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MIL-Evening Report: Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: Suffrage reality check – prisoners still can’t vote

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis Assessment, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Critical Politics, CTF, DJF, Editor's Picks, Elections, English, Evening Report, General election, Human Rights, KB, Lead, Leadership, Media, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, News Media, NZ Politics, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Political freedom, Political history, Political Integrity, Political rights, Political Transition, Politics, Reportage, suffrage  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: Suffrage reality check – prisoners still can’t vote

Political Roundup: Suffrage reality check – prisoners still can’t vote by Dr Bryce Edwards. Yesterday marked 125 years to the day since women first voted in a New Zealand General Election. However, celebrations received a reality check when an inconvenient truth resurfaced in a new campaign – the fact that not all New Zealand women […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Fiji women have confidence that their gender in politics will hear their voices

By   /  November 20, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, Democracy, DJF, Elections, English, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Fiji elections, Gender, Gender politics, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Fiji women have confidence that their gender in politics will hear their voices

SODELPA’s Lynda Tabuya … “breath of fresh air” in Fiji politics. Image: Wikimedia Commons By Koroi Tadulala in Suva The role of women in every segment of society is vital and this is slowly been reflected through more women contesting political spaces in Fiji. This year recorded the highest number of women contesting the country’s […]

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MIL-Evening Report: 2018 Fiji elections – the ‘fake news’ catchphrase of this poll but beware

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, Democracy, DJF, Editor's Picks, Elections, English, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Fiji elections, IntJourn Project, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: 2018 Fiji elections – the ‘fake news’ catchphrase of this poll but beware

By Sri Krishnamurthi “Fake News” was the catch phrase of the 2018 Fiji Elections – the second democratic elections since Commodore, now Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, carried out Fiji’s fourth coup in 2006. Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama … reelected with easily the strongest personal vote in the Fiji general election but his FijiFirst party has […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Wentworth by-election payment to political parties [19 November 2018]

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Electoral Commission, CTF, DJF, Elections, English, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New South Wales, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Wentworth by-election payment to political parties [19 November 2018]

Source: Australian Electoral Commission Updated: 19 November 2018 The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) has authorised the full payment of election funding to political parties and candidates for votes received at the Wentworth by-election. The total amount of election funding for the by-election is $192,331.14. Payments have been made to all eligible parties and candidates. The […]

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MIL-Evening Report: ‘The people have spoken’ – Fiji Times comments on a split election

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, Democracy, DJF, Editorials, Elections, English, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Fiji elections, KB, Media, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: ‘The people have spoken’ – Fiji Times comments on a split election

The Fiji Times editorial … “The challenge for individual voters is to cast aside differences, and unite for a common goal, to move our nation forward.” Image: PMC screenshot EDITORIAL COMMENT: By Fred Wesley, editor-in-chief of The Fiji Times Yesterday marked the end of the 2018 Fiji General Election. It marked the end of a […]

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MIL-Evening Report: FijiFirst wins Fiji election after tightly contested race

By   /  November 18, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, Democracy, DJF, Elections, English, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Fiji elections, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: FijiFirst wins Fiji election after tightly contested race

FijiFirst leader Voreqe Bainimarama with supporters during a FijiFirst family fun day in Savusavu before the 2018 general election. Image: FijiFirst FB page By Wansolwara Staff It’s official. FijiFirst has won the 2018 general election in Fiji, raking in 227,241 votes (50.02 percent) from 2173 stations counted and securing a second four-year term in office. […]

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MIL-Evening Report: FijiFirst wins second four-year term in office in Fiji general election

By   /  November 18, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, Democracy, DJF, Election writs, Elections, English, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Fiji elections, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: FijiFirst wins second four-year term in office in Fiji general election

Diplomats, officials and party representatives today at the National Results Centre in Suva awaiting the final declaration of the Fiji general election. Image: Nanise Volau/ Wansolwara Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama’s FijiFirst party has triumphed in the general election and will govern for a second four-year term after winning most votes FFP […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Fiji’s elections chief Saneem slams 4 political parties – counting on hold

By   /  November 18, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, Democracy, DJF, Elections, English, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Fiji elections, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Fiji’s elections chief Saneem slams 4 political parties – counting on hold

The Supervisor of Elections tells four parties “not to play around with elections” and “be honest”. Image: Wansolwara By Wansolwara Staff Fiji’s Supervisor of Elections has hit out at four political parties for making claims that the tabulation process for the provisional results of the 2018 General Election was “not transparent”. Without mincing his words […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Crosbie Walsh: Fiji elections still a cliffhanger, FijiFirst hanging on

By   /  November 17, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, Democracy, DJF, Elections, English, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Fiji elections, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Crosbie Walsh: Fiji elections still a cliffhanger, FijiFirst hanging on

Fiji general election … a disappointing low voter turnout but the atrocious weather is an insufficient reason. Image: Wansolwara ANALYSIS: By Dr Crosbie Walsh With the final results from 1715 (79 percent) of the 2173 polling stations now counted, who will form the next Fiji government is still too close to call, although the trend […]

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