Speak up, speak out – Ali

AT 70, Shamima Ali says she is still the brunt of crude and lewd jokes because of her fierce determination to ensure every Fijian woman, girl and child gets to realise and enjoy their basic...

Mere Roden, left, and Joshko Wakaniyasi. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU

Fiji loses a true son

An inspirational leader, a passionate advocate for the special needs community and an individual who pushed boundaries and shattered glass ceilings for persons with disabilities are just some of the many words used to describe the late Joshco Wakaniyasi. Joshco, as he was commonly known, was the executive director of the Spinal Injury Association of...

22nd March

Local economy to benefit

THE $15.4million rehabilitation of nine schools damaged by tropical cyclones Ana and Yasa funded by the Australian Government is expected to benefit the local economy as local suppliers, contractors and people will be engaged during construction. Australian High Commission chargĂ© d’affaires John Williams said they had included quotations for the hiring of locals in the...