Budget cuts have impaired the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources' capability to effectively monitor, control and provide surveillance, of the country's waters.
President Hage Geingob says Namibia's economic growth would require skilled personnel.
The Namibia Red Cross Society has distributed non-food items to flood victims relocated to Namalubi Camp B in the Zambezi Region.
The Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare Ministry is assessing the effectiveness of the Food Bank pilot project, to chart the way forward in rolling-out the project to all 14 regions.
Ongwediva Medipark has become the first private hospital in the country to be accredited as a teaching hospital where hundreds of student doctors, nurses as well as pharmacists will get practical training in their specialised fields.
The Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture is currently conducting research on whether to either reduce or increase the academic intervals for schools.
The Directorate of Disability Affairs in the Office of the Vice President received a donation of 20 wheelchairs worth more than N$100 000.
-The Red Cross Society in Namibia is consulting stakeholders to set up a branch in the //Karas Region.
-Cabinet has approved a new draft National Marine Pollution Contingency Plan, to replace the 2007 National Oil Spill Contingency Plan.
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