Namibia: Tunacor Throws Lifeline to Retrenched Fishermen

The Tunacor Group has offered employment to 180 fishermen who were retrenched by Namsov in 2015.

In December last year, government started negotiations with the fishing industry to secure work for the retrenched fishermen who were laid off after Namsov’s quota was slashed by then fisheries minister Bernhard Esau.

It also resulted in Bidvest Namibia Fisheries, then majority owner of Namsov, selling its business to the Tunacor Group.

Daniel Imbili, the president of the Namibia Fishing Industries and…


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