Ministers Sacky Shanghala and Bernhardt Esau resign after kickback exposé

Ministers Sacky Shanghala and Bernhardt Esau resign after kickback exposé
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NAMPA

Justice Minister Sacky Shanghala and Fisheries Minister Bernhardt Esau have resigned after The Namibian newspaper exposed a Namibian fishing quota kickback scandal worth millions of dollars.
State House issued a press statement Wednesday afternoon announcing the resignations.
The Presidency said since assuming office President Hage Geingob "has taken practical steps to promote effective governance, prioritising the fight against corruption, promoting greater transparency and accountability. "
To fill the vacancies the President has appointed Frans Kapofi as acting Minister of Justice and Albert Kawana as acting Minister of Fisheries.
President Geingob thanked Esau and Shanghala "for their patriotism and contribution to the work of Government."