National Consultation on Community -Based Fisheries Management Program in Samoa

Samoa through the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries initiated the Community-based fisheries management program (CBFMP) in 1995 under the assistant from Australian Aid program (AusAID) at the time. After 5 year of AusAID assistance, MAF continues to implement CBFMP with modifications and adaptation of co-management systems that suits from time to time. The CBFMP is […]

AG Clarifies Amendments to JSC and how Supreme Court Judges are Removed

Falease’ela-Uta Takes Sustainable Step by Installing Home Biogas Systems

Apia, Samoa – The village of Falease’ela-Uta celebrated the successful installation of five home biogas systems this week, funded by the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF-SGP) and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Technical assistance was provided by the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, as well as inputs by Pacific Grow […]

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

PICs Share How PACER Plus Can Improve Investment Environment

SYDNEY, Australia – Investment officials from the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus (PACER Plus) countries gathered in Sydney, Australia from 27-29 March to learn from investment experts and from each other on the investment component of PACER Plus. This workshop is the first opportunity for officials to meet and discuss the commitments and […]

Ardie Savea may be Playing for Toa Samoa by Next World Cup

USP Students Succeed in Campaign Taking Climate Change to the World’s Highest Court

An initiative that began as an extracurricular exercise in a USP law class in 2019 has succeeded in making an extraordinary journey to the United Nations General Assembly, and will soon result in the International Court of Justice determining legal issues of climate change for the first time. On 29 March, the UN General Assembly […]

Samoa College 2021 Year 9 List of Students Offered Placings

Youth Owns Up to Burglary but Rejects the Number of Hard Liquor Bottles he Stole

Translated from FaaSamoa. A youth from Vaivase Uta accepted that he had broken into a local bar, but told the Court that he did not take as much as the police had alleged in the charges against him. Represented by Sifuiva Maureen Tuimalelifano, the youth appeared during Supreme Court mentions on Monday morning, charged with […]

Ex-Husband Found Guilty of Rape – “I beat her and kept her so she won’t go back to him”

Resigned MPs Oppose HRPP’s Application to Join as a Party to their Court Proceedings

Translated from #FaaSamoa. Three former Human Rights Protection Party members who resigned to become Independent MPs have strongly opposed an application by HRPP to be an intervenor in the court case to determine the validity of their seats in Parliament. This was made known by the Ms Muriel Lui as legal counsel representing Tuuu Anasii […]

Trial of Four Men Accused of Causing the Death of Samalaeulu Father Begins in Supreme Court