Kaila News

18th July

FNU student association geared up for 2019 Open Day

THE Fiji National University Students Association (FNUSA) is all geared up to host visitors at their FNU Open Day 2019 starting today. The association wants to ensure all secondary school students are not only provided...

17th July

Church raises concern on the removal of school chaplains

THE Methodist Church in Fiji and Rotuma has raised serious questions over Government’s intentions to remove chaplains from state-owned schools beginning next year. In an interview with this newspaper, the church’s general secretary, the Rev Ili Vunisuwai, said in a meeting with the Ministry of Education last month, permanent secretary for Education Ministry Alison Burchell...

Dire need for counsellors in schools, says Minister Akbar

THERE is a dire need for counsellors in Fiji’s schools, Minister for Education Rosy Akbar has admitted. In an interview with this newspaper, Ms Akbar revealed all schools in the country were short of counsellors. She said the ministry was working closely with three counselling bodies. “The three counselling bodies that we are engaged with...

16th July

20 youths to travel to Japan on cultural exchange program

TWENTY youths from Fiji will leave for Oita, Japan, to be part of a cultural exchange program in October later this year. Youth and Sports Minister Praveen Kumar said in an interview in Suva today that they were processing the applications. He said once that was done, they would make an announcement on the successful...

Fiji U20 rep Naqiri makes granny proud

A BABY boy left in the care of his grandmother when the parents parted ways 20 years ago is today the pride of his family and a promising future Fijian rugby player. Soft-spoken and shy Jone Naqiri, 20, of Wailevu Village, Waimaro, Naitasiri, is a typical iTaukei young man who will only speak when spoken...

14th July

Suva Kaji ready for Central Division rugby festival

THE Suva Kaji Rugby team members are ready to compete in the Vodafone Central Division Kaji Rugby Festival next week. President Taniela Naiteqe said this competition set a platform for the teams to qualify for the Vodafone Kaji Rugby Festival that will be held in Sigatoka on the first week of the second term holidays....

Family fun day raises funds for the school

ADI Cakobau School in Sawani, Naitasiri yesterday held its family fun day at Furnival Park in Toorak, Suva. School Parents and Teachers Association president Lasarusa Turaga said the event was also attended by parents and former scholars of the school. “This is a day for students, old scholars and parents to just come here and...

13th July

FSSRU Eastern Zone: St John’s College through to the finals

THE St John’s College U19 rugby team from Cawaci has stamped their position in the Fiji Secondary School Eastern Zone rugby finals next week. This after the boys from Levuka defeated QVS 23-12. They will play RKS at the ANZ Stadium in Suva next weekend.

FSSRU Southern Zone: Nasinu U17 boys downs Grammar to go top seed

NASINU Secondary School came from behind to upset Suva Grammar School 31-26 and go top seed into the national quarterfinals during the Fiji Secondary School Rugby Union Southern Zone finals at Bidesi ground today. Trailing 12-19 three second-half tries compared to Grammar’s one, was enough to turn the tide for the boys from Delainamasi. “It...

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