Villagers’ new lease of life

Shelvin Karan at the bauxite stockpile area in Navakasiga, Bua where operations have slowed down. Picture: SERAFINA SILAITOGA

NEW vehicles and improved sanitation are fruits of royalty and lease payments for bauxite landowners in Bua. While many have spoken against the bauxite mining and the issue turned into a political football by politicians, the landowners are happy their living standards have improved. Vilikesa Kaidawa Jr, who spoke on behalf of the biggest landowning […]

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