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Added by Stacey King on September 4, 2013 at 7:59pm — No Comments
Rnzi/Pacnews Wednesday, September 04, 2013
LANDOWNER Raobeia Ken Sigrah from Banaba island in Kiribati says his people will keep fighting for compensation for the depletion of the island's phosphate resources.
The Kiribati government is still considering various claims for compensation to former workers of the British Phosphate Company in Banaba. Banabans have sought compensation for decades and while some payments have been made, local…
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Radio New Zealand International NZ Posted at 07:59 on 02 September, 2013 UTC
A landowner from Banaba island in Kiribati says his people will keep fighting for compensation for the depletion of the island’s phosphate resources. Banabans have sought compensation from countries involved in stripping the island of phosphate since the mining wound up in the late 1970s. While some payments have been made, Raobeia Ken Sigrah told Johnny Blades that he and other Banabans still feel they’re…Continue
Added by Stacey King on September 3, 2013 at 5:21pm — No Comments
RADIO NZ Posted at 07:59 on 02 September, 2013 UTC
A landowner from Banaba in Kiribati says the island’s large stocks of aggregate are a valuable resource given the threat of sea level rise in the region.
Raobeia Ken Sigrah says Banabans want to benefit from the estimated 40-million tonnes of aggregate on their island and not to get ripped off as they were by the countries that mined phosphate on the island.
He says his people still…
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