Major fire destroys USP building

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The raging fire on the second level of the Communications Building at USP's Laucala campus in Suva could be seen from a distance as firefighters worked round-the-clock to contain the blaze. Picture: LASARUSA DONUVAKAYANUYANU/WANSOLWARA   By WANSOLWARA STAFF STAFF and students at The University of the South Pacific in Suva could only look on in shock after a major fire broke out at the Communications Building on Laucala campus early this morning. Firefighters continued to battle the raging flames even after midday today but their attempts to save much of the three-storey building from massive damage were in vain. The…

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Prison sentence for sedition

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Former SODELPA parliamentarian Mosese Bulitavu and Fiji United Freedom Party President Jagath Karunaratne. Picture:   Former SODELPA parliamentarian, Mosese Bulitavu and Fiji United Freedom Party President, Jagath Karunaratne have been handed prison sentences after they were convicted of one count of sedition by Suva Magistrate Deepika Prakash. According to local media reports, the two were found guilty of spray painting words in different places between Nausori and Suva with the seditious intention of bringing hatred and contempt or to excite disaffection against the government of Fiji. Bulitavu was sentenced to two years, five months and 13 days while Karunaratne…

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