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Search on for 43 missing in Niger boat accident

14 February 2019, 7:04 PM

Rescue teams, fishermen, navy and police experts were searching Thursday for 43 people, most from Benin, missing after an overloaded boat bringing them to a market capsized in the Niger River, authorities said. The vessel foundered as it was battered by powerful winds in Sambera district, southwestern Niger early Wednesday morning, sinking just 200 metres […]

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E Cape fishermen to receive farming licenses

15 December 2018, 10:34 AM

More than 5-thousand small-scale fishermen from villages in and around Port St John’s will receive fish farming licenses and training.

Receding Malawi lake lays bare cost of climate change

27 November 2018, 6:12 AM

Just four months ago, the fishing harbour at Kachulu on the western shores of Lake Chilwa in Malawi was bustling with fishermen and traders haggling over the catch of the day.

16 fishermen ‘missing’ after clashes on Uganda/Congo lake

9 July 2018, 7:21 PM

Sixteen Congolese fishermen are missing on Lake Edward, which is shared by Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, after deadly clashes between the Ugandan navy and DRC armed forces, a Congolese official said on Monday.

Kenyan fishermen win millions in landmark case

4 May 2018, 7:23 AM

Activists hailed a Kenyan court for ordering that almost 5,000 fishermen at a 14th century World Heritage Site receive millions in compensation for the loss of traditional fishing rights due to the construction of a major port.

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