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Child hygiene promoters attend symposium

SIXTY-three children in the Rakiraki area attended the first-ever symposium on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) at Penang Sangam School last Friday in a bid to encourage children’s participation in this platform. SCF chief executive...

WOWS Kids Fiji host thanksgiving service

WOWS Kids Fiji hosted a thanksgiving service today to the mark the end of Childhood Cancer awareness month. The service was held at the Pacific Tertiary Evangelistic Centre at Grantham Road in Suva. Team leader Viola Lesi said this was an important day as they remembered the children who had lost their lives to this...

Bai emotional about children’s turnout at clinic

IT was an emotional moment for Rugby Academy Fiji founder Seremaia Bai after about 200 children showed up at the Rugby Academy of Fiji Milo Tag Rugby Festival at Albert Park in Suva. The tournament featured teams from all over the Suva area competing in a game of tag rugby with five boys’ grade and...

24th August

Kids learn rugby skills

RUGBY Academy Fiji Milo Holiday Clinic drew in a large crowd of young rugby enthusiasts during its one-week program at the Albert Park in Suva. Rugby Academy Fiji founder Seremaia Bai said the rugby clinic teaches the kids more than just rugby. “It is always nice to see the kids coming in and enjoying themselves,...

22nd August

Studying in church, shed since 2016

SINCE December 2016, students of Laucala District School have used two church buildings and a shed as classrooms because new school buildings, damaged by landslide have not been constructed. As a result, the students of Dreketi Village on Qamea, Taveuni, had had to share spaces in the two church buildings. The old school building was...

Pastors query State decision on school chaplains

MINISTERS and leaders of the Methodist Church in Fiji are urging the Government to be consistent with its decisions following its commitment to remove chaplains from State-owned schools. A church minister said at the annual church conference that if schools, as institutions of the State, were subject to such changes then why wasn’t the same...

21st August

Government tops up students’ bus cards for third term

BEFORE the start of the third term of school, the Ministry of Education says it has successfully topped up Government-subsidised eTransport cards for students (blue cards). Assistant Minister for Education Ashneel Sudhakar said students carrying the blue eTransport cards needed to get the balance loaded onto their cards using the “redeem function” on any eTicekting...

Methodist Church to review Sunday school lessons

THE Methodist Church in Fiji will work on reviewing the Sunday school lessons for children and youths. This issue was discussed yesterday during the annual church conference where the youth department of the church made a presentation. During the presentation, it was highlighted that the number of children who were part of the Sunday school now...

Vugakoto’s dream come true

YOUNGEST of the lot, Ratu Veremalua Vugakoto says it is a dream come true to be picked in the final 2019 Rugby World Cup squad after a tough two months of fighting for a spot with the 42-member Flying Fijians extended squad. The 21-year-old hooker said he knew the responsibility that lay ahead of him...

20th August

Basketball clinic aimed at encouraging kids on the importance of staying healthy

THE Hoops for Health Basketball clinic organized by Basketball Fiji drew in many children from around the Suva area in its attempt to raise awareness against non-communicable diseases. The clinic is being held at the Damodar City car park and will end on Thursday. Program organizer Kenneth Taliu said  the program was aimed at encouraging kids...

19th August

Talks underway to merge school tournaments

AN idea of merging the Vodafone Super Deans Rugby Championship and Vodafone Rugby Kaji Festival finals was discussed unofficially by the two unions during the Fiji National Kaji Rugby Festival in Sigatoka last week. Under the sponsorship of Vodafone for both competitions and assisted by the Fiji Rugby Union, the Fiji Secondary Schools Rugby Union...

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