The Puppet with his iPad. Conclusive proof of the ineptness of the Prime Minister and his total dependence on the words fed to him by Qorvis and the AG. This interview with Sky News is an embarrassment for Frank Bainimarama and for every Fijian. Because we now know - if we didn't know already - why he has always been so dependent on Aiyaz … [Read more...] about # A NATIONAL EMBARRASSMENT
There is something deeply cynical about a government that writes a speech for our Head of State that is mostly in the first person and is riddled with personal references and yet he had nothing whatsoever to do with. The President’s speech opening the parliament is written by Qorvis on the instructions of the AG and is approved by him. I know this … [Read more...] about # A PUPPET HEAD OF STATE
The snap decision by the Chair of the Electoral Commission, Suresh Chandra, to resign amid allegations of misuse of legal trust funds has presented the Minister Responsible for Elections, Aiyaz Sayed Khaiyum, with an almighty headache. The pool of people who can be appointed Chair is extremely shallow. And with the nation poised to dive into … [Read more...] about # A POISONED CHALICE
If anyone is wondering why the Fijian media hasn't reported the details of my reporting of the Prime Minister's secret role in the sacking of the Solicitor General, his alleged action in shutting down a police drug investigation into a close family member or his Attorney General's alleged behaviour in inviting his female staff to give him massages … [Read more...] about # A MEDIA GAGGED. A NATION IN IGNORANCE
Astonishing details are emerging of the secret role played by the Prime Minister, Frank Bainimarama, in the removal of the Solicitor General, Sharvada Sharma, which has triggered a constitutional crisis in Fiji months out from the 2022 election. The circumspection and fear of retribution that usually keeps the mouths of insiders firmly … [Read more...] about # SECRETS AND SKELETONS. THE INSIDE STORY.
Frank Bainimarama cannot have a formal meeting with anyone of consequence without it being fully scripted for him, which is why his iPad or a set of notes comes between him and anyone who sits down with him, as in these pictures from COP26. It is the way in which Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum maintains total control over the Prime Minister. Because … [Read more...] about # THE VENTRILOQUIST AND HIS DUMMY