Ro Teimumu Kepa

Private Tubuna: How I Was Chosen
NATION, NEWS

Private Tubuna: How I Was Chosen

‘It felt so surreal. I was happy yet nervous at the same time. But we did a lot of rehearsals’

Kepa: We must Remain Within Our Budget
NEWS

Kepa: We must Remain Within Our Budget

“In fact, every cent as we cannot afford to let the dollars run away from us. The funds that the minister has at h...

Rewa Records 30 Drown Cases Since 2021
NEWS

Rewa Records 30 Drown Cases Since 2021

‘It’s crucial for us to be vigilant while going out for a swim. We have lost so many children to drowning.’

Party Leadership Role Intact: Gavoka
NEWS

Party Leadership Role Intact: Gavoka

The Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA) leadership will not change.

SODELPA Aims For 30% Women Candidates For Election
NEWS

SODELPA Aims For 30% Women Candidates For Election

“With this being the election year, the SODELPA Women’s forum has been very busy in the preparation of our women...

Ro Teimumum Kepa – SODELPA Women’s Forum
Videos

Ro Teimumum Kepa – SODELPA Women’s Forum

The SODELPA Women’s forum will be holding its Annual General Meeting this Saturday (Feb 19th) at the Epworth Hall ...

2022 SODELPA Line-Up
NEWS

2022 SODELPA Line-Up

Party receives 35 applications to be one of the candidates for 2022 General Election

Late Tui Nawaka Ratu Asaeli Driu Naevo, A Compassionate Man: Eulogy
NATION, NEWS

Late Tui Nawaka Ratu Asaeli Driu Naevo, A Compassionate Man: Eulogy

“He cared for the youths who were found loitering in town, involved in various unruly behaviour and he provided th...

iTaukei Will Not Lose Birthright: Dr Waqainabete
NEWS

iTaukei Will Not Lose Birthright: Dr Waqainabete

‘I want to ensure the Marama Na Roko Tui Dreketi, Ro Teimumu Kepa, that her birthright remains. Nothing about this...

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...

Caucus Defies Party
NEWS

Caucus Defies Party

This is not the first time that caucus has defied a party directive. The precedent was set in 2016.

SODELPA Facebook War
Politics

SODELPA Facebook War

The latest bitter and toxic exchanges between the supporters of the rival factions have gone viral on social media.

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 ...

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

Vijay Singh Under Siege As Opponents Mount Pressure With Petitions

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...

SODELPA Is Split
Politics

SODELPA Is Split

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

SODELPA’s Gains In 2018 Election Overshadowed By Unresolved Issues
Analysis, Politics

SODELPA’s Gains In 2018 Election Overshadowed By Unresolved Issues

There are those in the party who strongly felt that SODELPA botched the last election which they believed they shoul...

Analysis: What The SODELPA Ruling Means
Analysis

Analysis: What The SODELPA Ruling Means

Party needs to ditch old culture of giving internal disputes ineffective superficial treatment.

Nemani Delaibatiki: Beddoes’ Desperate Bid to Appeal To The Base Instincts Of The iTaukei
Analysis

Nemani Delaibatiki: Beddoes’ Desperate Bid to Appeal To The Base Instincts Of The iTaukei

Mick Beddoes’ emotional tirade against an analysis I did on the Prime Minister is full of innuendoes and emotions....

Analysis: Ro Teimumu, Ratu Naiqama Definitely In Their Last Term In Parliament
Analysis, Opinion

Analysis: Ro Teimumu, Ratu Naiqama Definitely In Their Last Term In Parliament

Ro Teimumu will be 77 in 2022 and Ratu Naiqama will turn 69. Both changed their mind after first deciding not to con...

Rabuka Caught Out In Hero Bid Over Peace Deal
Politics

Rabuka Caught Out In Hero Bid Over Peace Deal

The fact is Mr Bainimarama had reached out to the Speaker, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau, on August 9, making clear his inte...

Attorney General: None of The Airports Except Nadi Is Making A Profit
NEWS

Attorney General: None of The Airports Except Nadi Is Making A Profit

Speaking on the Airports Fiji Limited 2016 Annual report in Parliament yesterday, Mr Sayed-Khaiyum said all of the a...

Ro Teimumu Kepa Gives Interesting Insight To Her Decision To Embracing Fijian As Common Name
Analysis

Ro Teimumu Kepa Gives Interesting Insight To Her Decision To Embracing Fijian As Common Name

As Marama Bale na Roko Tui Dreketi (paramount chief of Rewa and Burebasaga confederacy), she knows the challenges of...

Ro Teimumu: “vulagi” is Not Derogatory
Politics

Ro Teimumu: “vulagi” is Not Derogatory

Speaking more broadly, Ro Teimumu said, “What we have here is a lack of cultural awareness which after a century o...

Rewa Chiefs Put In Precarious Position Over Party Politics
Analysis

Rewa Chiefs Put In Precarious Position Over Party Politics

Ro Teimumu got the nod on a popular slogan “A vote for Ro Teimumu is a vote for the Vanua of Burebasaga.” Those ...

Moderates See Ro Teimumu As Guiding Light In Their  Battle Against Right Wingers
Analysis

Moderates See Ro Teimumu As Guiding Light In Their Battle Against Right Wingers

She was the first in the party to embrace Fijian as a common name. As the Roko Tui Dreketi (Paramount chief of Rewa ...

$226K Raised By Rewa At Syria Park Two-Day Event
NATION

$226K Raised By Rewa At Syria Park Two-Day Event

The people of Rewa came out in numbers despite the rain to support the worthy cause fundraiser.

Bad Omen For Ro Filipe Tuisawau?
Politics

Bad Omen For Ro Filipe Tuisawau?

Ro Filipe is the nephew of Ro Teimumu Kepa, the paramount Chief of Rewa and the Burebasaga Confederacy. His father, ...

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