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Gate to Tafa'igata Prison in Samoa
Apia, SAMOA — The Samoa Parole Board has given 13 prisoners, including one imprisoned for life, belated New Year presents with their applications for parole being accepted. Chief executive of the Ministry of Justice and Court Administration Moliei Simi Va'ai told the Samoa Observer, 56 prisoners...
Apia, SAMOA — Prime Minister Tuilaepa Dr Sa’ilele Malielegaoi has attacked the Samoa Observer, accusing the nation’s only daily newspaper of being “nosy,” spreading “lies” and employing “kids” whose writing, he says, are misleading the public. Tuilaepa issued his attack in response to the Samoa...
Examples of healthy eating options in the FAO program
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa's main markets in Apia will soon have vendors selling nutritious food as part of an initiative to introduce healthy eating. The Savalalo market has been selected for the first phase of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) project because of the popularity of stalls...
Nurse Fa'atafa Tavita (R) speaking with a father holding his child at the Apia Town Clinic in Samoa's capital city Apia.
Apia, SAMOA — For the first time in months, Samoa's hospitals are empty of measles patients. The last two patients, an 11-month-old and a one-year-old, were discharged last week from the main hospital in Apia, the Samoa Observer reports. The Health Ministry's Deputy Director of Public Health,...
Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi
Apia, SAMOA — Endorsing the recommendations from the Ministry of Health, Cabinet at a Special Meeting today approved initial measures to ensure that the Coronavirus does not infiltrate Samoa.While the virus, which originated from Wuhan Province in China and has so far claimed 17 lives in the People...
Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi.
Apia, SAMOA — In an effort to reduce the cost of traditional cultural offerings at community functions, Samoa's government has ordered the size of cartons containing some canned meats be reduced. Currently cartons of canned fish contain 12 cans, while cartons of corned beef contain four three-pound...
Linesmen repair damage caused
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa's power supply, international flights as well as inter-island ferry sailings were disrupted over the weekend because of bad weather brought by Cyclone Tino. Hundreds of passengers and vehicles were stranded on Mulifanua and Salelologa wharves on Saturday when the Samoa Shipping...
Associate Justice Fiti A. Sunia
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — “I don’t care what the Samoa Government says about their citizens being overstayers here in the territory. Just send them back to Samoa.” These were the words of Associate Justice Fiti Sunia during the sentencing of a man from Samoa, convicted of assaulting a high school...
Sonny Bill Williams with Ben Smith
Sonny Bill Williams (right) pictured with New Zealand's Ben Smith in November 2019 is eligible for the Kiwis and Samoa at the 2021 Rugby World Cup, but is yet to make a decision. Williams' imminent return to rugby league with the Toronto Wolfpack has been the sport's talking point for the last two...
Girl on her laptop computer
Apia, SAMOA — Melbourne-based Girl Geek Academy has launched in Samoa, further extending its mission to inspire women to develop skills in technology. The launch in Samoa is the first Pacific program for the Australian educators and saw nearly 50 women and girls learn how to code. Dubbed #...

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