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"The new catastrophic risks to Fijian sovereignty" (Fiji Day, 10 October 2014)

The new catastrophic risks to Fijian sovereignty
Professor Wadan Narsey (Fiji Day, 10 October 2014)

Some are describing the election of the Bainimarama Government on the 17 September 2014 as the “dawn of a new era” and who knows, it may turn out that way if Fiji miraculously sees the emergence of a genuinely transparent and accountable government that we have seen no trace of, over the last eight years. 3,514 more words

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"The Final Count in the 2014 Elections". The Fiji Times, 23 Sep 2014

The Final Results of the Fiji 2014 Elections
Professor Wadan Narsey (FT 23 Sep. 2014)

By the morning of Monday 22 September 2014, the Elections Office put out the final counts of the September 17 Fiji Elections (as well as the detailed results from each of the polling stations). 568 more words

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Bainimarama sworn in as Fiji's Prime Minister

Fiji’s former military leader Frank Bainimarama has been sworn in as prime minister of the Pacific nation after an emphatic election win.

Mr Bainimarama and his FijiFirst Party secured 32 out of the 50 seats in parliament and an outright majority, the election office said. 241 more words


Fiji elections: Bainimarama goes from coup-maker to democratically elected leader

Here is a link to my op-ed for The Conversation. I suggest that the complexities of Fiji’s situation can be approached by understanding the complexities of Bainimarama himself. 33 more words