Politics

Fiji’s Registrar of Political Parties request meeting with NFP accounts team, auditor

Fiji’s Registrar of Political Parties Mohammed Saneem has requested a meeting with the National Federation Party’s (NFP) accounts team so issues identified by the verification team are conveyed to all parties. Mr Saneem called for...

‘Big Guns’: Top Funding for FijiFirst

The FijiFirst party has been mostly funded by “big guns” of the local business community. This, according to Labasa businessman Charan Jeath Singh who claimed he received a list yesterday containing the names of donors from the Fijian Elections Office (FEO) after he made a formal request. He said he could not release a copy...

16th September

Ratu Epenisa on 2022 polls: I will not stand

I have no political aspiration and I won’t contest the 2022 elections, says Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA) president Ratu Epenisa Cakobau. The Bau chief has been instrumental in getting the party’s affairs in order after two factions claimed legitimacy following a court ruling that the election of the party president and his deputy were...

15th September

Rare win for a woman in Bougainville election

A 29 year old has become just the second woman to win an open seat in the Bougainville parliament. Theonila Roka Matbob’s Ioro constituency in central Bougainville includes the Panguna mine within its boundaries. The university graduate, who is a relative of Bougainville’s first president, Joseph Kabui, beat 15 men to win the seat. The Post...

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