Fishing

Regions with fewest fish quotas revealed

2 days ago - 01 June 2020 | Fishing

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEKFisheries minister Albert Kawana last Friday said he has discovered that Zambezi, Omaheke and the two Kavango regions have systematically benefitted the least from fishing quota allocations.He did not reveal the regions that...

New applicants get 53% of fishing quotas

5 days ago - 29 May 2020 | Fishing

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKEighty-one old fishing right holders have been handed new fishing quotas, while new 104 applicants have also gotten the nod, fisheries minister...

Don't penalise old fishing rights holders - AG

1 month - 08 April 2020 | Fishing

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe attorney-general has advised fisheries minister Albert Kawana that old fishing rights holders should not be discriminated against when new rights are issued.Kawana recently wrote to the AG to seek advice on the allocation...

Samherji’s Fishrot boss back on job

2 months ago - 01 April 2020 | Fishing

CATHERINE SASMANWINDHOEKThe Icelandic company implicated in the Namibian Fishrot scandal, Samherji, last week announced that its disgraced former CEO, Thorsteinn Már Baldvinsson, would return to the company as co-CEO.Baldvinsson was asked to step aside late...

Fishrot:Nghipunya'scontract underscrutiny

2 months ago - 20 March 2020 | Fishing

OGONE TLHAGEWindhoekThe ministry of public enterprises has asked for a legal opinion, as it weighs its options regarding the contract of suspended Fishing Corporation of Namibia (Fishcor) CEO Mike Nghipunya.Nghipunya, who was arrested in February,...

Russian company dumps Heinaste

3 months ago - 12 February 2020 | Fishing

Samherji's plans to sell the Heinaste fishing vessel to a Russian-linked company fell through following the vessel's seizure by the Namibian police last week. ...

Samherji offers olive branch

3 months ago - 07 February 2020 | Fishing

OGONE TLHAGE Icelandic fishing company Samherji said before its divestment exercise is completed in Namibia, it would attempt...

Govt to fix 'Esau' fishing law

4 months ago - 28 January 2020 | Fishing

Acting fisheries minister Albert Kawana has confirmed that the government will be reversing amendments to the Marine Resources Act that gave his predecessor Bernhardt Esau...

Retrenched fishermen to get jobs back

5 months ago - 12 December 2019 | Fishing

Acting fisheries minister Albert Kawana says all the workers who lost their jobs due to Namsov losing its fishing quota under dubious circumstances during the...

Fisheries federation wants assurances

5 months ago - 09 December 2019 | Fishing

The chairperson of the Federation of Fishing Associations Matti Amukwa says he would like to see acting fisheries minister Albert Kawana create stability following the...

Retrenched fishermen narrate ordeal

5 months ago - 06 December 2019 | Fishing

“My car was repossessed by the bank as I could no longer honour my payment obligations,” Sylvester Mbadi, a former employee of Namsov, has told...

Cabinet shoulders fishing quotas burden

5 months ago - 05 December 2019 | Fishing

Acting fisheries minister Albert Kawana will seek cabinet guidance on whether or not to proceed with the allocation of fishing rights, amidst fears the process...

Fishing

Another Fishgate 'kingpin' falls

6 months ago - 21 November 2019 | Fishing

Fishcor board chairperson James Hatuikulipi has resigned from the state-owned fishing enterprise amid the ongoing fallout over an alleged bribery scandal involving hundreds of millions...

'We didn't go to the...

6 months ago - 20 November 2019 | Fishing

Attorney-general and acting fisheries minister Albert Kawana says the liberation struggle was never about self-enrichment, while strongly hinting at the betrayal of those who are...

Icelanders fed with bribery loot

6 months ago - 20 November 2019 | Fishing

While Namibians have faced drought, hunger and poverty over the years, Iceland's biggest seafood company Samherji fed thousands of that country's residents for free at...

Blue economy in spotlight

6 months ago - 20 November 2019 | Fishing

The fisheries ministry on Monday commenced a two-day high-level expert policy dialogue on the blue economy, climate and environmental sustainability.The dialogue, which ended yesterday, was...

Whistleblower spills more beans

6 months ago - 19 November 2019 | Fishing

Jóhannes Stefánsson, the Icelandic fishing executive who says he facilitated N$150 million in bribes for Namibian politicians and officials in exchange for gaining access to...

HAFA adds value to the...

6 months ago - 19 November 2019 | Fishing

ADOLF KAURE The Hanganeni Artisanal Fishing Association (HAFA) is one of the few member-based associations that were established with the help of the ministry of...

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