Only 4 Fautasi to Compete in 60th Anniversary Independence Race

Only four long boats have been confirmed to compete in Samoa’s 60th Independence Race including Toamua who registered before entries closed last Friday. Toamua will join the three entries previously announced – Don Bosco, Segavao and Tolotolo Tamauli from the Big Island of Savaii. The low numbers has been attributed by the Chairman of the […]

Marist Womens International Sevens to Empower Women and Promote Gender Equality

Samoa Police Inspector to Spend 3 Months with FBI in Virginia USA

A Samoan police inspector departed on Saturday to spend three months with the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the state of Virgina. Inspector Solomona Natia has served the police force for over 20 years. Also a qualified lawyer, Natia was admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Samoa […]

Only 1 Flight Affected by Runway Lights Outage at Faleolo Airport

2023 FDC Pacific Lecture – Lowy Institute Hon Fiamē Naomi Mata’afa

Talofa Lava and warm Pacific greetings. I’m honoured to be given the opportunity to deliver this Pacific Lecture, as has been the tradition for the Lowy Institute to host world leaders in order to foster positive relations between Australia and our respective countries. I have been asked to provide through a Samoa-focused lenses, Pacific perspectives […]

Switzerland is Assisting Samoa to Establish a Permanent Mission in Geneva

Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mata’afa Visits Australia

March 25, 2022: On invitation by Australia’s Prime Minister the Hon Anthony Albanese MP, Samoa’s Prime Minister, the Honourable Fiame Naomi Mata’afa, visited Australia from 20-25 March 2023. The visit was an opportunity to elevate the Samoa-Australia partnership, and for Australians to hear valuable insights on our shared region from Samoa’s perspective. During her visit, […]

Four More Cases In Quarantine Takes Samoa’s Current Total to 12

At Least 26 Dead as Destructive Tornado, Storms Batter Mississippi, Alabama

Rescue efforts are under way in Mississippi and Alabama after a tornado tore through the two states on Friday night killing at least 26 people, including a baby and her father while several people are still missing.  The deadly tornado outbreak and strong thunderstorms swept across Mississippi and Alabama late Friday, with one long-track twister […]

Tiger Woods ‘Awake, Responsive and Recovering’