Anatomy of a Bribe | Al Jazeera Investigations

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Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit secretly films officials in Namibia demanding cash in exchange for political favours. It’s a story of how foreign companies plunder Africa’s natural resources. Using confidential documents provided to Al Jazeera by Wikileaks, . “Anatomy of a Bribe” exposes the government ministers and public officials willing to sell off Namibia’s assets in return for millions of dollars in bribes. Al Jazeera journalists spent three months undercover posing as foreign investors looking to exploit the lucrative Namibian fishing Industry. The country’s Minister of Fisheries is shown willing to use a front company to accept a $200,000 ‘donation’. Exclusive testimony from a whistleblower who worked for Iceland’s largest fishing company reveals that his employers instructed him to bribe ministers and even the president in return for fishing rights worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

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  1. B R
    B R
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Very good ❤️ of you. The whole of Africa must learn from this why Africa is not becoming a better place to live. It's those on top eating and they families and the non thinker votes are just voteing.

  2. L K
    L K
    Degi Síðan síðan

    How do they hack the emails and bank statements? I need to learn how to do that and expose my countries government.

  3. L K
    L K
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Anglo have ripped off every possible industry in their country now they’re going across borders to do the same 😆

  4. Ronny C
    Ronny C
    2 dögum síðan

    It's funny because 'Hatukulipi' is a swahili word which means, 'We aren't paying you'😄

  5. Illest Faded
    Illest Faded
    3 dögum síðan

    For the last 10 years mboli iikona ota yili aike eeshi 🚶🏾‍♂️🚶🏾‍♂️

  6. Phetso
    6 dögum síðan

    Africa is a company. Thats how its run. Not for the multitude but for certain individuals

  7. 🇫 🇴 🇫 🇴 🇿 🇦 🇭🎵 🇳🇦
    🇫 🇴 🇫 🇴 🇿 🇦 🇭🎵 🇳🇦
    6 dögum síðan

    We have just hit that million view😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

  8. Florence Masule
    Florence Masule
    6 dögum síðan

    Dont believe and trust Al Jezeera media.. media plays it the way around. Namibia God of Heaven will rescue.

  9. wilbard Nchanse wilbard
    wilbard Nchanse wilbard
    7 dögum síðan

    But why your CEO give you immediate green light?

  10. Imangolwa Silishebo
    Imangolwa Silishebo
    8 dögum síðan

    They must wrote in jail, they are harvesters who haverst where they did not saw seeds, they reap on other's determination

  11. Michael Kargbo
    Michael Kargbo
    9 dögum síðan

    Can you do something like this in Sierra Leone pls .too much corruption in that country pls

  12. Ro
    10 dögum síðan

    Why weren't the other guys arrested?

  13. carolyn harper
    carolyn harper
    10 dögum síðan

    When is Africa going to put these people in prison, shameful

  14. Daniel C
    Daniel C
    10 dögum síðan

    I love how the minister continues to lie even after seeing the video; he must think that people are really intelligent and by denying it vehemently, we might all believe him LOL. Sad to see Africans plundering their own people when millions live in poverty

  15. Florence Masule
    Florence Masule
    14 dögum síðan

    The outsider media are behind the scene seems German, China and Arabs are behind Nambia's resources no ways. When a black person cause a mistake an Arab knows the way out on how the can leave a black person in a corner or plays him the way around doubt much if these Namibians with a 38 percent in education how can the educated countries pound a crisis behind Namibian people. 38percent is it bigger than 50 or hundred percent no ways revaluate the case on historical educational level who steals from who?

  16. jakiiz jambeze
    jakiiz jambeze
    15 dögum síðan

    They sell the lands of their people for few bucks and shiny stuff and set the future generation for a failure welcome to the leadership of Africa

  17. Florence Masule
    Florence Masule
    15 dögum síðan

    When you see aljezeera media problem.

  18. Sydney Ochieng
    Sydney Ochieng
    15 dögum síðan

    This is everyday business in Kenya. Unlike Namibian officials, in Kenya they don't resign.

  19. Sunday's best
    Sunday's best
    17 dögum síðan

    corruption is like cancer, widespread and incurable. Namibia's corruption seem big, until you see billions of corruption money in the Maldives, committed no less than the president, vice president, the supreme court justice and the nation's police chief. this world is wretched. i wonder what the numbers are like in repressive countries like china, north korea and other communist countries

  20. GODHEAD1
    18 dögum síðan

    Take everything they have and send them to PRISON. These are the nasty mfs that keep our country from advancing. PRISON, PRISON. NO MERCY.

  21. James Ngunu
    James Ngunu
    18 dögum síðan

    what concerns these europeans journalists or what they call themselves with african affairs?there is more corruption in europe than anywhere !let them go after that!

  22. Viwe Quza
    Viwe Quza
    18 dögum síðan

    I am mad at how easily corrupt these people are....SOUTH AFRICAN Journalist would never!

  23. C F
    C F
    19 dögum síðan

    Thanks al jazeera!! Please go and investigate in Zimbabwe also

  24. SuperKwame1
    20 dögum síðan

    What I can say here is There are Westerners who Love Africans and would go any distance to safe Africa, Johan here is an example of one. Thanks to Johans!

  25. SuperKwame1
    20 dögum síðan

    Africa is sick and it needs treatments, The medicine it needs to get well is Honest and faithful Leaders, even the churches are not immune to this, why would God help us, when we are using God's name to steal from our people.

  26. SuperKwame1
    20 dögum síðan

    These leaders are comprador-bourgeoise among Africa leaders, Number one reason Africa is poor today! These People are not great thinkers, because what happens when they die! Their grandkids are not going to benefit from anything, but foolish materials which wouldn't last for a generation to come.

  27. SuperKwame1
    20 dögum síðan

    Why we have no respect in the west/EU

  28. Timoteus Matheus
    Timoteus Matheus
    20 dögum síðan


  29. Nusaibah Ibraheem
    Nusaibah Ibraheem
    21 degi síðan síðan

    Aljazeera why don't you come and do this in Nigeria, are you afraid? We have so much of this going on

  30. Dream Wears
    Dream Wears
    22 dögum síðan

    So, pathetic and come to think of it people of their type are what is abound in the political landscape of Africa countries without no exception. Just that some are even worst and daring without remorse, barefaced greedy crooks !!!

  31. Belinda Mathews
    Belinda Mathews
    24 dögum síðan

    look how they try and weave their way out of this money laundering.............DISGRACEFUL, GREEDY ELITE!

  32. Belinda Mathews
    Belinda Mathews
    24 dögum síðan

    So he is attending a Conference on Transparency??? Seems like there is one law for the grassroots people and another law for Government Officials? DISGRACEFUL! SHAME ON YOU! SEND THEM ALL TO JAIL AND LET THEIR FAMILIES WHO ALL ENJOYED THE BENEFITS PAY FOR THEIR LODGING IN JAIL, not the taxpayers!

  33. Dexter Crisostomo
    Dexter Crisostomo
    24 dögum síðan

    Shame on these goverment officials

  34. Glen Marson
    Glen Marson
    24 dögum síðan

    CORUPT idiocy, why not set up your own internal fishery and sell the produce as those who are bribing you. You buffoons

    1. Nusaibah Ibraheem
      Nusaibah Ibraheem
      21 degi síðan síðan

      Exactly, why is it that government thieves dont start industries here? they just want to steal as much money as possible before their time is up. I hornestly think we will be better off with kings, at least they care about the place they rule.

  35. Glen Marson
    Glen Marson
    24 dögum síðan

    This is why the west treat black people so objectively

  36. Gods Klanof
    Gods Klanof
    25 dögum síðan

    And the Chinese and taking over the entire continent!

  37. mnnh1
    25 dögum síðan

    God help Africa if these are the kind of people running your nations....

    1. Nusaibah Ibraheem
      Nusaibah Ibraheem
      21 degi síðan síðan

      Countries all over the world want it to stay that way because they benefit, so they support them with arms and by saying nothing when they crush a rebellion and kill people, so no its not an isolated situation, most 'developed' countries are participating in it. Imagine in my country Nigeria, about 1000 people where killed or went missing over a 3 day period in one city. This operation was carried out by the military officially. You wanna know the justification they gave, their road was blocked! So they blockaded the area and killed everyone, and went to another place miles away and did the same thing, killed many and buried them in a mass grave. Did you hear it in the news? Nope

  38. Rendevous Point
    Rendevous Point
    25 dögum síðan

    An that Sacky boy dropped the ball in that interview 😂😂😂😂

  39. lahja maggy
    lahja maggy
    26 dögum síðan

    Proud of johannes you are a hero and you need justice for Namibia

  40. Patrick Nguyen
    Patrick Nguyen
    26 dögum síðan

    The truth is always Greed...

  41. Shla 89
    Shla 89
    27 dögum síðan


  42. Rabisakhir Jr
    Rabisakhir Jr
    27 dögum síðan

    I got these officials are doing illegal and they’re guilty of it. But what I don’t understand is, why are you interviewing these guys who paid the bribes, coz they also knew what they was doing and yet get going with it. Besides that they invited them over to their country for a vacation. Frankly their as much guilty as these officials , coz they knew they’d get much much money from that deal. Don’t interview them and make them innocent like they’re forced into this.

  43. Jacapo pol
    Jacapo pol
    29 dögum síðan

    There will always be corruption in Africa.

  44. Bertha Sauls
    Bertha Sauls
    29 dögum síðan

    Can't there be a check and balance system to filter out this corruption? People are corrupt by nature. You can't entrust the livelihood of a nation in the hands of a few without checks and balances.

  45. Dilotseo Rantsoti
    Dilotseo Rantsoti
    29 dögum síðan

    Respect to that men who blown the whistle!

  46. reginald jonkers
    reginald jonkers
    29 dögum síðan

    This video is breaking my heart soul and everything in me we as fishermen work hard to see how powerful people rob our resources.💔

  47. blitzgreg1
    Mánuði síðan

    The Afrikan man trying to play the games that Europeans play and expecting to win. We the viewers must ask ourselves the critical questions of who did this exposé video and what were their deeper motives. I am happy that corruption was exposed but there is a definite agenda being served here for those who have eyes to see and ears to hear

  48. Mukhtar Junior
    Mukhtar Junior
    Mánuði síðan

    Go investigate multi billion dollars corruption in Qatar 🇶🇦 first

  49. Syakil Ahmed
    Syakil Ahmed
    Mánuði síðan

    mann, i saw rosmah in another form

  50. Tenyalinda Tenyalinda
    Tenyalinda Tenyalinda
    Mánuði síðan

    No wonder why it wasn't raining during 2018...God was angry so he said:" Enough is enough, I the Lord said so"

  51. young starr
    young starr
    Mánuði síðan

    Shame on you< good for nothing minister. I hope he his beyond bar by now. YOU are disgrace to black people.

  52. Teke Ndum
    Teke Ndum
    Mánuði síðan

    Bible Esau sold his birth right for food... Namibia Esau sold his country for iphone with 2 sims. wonder what Esau is doing now in my country

  53. Kullalipitwa1990 Kulaumone
    Kullalipitwa1990 Kulaumone
    Mánuði síðan

    But where's sack kadhila? Why's he not arrested?

  54. Sayan Dutta
    Sayan Dutta
    Mánuði síðan

    This small companies pay bribes and larger ones pull like google and HATWAY hold gun on president's head in these poor countries

  55. johnny
    Mánuði síðan

    oh boy plz come and try this on our Indian politicians...everyone has suspicions here.

  56. Maac Caac
    Maac Caac
    Mánuði síðan

    Why not Al-Jazeera investigation haven’t done on the deal between Somaliland and put-land and UAE it’s the worst I have ever seen

  57. Iron Cross
    Iron Cross
    Mánuði síðan

    Looks like the ANC rule just over the border.

  58. brian muchemwa
    brian muchemwa
    Mánuði síðan

    Can we do the same in Zimbabwe please

  59. Gift Chanda
    Gift Chanda
    Mánuði síðan

    This is why love Aljazeera. They exposed corrupt leaders

  60. Sectionc saisai
    Sectionc saisai
    Mánuði síðan

    I love Aljazera! It’s the best media in 2020!

  61. Frans Simeon
    Frans Simeon
    Mánuði síðan

    One girl here one there...minister is ordering girls

  62. Uzzi Jay
    Uzzi Jay
    Mánuði síðan

    These ministers should be lockup and throw the keys away

  63. Nicole Smith
    Nicole Smith
    Mánuði síðan

    That is Africa for u, willing to sell n collapse a country for personal benefits don't blame d West ur govt officials r d reason Africa is where it is. Keep voting for them.

  64. shaddy
    Mánuði síðan

    'James hatukulipi' translation in swahili... james we will not be paying.

  65. Professor Dantez
    Professor Dantez
    Mánuði síðan

    they are talking about defrauding Namibian citizens in such a relaxed way, to them, it seems routine and ok

  66. Clacko X
    Clacko X
    Mánuði síðan

    roundit up to 200

  67. shimul ahmed
    shimul ahmed
    Mánuði síðan

    Journalism at it's finest form. Bringing the truth and justice to the people.

  68. Nando Edgar
    Nando Edgar
    Mánuði síðan

    She was indicted

  69. Dawngliana Pachuau
    Dawngliana Pachuau
    Mánuði síðan

    i thought Namibia's capital was pronounce differently. Its Windho-eeK not Winhook.

  70. putmyname ontheinternet?
    putmyname ontheinternet?
    Mánuði síðan

    but this is how business is done there. You expect a foreign company not to oblige the national minister of their industry, or happily benefit from his requests?

  71. B0Y S0l0
    B0Y S0l0
    Mánuði síðan

    While their people die!

  72. Maurice Houtermans
    Maurice Houtermans
    Mánuði síðan

    I lived for 2 years in the RDC, it's just the same, the whole of Africa is corrupt

  73. Carlyle Tom
    Carlyle Tom
    Mánuði síðan

    Assassinate them! They care not about you. They use their influence line their pockets. Assassinate them.

  74. Jacqueline Campbell
    Jacqueline Campbell
    Mánuði síðan

    Greed motivates people to take advantage of others. Those who do feel it is perfectly all right as long as they get paid. Corruption runs deep when unchecked. This is an example of people in place that has no respect for the position, the people. Now the light shines brightly on the crimes against humanity. Followed by shame for their deceit& dishonesty, punishment. GOD IS WATCHING

  75. Elias Kayegezi
    Elias Kayegezi
    Mánuði síðan

    This is great but if you investigate almost all Chinese contracts then it becomes a drop in the ocean

  76. Jonathan Roberts
    Jonathan Roberts
    Mánuði síðan

    Better Al Jazeera broadcasts and keeps the world informed about the happenings going in and around Qatar and their royals., heard that their dear princess is involved in a group orgy involving 6-10 men. Better Al Jazeera broadcast that story, leaving neutral Namibia and Iceland alone.

  77. Thokomagonya Ndlovu
    Thokomagonya Ndlovu
    Mánuði síðan

    Reason why Africans want to cross borders, drowning in the oceans, sold into SLAVERY to ISHMAELITE countries. The whole entire continent has been sold to foreigners. Open for business that's what they say.

  78. Thokomagonya Ndlovu
    Thokomagonya Ndlovu
    Mánuði síðan

    How can they all be so immoral. CHILDREN of the devil.

  79. ApplePotato
    Mánuði síðan

    Corruption is rampant in Africa and parts of Asia because the ministers put in charge of these multi multi-million dollar industries are paid next to nothing in comparison. You have billion dollar companies on one side and on the other a person that makes at most $60,000 USD a year. What do you think will happen.

  80. Everlast Coupon
    Everlast Coupon
    Mánuði síðan

    Africans are their own enemies.