Region: Namibia

Samherji admits compliance failures in Namibia but denies bribery

The Icelandic fishing company at the centre of an alleged bribes-for-fishing quota scheme in Namibia has apologised for failing to properly monitor the risks associated with hiring consultants in the country.

22 June 2021

US State Department sanctions ex-Namibian officials embroiled in Fishrot scandal

15 June 2021

Namibia requests extradition of Samherji execs from Iceland in bribery case

Three executives at Icelandic fishing company Samherji could be extradited to Namibia to face corruption charges linked to the Fishrot scandal, according to reports.

27 April 2021

Norway drops Fishrot-linked corruption investigation into DNB

Authorities investigated allegations that DNB facilitated millions in potentially illicit payments on behalf of an Icelandic fishing company.

12 February 2021

Namibia investigates Tanzanian oil company for alleged bribery

29 October 2020

Samherji CEO steps aside amid corruption investigation

15 November 2019

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