Kaila

16th December

Parents must be aware of their children’s whereabouts: Police

IT is the responsibility of every parent to be aware of their children’s whereabouts this festive season, police has warned. Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro issued the warning in response to concerns raised by some people on the...

15th December

A role model: Those who grab opportunities will succeed

LIFE is full of challenges and opportunities, only those who grab those opportunities and overcome struggles will succeed in life. This advice was given to Dr Amar Singh by his father, while growing up at their sugarcane farming settlement in Kabisi, Sigatoka, many years ago. And it happened that he took on this advice seriously...

Typhoid risk warning: 31 confirmed cases as Health Minister reassures outbreak under control

YOUNG Fijians are at high risk of contracting typhoid after an outbreak in Naitasiri, the Health Ministry warns. After the outbreak in Naitasiri last week, Health Minister Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete said they had recorded 31 confirmed and 14 suspected cases in young Fijians and those between the ages of 30-40 years. Dr Waqainabete said the...

Nailaga teams show clasas, Tuwai optimistic

RENOWNED for producing Fijian football stars, the youths of Nailaga, Ba, have opted for rugby 7s as a way to secure a better future. Nailaga is well known in the football arena and now some of their young men are playing rugby. For the past two years, the Nailaga under-19 rugby 7s team has been...

Ratu Filise exposes young ruggers

KNOWN as the rugby factory, the Namatakula Village-based Ratu Filise club exposed its young talents in the Cuvu Collegian Rugby 7s tournament. The under-13 rugby side lost to Young Lions of Suva in the semi-final but team manager Peniasi Max Vivalawa said the boys were content with their performance. Some of the big names produced...

Breeding stars: Fiji’s future rugby reps on show

FIJI is blessed with a lot of young rugby 7s talents which was on display at the home of rugby in Nadroga for the past two days. Hundreds of young rugby players from under-13 to U19 showcased their talents in their quest to win the top awards on offer at the Cuvu Collegian Rugby 7s Festival. The famous Waisale...

14th December

Cuvu Collegian 7s: Sigatoka Young Boys crowned champs

SIGATOKA Young Boys was crowned the champions of the Cuvu Collegian 7s under 17 competition at Lawaqa Park this afternoon. Laced with  village boys from Sigatoka, the  side  defeated  Momi Tigers 15-5  in a hard  fought final. Team coach Ratu Meli Kurisaru commended his troops for their effort having won all their games throughout the...

Fijian boys ready for world tourney

THE Rugby Academy of Fiji under-18 team is expecting a tough match against the New Zealand School Boys side in their first match today in the World Schools 7s tournament in New Zealand. RAF coach Seremaia Bai said his players had acclimatised well in Auckland after they drew in a friendly match against Tonga yesterday....

11th December

15 youngsters to be part of model UN program in China

FIFTEEN youngsters will be part of a model United Nations program in China next January. The students are from International School Nadi and will have an opportunity to engage in discourse involving global events and affairs. Co-ordinator and school deputy head Hannah Uluinakauvadra said the model United Nations program was an annual event organised by...

10th December

Suva library hosts 60-plus children to educational activities

THE Suva City Carnegie Library in Suva hosted more than 60 children today for a wide range of fun and educational activities. Library assistant and activity coordinator Meredani Qasi said the week-long event aimed at educating children on the importance of being a member of the library. “As we all know that we are in...

E-Edition