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Swearing-In of New Associate Minister for MCIL and MPE

27 April 2022, Apia Samoa.  Hon Tagaloatele Pasi Poloa was this morning finally sworn in as Associate Minister for Commerce, Industry and Labour (MCIL) in...

HRPP Welcomes ADB Grant, Urges Government for Timely Covid-19 Reports

Wednesday 27 April 2022, Apia Samoa. The Human Rights Protection Party (HRPP) has welcomed the release of ST$25.6 million talā (US$10million) grant announced this...

World’s Oldest Person, Kane Tanaka, Passes Away at 119

27 April 2022. A Japanese woman officially certified as the world's oldest person has died aged 119. KANE TANAKA was officially certified as the...

Today In History: 27 April 1994 South Africa Holds First Multiracial Elections

More than 22 million South Africans turn out to cast ballots in the country’s first multiracial parliamentary elections. An overwhelming majority chose anti-apartheid leader...

Today In History: 27th March 1865 Explosion of SS Sultana in Mississippi River

SS Sultana was a Mississippi River side-wheel steamboat that exploded on 27 April 1865 in the greatest maritime disaster in United States history. An estimated 1,800 of...

American Samoa: Former Board Member of LBJ Hospital Appointed as CEO

27 April 2022, American Samoa. The Board of Directors of the LBJ Tropical Medical Center has unanimously selected a former member of its Board...

Marriage is Full of Mountain-Top Highs and Valley Lows

Happy Wednesday Saints. Malachi 2:14 "THE LORD HAS BEEN WITNESS BETWEEN YOU AND THE WIFE OF YOUR YOUTH... SHE IS YOUR COMPANION AND YOUR WIFE...

Boxing: Dillian Whyte claims he was pushed over ‘illegally’ and demands a rematch

Dillian Whyte has accused Tyson Fury of illegally pushing him over during their heavyweight title clash on Saturday night and wants a rematch to prove his worth. Fury was a...

Centenarian from Asau has Celebrated her 107th Birthday

26 April 2022, Savaii, Samoa.  Another of Samoa's centenarians, Emma Pailate Eteru of Asau, Savaii celebrated her 107th birthday on the 17th of March...

Elon Musk Strikes a Deal to Buy Twitter for US$44 Billion

26 April 2022, World News. Billionaire Elon Musk has reached an agreement to acquire Twitter for approximately US$44 billion, the company said in a...