People

PEOPLE: Little dholakia

The complexity of dholak (Indian drum) playing did not hinder Arnav Chand’s little fingers from giving it a try. The belief that little children cannot play dholak perfectly was proven wrong by Arnav. Originally from...

17th September

Juice of life – Keveni starts a business to support his family

Satisfying everyone’s thirst with a refreshing chilled glass of juice on a hot sunny day is what Keveni Seru aims to do through his profession. Originally from Navola in Ra, the father of two started a juice business outside the Suva Municipal Market to support himself financially. Before all this, he was a student at...

16th September

Young and ambitious

For Releshni Artika Karan nothing is impossible if you put your mind to it and have faith in yourself to achieve your dream. She was born on July 30, 1984, in Fiji to Jai Karan and Urmila Karan. She has an elder sister, who resides in France and a younger brother, who stays in Sigatoka,...

15th September

Tuidama stays focused

While many have struggled to adjust to the new normal brought on by a global pandemic, a market vendor in Lautoka has seen the positive side of such a phenomenon. Mereani Tuidama is one of many market vendors at the Lautoka market where scores of new micro entrepreneurs have made a home for themselves after...

12th September

PEOPLE: Man walks after music healed him

Physical disability was not a reason for Emosi Diani to neglect his passion for music. Losing the ability to walk did have a tremendous impact on his life but Emosi still insisted on pursuing his deep longing to sing. The 21-year-old from Rewa said watching musical artists perform live on television motivated him to walk...

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