Shailendra Bahadur Singh
Shailendra Bahadur Singh is associate professor and head of journalism at the University of the South Pacific in Suva, Fiji. He was the 2022 Pacific Research Fellow at the Australian National University.
A web of alleged interventions in university business has had a cascading effect on Pacific politics.
After a first smooth change of power, forging consensus in a nation renowned for ethnic tension poses a continued test.
The island countries stand to benefit from any improvement in relations between two big development partners.