FISHING

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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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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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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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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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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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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28 February 2020

Eastern Cape fishers welcome issuing of fishing rights

“We have achieved this milestone after a long struggle”

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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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7 June 2019

New black fishing association launched

Chokka fishermen complain about working conditions

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21 November 2018

Fisheries department rots from the top

A factional war lays bare a culture of corruption

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12 November 2018

Cops killed Hout Bay fisherman, witnesses say

Durick van Blerk has been missing since 11 August

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27 August 2018

Cops probed over missing fisherman

Police watchdog opens cases of attempted murder

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16 August 2018

Hout Bay protest turns violent after poaching death

Hangberg residents accuse law enforcement of shooting Durick van Blerk

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12 August 2018

Court gives community right to fish without permit

Landmark judgment for customary rights

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6 June 2018

How fishing in a Western Cape town is dying

“Our people have lived off the river for years … but fish don’t come here anymore”

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8 December 2017