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Koro's Blog – November 2009 Archive (2)

Teacher on sex charge

A TEACHER charged with indecently assaulting students has been warned to stay away from the school for his own safety.

In court, Ranjishwar Prasad, the principal of Rabi High School, denied charges of indecently annoying and assaulting eight students.

Police prosecutor Sergeant Khalid Hassan told the court Mr Prasad's life could be in jeopardy if he returned to the island school.

Mr Hassan said the situation was tense on Rabi island and there were fears of… Continue

Added by koro on November 19, 2009 at 7:19am — 2 Comments

TB fear for Rabi

BANABANS living on Rabi Island in the North have some of the highest tuberculosis rates in the world.

Tamavua Hospital TB consultant Dr William Kaitani said in contrast to the small island population, the number of TB patients was high.

The Health Ministry embarked on a TB control program and awareness last year after recognising the infectious lung disease was endemic on the island.

"Of course the need for awareness is paramount," Dr Kaitani said. "We screened… Continue

Added by koro on November 4, 2009 at 6:43am — 1 Comment


Visiting Rabi and Ocean Island

Started by brian russell in Banaban Issues. Last reply by Stacey King Apr 16, 2020. 7 Replies

Homecoming to Banaba

Started by Christina Maree Buchanan in Banaban Issues Jun 27, 2019. 0 Replies

Slides of Banaba from the 1960's

Started by Dominic Kaukas in Banaban Issues. Last reply by Stacey King Jun 13, 2019. 1 Reply



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