Nauru President faces phosphate bribery allegations
Published: Tuesday, 09 June 2015
Baron Waqa’s office has denied that money was transferred between Getax and Nauruan politicians to secure a phosphate supply in 2008, a time of great prices volatility in agriminerals.
Baron Waqa the president of the small
pacific island nation of Nauru, is being investigated by the
Australian Federal Police over accusations that he accepted an
Australian dollar (A$) 60,000 ($45,836*) bribe from a phosphate
dealer to secure a cheap supply of the agrimineral.
The Australian state broadcaster,...