Former fishermen at Walvis Bay tell their stories of struggles after job losses

Former fishermen at Walvis Bay tell their stories of struggles after job losses

A strike in 2015, to petition fishing companies in Lüderitz and Walvis Bay to pay their workers overtime, proper safe working conditions and night shift allowances, led to a thousand of those workers dismissed from their work after the strike was deemed illegal.
Four and a half years later, dismissed employees wake up every morning to meet at the Kuisebmond Stadium in Walvis Bay in the hope that their plea will be attended to, as their only demand is for the fishing companies that dismissed them, to pay the monies owed to them and to reclaim their jobs.