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FARMERS on Rabi island face major challenges of marketing their products to Viti Levu.
As a result, the Banaban Child Welfare has set up plans to work with the island council to help farmers market their products outside Rabi.
Welfare officer Radhika Teaoka said earning good income was a problem for many families and the lack of marketing opportunities did not help.
"We have had consultations with villagers and…Continue
AAM Tawanang tried to coax Opaia Beia Karutake, her 15-year-old son, to go home on Tuesday afternoon. The Central College Lautoka fourth former politely refused.
She returned home alone and that would be the last time she would see him alive.
On Wednesday morning, she received word that Opaia had passed away, the victim of a tragic car accident.
"I went and begged him to come home on Tuesday afternoon but he kept saying 'later mum…Continue
TANUA Willie keeps staring at the brand-new guitar he bought for his guitarist son, Tabuia Tanua.
Sadly, he will never get to hear Tabuia play again.
"He was self taught, music just flowed through him, nobody taught him music, it was a part of his life," Mr Willie said.
The 25-year-old musician, student pilot and entrepreneur was tragically killed when he lost control of the vehicle he was driving in the early…Continue
THREE members of an extended family are dead and a fourth is fighting for her life at Lautoka Hospital after a late-night joyride ended tragically for a group of youths.
Dead are final-year student pilot Tabuia Tanua, 25, third former Opaia Karutake, 15, and Esther Boteie, 20, a first-year trainee teacher at the Fiji National University. Dr Arun Murari of Lautoka Hospital confirmed that fifth former Eribereta Teariki, 17, was critically injured and…Continue
Three people from the same clan in Fiji including a 16-year-old have died in a single vehicle road accident in the early hours of today.
Four others were also on the three-tonne truck when it went off the road, into a ditch and slammed into a rain tree at the Nacovi junction near the western city of Lautoka at about 5am.
All seven were of the same clan in Calcutta Street, Lautoka.
Police Director Traffic, Assistant Superintendent Mahesh Mishra said while the…