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SPECIAL REPORT: Islands Business in Suva Today is the 24th anniversary of renegade and failed businessman George Speight's coup in 2000 Fiji. The elected coalition...

RNZ Pacific Former Fiji Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has been sentenced to one year in prison, Fiji media are reporting. Bainimarama, alongside suspended Fiji Police Commissioner...

By Vijay Narayan in Suva Army commander Major-General Jone Kalouniwai has highlighted the need for the Republic of Fiji Military Forces to "redeem itself" as...

Asia Pacific Report A Fiji human rights advocacy coalition has condemned Fiji's "profoundly troubling" stance as being one of only two countries supporting continued illegal...

By Finau Fonua, RNZ Pacific journalist Fiji independence day celebrations -- "Fiji Day" -- this week was a jovial occasion with thousands of flag waving...

RNZ Pacific Fiji's Parliament has passed a motion for the coalition government to establish a Truth and Reconciliation Commission "to facilitate open and free engagement...

By Anish Chand in Lautoka The biggest danger to Fiji’s security and stability remains the possibility of another coup “when the circumstances are right”, warns...

By Shailendra Bahadur Singh in Suva Conflict and insufficient social cohesion are the biggest challenges in Fiji, and all and any efforts to mitigate and...

Pacific Journalism Review Research on climate crisis as the new target for disinformation peddlers, governance and the media, China’s growing communication influence, and journalism training...

By Arieta Vakasukawaqa in Suva “The people of Fiji don't deserve to go through another coup.” This was the view shared by Fiji Navy commander Captain...

By Shayal Devi in Suva "Our people are fed up with coups"  -- this is the message from renowned Fijian academic Professor Steven Ratuva as...

By Vijay Narayan in Suva Fiji's 2000 coup leader George Speight, who has been serving time in prison for more than 20 years, has applied...

By Iliesa Tora, RNZ Pacific journalist, and Kelvin Anthony, lead digital and social media journalist Chiefs are to serve people and not to be served,...

By Arieta Vakasukawaqa in Suva History unfolded live at the Vodafone Arena at Laucala Bay in Suva yesterday when the Methodist Church of Fiji and...

ABC Pacific Veteran Fijian journalist Netani Rika and his wife were resting in their living room when suddenly a Molotov cocktail went crashing through their...

By Shailendra Bahadur Singh in Suva Fiji’s 14 December 2022 election will go down as a momentous occasion in the nation’s history -- including for...

Pacific Media Watch Fiji's military commander stirred a wave of anxiety today with an extraordinary statement claiming concern over the "ambition and speed" of...

By Timoci Vula in Suva "Merry Christmas Fiji!" This was the message to Fiji from kingmakers Social Democratic Liberal Party (Sodelpa) management board member and MP...

ANALYSIS: By Steven Ratuva, University of Canterbury When the final election results were announced around 4pm on Sunday, many Fijians, at home and around the...

By Ravindra Singh Prasad in Suva It is an ironic fact in Fiji, a multiethnic Pacific nation of under one million people, that coups don't...

ANALYSIS: By Grant Walton, Husnia Hushang and Neelesh Gounder In 2006, Fiji’s current Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, seized power from a government that had been...

ANALYSIS: By Dominic O'Sullivan, Charles Sturt University When Fijians elect a new parliament on December 14, it is likely their votes will be counted fairly...