member Task Force Set Up To Look At Suspended SODELPA Party Affairs
Politics

9 Member Task Force Set Up To Look At Suspended SODELPA Party Affairs

Mr Singh said the task force had been working hard visiting the various constituencies to remedy the breaches before...

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...

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 Constituency Committee Level

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 ...

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 Breaches Of Constitution

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

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...

Adi Litia Row Another Major Blow To Peace Bid
Analysis, Politics

Adi Litia Row Another Major Blow To Peace Bid

Adi Litia has accused the committee of not following the disciplinary process laid out in the party’s constitution...

The Tale Of Two Parties
Politics

The Tale Of Two Parties

The only similarity between the two political parties is just that - two political parties. That is where the simila...

Striking The Right Balance Between Rights And Restrictions In The Context Of COVID-19
NEWS

Striking The Right Balance Between Rights And Restrictions In The Context Of COVID-19

The exercise of the right to freedom of speech, expression and publication cannot be extricated from the need to bal...

Court Appeal Foremost In Rabuka’s Mind. But Who Will Authorise It And Pay for It?
Analysis, Politics

Court Appeal Foremost In Rabuka’s Mind. But Who Will Authorise It And Pay for It?

Foremost in his mind right now is the appeal which he has announced against the Civil High Court ruling against the ...

SODLEPA Attention Turns To Adi Litia As Members Ask Questions
Analysis, Politics

SODLEPA Attention Turns To Adi Litia As Members Ask Questions

The former general secretary has been reinstated by the Registrar of Political Parties after Civil High Court judge ...

Faiyaz Koya Awarded Vacant Parliamentary Seat
Politics

Faiyaz Koya Awarded Vacant Parliamentary Seat

The Electoral Commission has awarded the vacant parliamentary seat to Faiyaz Siddiq Koya.

Minister Of Economy To Lay Before Parliament A Supplementary Budget On March 26th, 2020
Politics

Minister Of Economy To Lay Before Parliament A Supplementary Budget On March 26th, 2020

Subsequently, the Supplementary Budget debate week will take place from Monday, 6 April to Thursday, 9 April 2020.

Jyoti Pratibha: Not Again! Opposition MPs Walk Out Is Unacceptable
Opinion, Politics

Jyoti Pratibha: Not Again! Opposition MPs Walk Out Is Unacceptable

Why should the Opposition be allowed to walk out at their whim? This behaviour, if left unpunished, will encourage t...

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