Fishing

Retrenched fishermen to get jobs back

3 days 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 tenure of former minister Bernhardt Esau will in no uncertain...

Fisheries federation wants assurances

6 days 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 Fishrot bribery scandal involving horse-mackerel quotas.In light of damning television...

Retrenched fishermen narrate ordeal

1 week 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 Namibian Sun. He and about 400 others became sacrificial...

Cabinet shoulders fishing quotas burden

1 week 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 has been tainted by the so-called Fishrot scandal.With former fisheries...

Icelandic, Russian captains appear for illegal fishing

3 weeks ago - 22 November 2019 | Fishing

JEMIMA BEUKES Icelandic and Russian fishing boat captains have appeared in the Walvis Bay Magistrate’s Court for illegal fishing in Namibian waters.Police spokesperson Chief Inspector Kauna Shikwambi said the suspects are both...

Another Fishgate 'kingpin' falls

3 weeks 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 bush for corruption'

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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 fishing sector

3 weeks 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...

Fishing quotas under scrutiny

4 weeks ago - 15 November 2019 | Fishing

President Hage Geingob and acting fisheries minister Albert Kawana will meet next week to discuss the credibility of the fishing quota allocation process, as well...

Fishing

Namibia on its way to...

5 months ago - 20 June 2019 | Fishing

STAFF REPORTER The first public consultative meeting of the inter-ministerial blue economy committee will take place today. The meeting will be take place at the...

Oceans under threat

6 months ago - 11 June 2019 | Fishing

Marine resources Bernhardt Esau has condemned incidences of overfishing in international waters, saying these activities, carried out by distant fishing nations, should by totally banned.Esau...

The rise of aquaculture

8 months ago - 11 April 2019 | Fishing

From 2 to 4 April, hundreds of aquatic animal experts gathered in Santiago, Chile for the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) Global Conference on...

Ompumbwe yoohi okwa tegelelwa yi...

8 months ago - 10 April 2019 | Fishing

Okuza momasiku 2 sigo ga 4 gaApiili nuumvo aatseyinawa kombinga yiinamwenyo yomomeya oya gongala moSantiago, Chile, nokukutha ombinga momutumba gwoWorld Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)...

Split views on ministry’s performance...

9 months ago - 05 March 2019 | Fishing

JANA-MARI SMITH The responsibility to manage Namibia’s rich bio-diverse coastal and riverine waters is a challenging task that has experts split on how well that...

Gendev gears up to...

9 months ago - 05 March 2019 | Fishing

Gendev, which prides itself as the first ever, in the history of Namibia, to open a state-of-the-art horse mackerel onshore processing plant, has a long...

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