FISHING

Alexkor facing criminal charges over Northern Cape mining operations

Environment department lays charges against state diamond miner over use of “coffer dams”

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News | 19 January 2022

Concern over plans to cut the crayfish quota

Call for compensation for small-scale fishers

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News | 17 December 2021

Meet the woman at the centre of Port Nolloth’s crayfish trade

Rosie Malan has been working in fishing for 43 years

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Feature | 15 December 2021

Crayfish quota increased after protests by fishers

But quota to be cut again over the next two years to allow the stock to recover

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Photo Essay | 13 December 2021

Fishers march against lobster quota

Minister Barbara Creecy agrees to some of their demands

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News | 28 October 2021

Fishing communities fear their livelihoods are threatened by Karpowership plan

Gas energy generation licences approved despite environmental concerns

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News | 23 September 2021

Eastern Cape fishers celebrate chance to once again catch squid

Small-scale fisheries have been given a 15% squid quota

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News | 9 July 2021

Fish “no longer welcome” at I&J

After 100 workers go on strike company bans union’s general secretary Dale Fish

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Brief | 19 November 2020

“There are no jobs - this is how we support our families” says Kleinmond poacher

Earlier this week there were violent protests after five local men were arrested

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News | 8 October 2020

Protest in Hout Bay over payment for lobster rights

Local communities hit by collapse of global lobster trade

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News | 24 June 2020

It’s World Oceans Day: Government needs to treat fishing communities better

Thousands of people are forced to fish illegally or with recreational permits

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Opinion | 8 June 2020

Covid-19: Lockdown regulations threaten livelihoods of line fishermen

“Everybody needs the snoek run to make it through the year”

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News | 7 April 2020

Centuries old fishing method survives in False Bay

In the 1970s there were dozens of trek fishing crews. Today, there are only four left.

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Photo Essay | 28 February 2020

Eastern Cape fishers welcome issuing of fishing rights

“We have achieved this milestone after a long struggle”

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Brief | 18 November 2019

Durban lifts ban on fishing in its harbour

Port authority says use the port at your own risk because the water has not been declared fully safe

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Brief | 7 June 2019

New black fishing association launched

Chokka fishermen complain about working conditions

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Brief | 21 November 2018