Fishing

NGO fears losses after quota allocation

4 days ago - 16 October 2020 | Fishing

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKA Lüderitz-based community trust, Eshisha Development and Reconciliation Organisation, fears financial losses over a small fishing quota allocation after it participated in the recent auction spearheaded by the finance ministry.The non-governmental organisation paid N$75...

Fishcor

1 week ago - 09 October 2020 | Fishing

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKThe National Fishing Corporation (Fishcor) has applied to be considered in the allocation of fishing quotas, and wants its status as the recipient of the ‘development objectives’ quotas restored.The application...

Kawana slams fishing's 'John Walkers'

1 week ago - 08 October 2020 | Fishing

ERWIN LEUSCHNERSWAKOPMUNDFisheries minister Albert Kawana has accused actors in the fishing industry of having become millionaires and leading luxurious lifestyles while their workers live in poverty.“Some of you are Johnnie Walker Specials who came to...

Seaflower boss blasts Kawana

1 week ago - 07 October 2020 | Fishing

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEK Fisheries minister Albert Kawana has demanded evidence from fishing executives accusing him of favouring those close to him during the recent auction of government's fishing quota for development...

Search on for Fishcor acting CEO

1 week ago - 07 October 2020 | Fishing

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe search is on for a new acting CEO at the National Fishing Corporation (Fishcor), after its former acting CEO David Ngalangi was removed for his alleged role in assisting an alleged fugitive to...

‘Vetting’ delays fish quota allocation

2 weeks ago - 02 October 2020 | Fishing

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe allocation of fish quotas to new rights holders is being held up by a verification process which tries to establish, among other things,...

Quota auction disaster

2 weeks ago - 01 October 2020 | Fishing

STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEKA series of schoolboy errors has led to a massive failure of the government’s recent fish quota auction, which netted the state a paltry...

Nghipunya's future at Fishcor under discussion

1 month - 16 September 2020 | Fishing

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe future of suspended National Fishing Corporation of Namibia (Fishcor) CEO Mike Nghipunya is currently under discussion, board chairperson Mihe Gaomab II has informed...

Fishcor chair condemns Seaflower deals

1 month - 10 September 2020 | Fishing

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe newly appointed board chairperson of the National Fishing Corporation of Namibia, Mihe Gaomab II, has condemned agreements entered into by the company's subsidiary,...

Floodgates open for quota 'middlemen'

1 month - 02 September 2020 | Fishing

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe government has confirmed there is nothing holding back the winning bidders of its “governmental objectives” quotas from profiting by reselling the hake, horse...

Govt wrestles quota mandate from Fishcor

1 month - 25 August 2020 | Fishing

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEKGovernment has to find a transparent and credible system to replace the National Fishing Corporation of Namibia (Fishcor) as the beneficiary of its...

Govt threatened over fishing quota auction

1 month - 24 August 2020 | Fishing

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe People's Litigation Centre (PLC) has threatened to drag the fisheries ministry to the High Court to review a decision by minister Albert Kawana...

Fishing

Govt eyes over N$300m from...

2 months ago - 19 August 2020 | Fishing

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe ministry of fisheries is expecting upwards of N$300 million from the auctioning of “governmental objectives” fishing quotas that had been previously been dished...

Samherji begs for release of...

2 months ago - 14 August 2020 | Fishing

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKIcelandic firm Samherji, which is at the centre of the Fishrot bribery scandal, has asked Namibian authorities to release its fishing vessel Heinaste, which...

Fishing quota auction storm grows

2 months ago - 14 August 2020 | Fishing

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKGovernment's decision to auction off its fishing quota, and then use the proceeds to finance its efforts to fight the Covid-19 pandemic is continuing...

Govt quota auction sparks 'second...

2 months ago - 11 August 2020 | Fishing

LEANDREA LOUWWALVIS BAYFishing industry players are worried that the country will be plunged into another Fishrot scandal if the government auctions its fishing quotas for...

'Feed the hungry with fish'

2 months ago - 06 August 2020 | Fishing

ADOLF KAURESWAKOPMUNDCommunity activist and member of the Swakopmund Citizens Association (SCA), Jade McClune, recently urged the government to donate fish parcels to every Namibian household...

'Kawana forcing us into sex...

2 months ago - 24 July 2020 | Fishing

OTIS FINCKWALVIS BAYEmployees at a Walvis Bay fish factory are begging fisheries minister Albert Kawana to hand the company a fishing quota or they will...

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