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Two more in the dock for Fishrot scandal

Two more in the dock for Fishrot scandal

Two accused have been added to the current line-up of Fishrot accused. Otneel Shuudifonya and Phillipus Mwapopi arrived at the offices of the Anti-Corruption Commission in Windhoek on Tuesday, accompanied by their lawyer Milton Engelbrecht. Warrants of arrest have been issued several days ago. Shuudifonya works for the Otjozondjupa Regional Council and Mwapopi is employed […]

Fishrot vessel “Heinaste” sold to Tunacor Group

Fishrot vessel “Heinaste” sold to Tunacor Group

The midwater trawl vessel “Heinaste”, which was arrested late in 2019 by Namibia’s Attorney-General, following the #Fishrot scandal, has been sold to Tunacor Group for approximately N$275 million. The money will remain deposited into a State protected fund, pending the outcome of the criminal trial faced by the #Fishrot accused. In the last months of […]

#Fishrot: Workers demand Fishcor Board dismissed and arrested

#Fishrot:  Workers demand Fishcor Board dismissed and arrested

Eileen van der Schyff A number of workers of the National Fishing Corporation (Fishcor), a subsidiary Seaflower Lobster Corporation and joint venture Seaflower Whitefish Corporation are giving the Acting Minister Fisheries  and Marine Resources, Albert Kawana, and the Minister of Public Enterprises, Leon Jooste, until Friday 13 March to remove all directors of the Corporation. […]

Behind the scenes at #Fishrot

Behind the scenes at #Fishrot

Floris Steenkamp Namibia’s Prosecutor-General Martha Imalwa provided a brief back-office glimpse on namibia’s #Fishrot scandal. The #Fishrot scandal involves alleged bribes for fishing quotas which has several people in deep trouble with the law, including former fisheries minister Bernhard Esau and former Attorney-General Sackey Shangala. To read more: pick up your copy of the Namib Times […]

Another arrested in connection of bribe in fishrot case

Another arrested in connection of bribe in fishrot case

The Anti-Corruption Commission have arrested another suspect in connection with the bribe attempt of one of the investigating officers in the Fishrot case in exchange for the ATM cards which belongs to two of the people charged in the Fishrot corruption case. The 47-year-old…. To read more: pick up your copy of the Namib Times at […]

Another #fishrot arrest

Another #fishrot arrest

One of Fishrot-six hire person to try and make bank cards “disappear” Namibia’s Fishrot scandal gained a new depth, with yet another person arrested in this international bribes for fish quotas scandal. On Monday, the Anti-Corruption Commission arrest Jason…… To read more: pick up your copy of the Namib Times at any retail outlet in […]

What sits behind the failure of Government quota auction?

What sits behind the failure of Government quota auction?

The auction of Government fishing quotas has ended in an embarrassing episode for fisheries minister Albert Kawana. The auction raised N$8,46 million [the auction was supposed to raise N$627 million had all bidders honoured their financial commitment]. The reason for the auction’s failure was described yesterday as “cocktail of troubles”. Firstly, Government’s persistent [and rapidly] […]