Friday, 14 May 2021

Fishrot

ACC investigates drought-relief rot

By Timo Shihepo | 15 April 2021 A FIRM owned by corruption-accused James Hatuikulipi and former minister of justice Sacky Shanghala allegedly scored N$3,1 million...

Fishrot stink follows Swapo

By Shinovene Immanuel | 6 April 2021 DOCUMENTS submitted to the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) show how former minister of justice Sacky Shanghala instructed a Fishrot...

Fishing with Dynamite: The Secret Scheme That Helped Namibia’s President Stay...

By Khadija Sharife (OCCRP), Mark Anderson (OCCRP), and The Namibian | 2 April 2021 A few days after Christmas in 2016, two men met in...

Aupindi’s friend in fishing ‘facilitation’ deal

By Shinovene Immanuel | 24 February 2021 BUSINESSMAN Olavi Hamutumwa's company was paid N$800 000 as a 'facilitation fee' to secure a fishing quota from...

Inside O&L’s farms-for-fish deal

By Shinovene Immanuel | 26 February 2021 WHEN one of Namibia’s wealthiest businessmen, the late Werner List, donated six of his farms to the Sam...

Aupindi linked to Fishrot payment

By Shinovene Immanuel | 19 February 2020   SWAPO member of parliament Tobie Aupindi is the latest ruling party politician to be linked to the Fishrot...

Cash buried at Hatuikulipi partner’s farm

By Sonja Smith and Shinovene Immanuel | 5 February 2021 WORKERS at a farm owned by businessman David ‘Dawie’ Moller reaped an unusual harvest towards...

Dutch seafood giant linked to Fishrot

By Parcival Weijnen and Bram Logger | 4 November 2020 THE modest office building in Valkenburg, a small town in the Dutch municipality of Katwijk,...

Questions & Answers: Adriaan (AJ) Louw

By Shinovene Immanuel | 15 October 2020 Fishing businessman Adriaan Louw had an interview with The Namibian’s Shinovene Immanuel last week on wide-ranging issues such...

Fishcor partner rejects divorce

By Shinovene Immanuel | 15 October 2020 BUSINESSMAN Adriaan (‘AJ’) Louw says he rejected the National Fishing Corporation of Namibia’s proposal to terminate a partnership...

Samherji paid Nghipondoka entities N$21m

By Shinovene Immanuel and Victoria Wolf | 11 September 2020 BRIBERY accused Icelandic seafood company Samherji paid politically connected businessman Vaino Nghipondoka’s entities around N$21...

Fishcor paid Esau’s adviser

By Eliaser Ndeyanale | 1 September 2020 THE state-owned National Fishing Corporation of Namibia (Fishcor) paid former fisheries minister Bernhard Esau’s technical adviser Stephen Mbithi...

How N$50m Fishrot quota was hijacked

By Mathias Haufiku and Tileni Mongudhi | 19 August 2020 MORE than N$51 million fisheries funds intended to uplift poor communities and to generate funds...

Lawyer’s trail of Swapo payments

By Shinovene Immanuel and Eliaser Ndeyanale | 17 August 2020 LAWYER Marén de Klerk allegedly used Fishrot money to pay for expenses linked to Swapo’s...

Investec ties haunt GIPF

By Tileni Mongudhi and Mathias Haufiku | 5 August 2020 MORE questions have been raised about the Government Institutions Pension Fund’s investment adviser, RisCura, over...

Firms deny getting Fishrot millions

By Shinovene Immanuel, Lazarus Amukeshe and Victoria Wolf | 30 July 2020 INVESTMENT firms Pointbreak Wealth Management and IJG Securities say they were not beneficiaries...

Fishrot firms transferred N$93m to investment entities

By Shinovene Immanuel, Lazarus Amukeshe and Werner Menges | 22 July 2020 TWO Namibian companies implicated in the Fishrot scandal transferred close to N$100 million...

Samherji’s fishy business

By Margot Gibbs | 21 July 2020 LEAKED documents and the affidavit of Fishrot whistleblower Johannes Stefansson suggest that seafood company Samherji used a host...