Frank Bainimarama, the Pacific nation's former prime minister, is facing allegations of abuse of authority, the country's prosecution has said. The charges come months after he was voted out of office.
People's Alliance Party head Sitiveni Rabuka defeated the incumbent Frank Bainimarama by one vote. Previously, the two leaders have led their own military coups.
Leaders of two separate military coups both hope to secure parliamentary majority in Fiji, with the outcome likely determining the nation's policy towards China.
14 Jun 2022
Fijian Defense Minister Inia Seruiratu said his country was threatened more by climate change than the geopolitical competition in the region. Fiji has borne the costly impact of several cyclones in recent years.