15th November

PM clears the air on development requests

MOST people who request government assistance expect it to be acted upon within a short span of time, Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama said. Speaking at the Tailevu Provincial Council meeting in Ucunivanua Village in Verata,...

12th November

WAF works to normalise water supply in parts of Suva

THE Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) is working to keep its major water treatment plants up and running to avoid major water disruptions in Suva. Earlier this morning, a team of officers and divers was quick to attend to a report of blockages to the major raw water intake (Cascade) to the Tamavua Water Treatment...

11th November

150th anniversary: Valuable allies of war

ITS origin was the war at Vugalei. The Bau tribes on Ovalau at that time presented whale’s teeth to the Lovoni tribes, to secure their assistance against the mountaineers of Viti Levu. The Lovoni or mountaineer tribes of Ovalau proved themselves valuable allies in that war, which was a complete success. The over-fed coast tribes...