Obituary: James Brown 1933-2006

James Brown died early on the morning of Monday December 25 at the age of 73. He was admitted to Atlanta’s Emory Crawford Long Hospital for pneumonia and died of a heart failure. Brown will be best remembered for laying down the foundations of soul and funk which provided the roots for modern day hip […]

Military coup in Fiji

The Fijian military has overthrown the government of Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase. Military head Commodore Frank Bainimarama has declared himself interim President and appointed military doctor Jona Senolagakali as Prime Minister. This is the nation’s fourth coup in 19 years.