Namibia’s state-owned fishing firm Fishcor has suspended its chief executive following media reports that he and other government officials conspired with Iceland’s biggest fishing company to receive kickbacks in exchange for fishing rights.
Two former ministers and four others implicated in Namibia’s biggest corruption scandal will remain in police custody until Feb.
Dr Hage Geingob has won the Namibia’s presidential election with 56.3% of the vote, according to results announced by the Electoral Commission of Namibia on Saturday.
Namibia’s incumbent President Hage Geingob has thanked his supporters for re-electing him, despite the country’s Electoral Commission having not yet finalised the results.
President Hage Geingob faced nine challengers including Panduleni Itula, a dentist-turned-politician who is a SWAPO member but running as an independent.