Politics

Dr Waqainabete: Greater commitment needed to promote women candidates

Political parties need to demonstrate greater commitment towards promoting women candidates in Politics, says Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete. He expressed this view while officiating the ‘Not the Cost and Think 10...

Fiji’s PS Economy Konrote resigns

Fiji’s Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Economy Makereta Konrote has resigned after 18 years of service in the ministry. This was confirmed in a post on the Fijian Government Facebook page that stated Ms Konrote’s resignation will take effect from March 15, 2021. She plans to apply her economic expertise to take on new...

1st March

A-G clears the air – Sayed-Khaiyum in Singapore on medical trip

ALL medical expenses for the Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum in Singapore are borne by him and not the Fiji Government or taxpayers. Mr Sayed-Khaiyum clarified this yesterday while addressing members of the public via a National Budget Consultations 2021/2022 session that aired live on social media platform Facebook. The Economy Minister also reassured members of the...

27th February

SODELPA trio banned from participating in party affairs

Three members of the Social Democratic Liberal Party management board have been banned from taking part in the party’s affairs. Party leader Viliame Gavoka said the decision was made yesterday following a board meeting at the Southern Cross Hotel in Suva. The three are Adi Litia Qionibaravi, Ratu Tevita Komaisavai and Gilbert Vakalalabure. They were...

26th February

SODELPA management board meets in Suva; “few members” restricted

The Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA) management board meeting is underway at the Southern Cross Hotel in Suva. It is understood that a few members of the management board were restricted  from entering the meeting room. SODELPA MP Adi Litia Qionibaravi is one of the board members who were not allowed to be part of...

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