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Samoa Victim Support Group Services “Very Much Needed” in Samoa

Senior Supreme Court Justice Vui Clarence Nelson has sent a message of support for the crucial work of the Samoa Victim Support Group. In a video clip ahead of a planned SVSG fundraiser, Justice Vui reiterates the role of the Samoa Victim Support as first responders to the crisis that continues to affect Samoa’s children. […]

Leiataua Strongly Recommended by Panel to Lead Samoa Shipping Corporation for Further 3 Years

Cabinet has approved the reappointment of afioga Leiātaua Samuel Phineas as the Chief Executive Officer for the Samoa Shipping Corporation for the next three years. Leiātaua was strongly recommended by the panel to continue for a further three years to lead SSC. Captain Phineas was firstly appointed to this position in May 2020 following years […]

Organisations and Schools Asked to Register for Independence Day March

The Independence Committee have issued a public notice requesting government agencies and the private sector who wish to march in the upcoming Independence Day celebrations to register their interest. Organisations and Ministries are respectfully advised to kindly contact the Assistant Chief Executive Officer (ACEO) of the Ministry of Women, Community and Social Development (MWCSD): Rev […]

EFKS “Tautua i Puapuaga o Tagata” Present Annual Donation of $70k to Samoa’s Health Services

18 May 2023 Apia Samoa. The Ministry of Health and the National Kidney Foundation of Samoa have been blessed once again by the annual donation of the EFKS (Congregational Christian Church) women’s champions – the Tautua i Puapuaga o Tagata (TPT) group. Each year during the fonotele (annual church conference) the TPT present a monetary […]

Falaniko Penesa of Samoa Crowned 2023 World Fireknife Champion

15 May, Laie, Hawaii. Source: Polynesian Cultural Center. Samoan Falaniko Penesa was crowned the 2023 World Fireknife Champion at the Polynesian Cultural Center over the weekend. It is the third world title for the Puipa‘a knife dancer – having also won the 2017 and 2019 world titles. Penesa took out the elite Men’s Division of […]

Samoa Constable One of Three Pasefika Law Enforcers to Qualify as an Operational Dog Handler

Constable John Bosco Salā, 37, is one of just three Pasefika law enforcers to qualify as an operational dog handler following an intensive 9-week training course held in New Zealand. Constable Salā was welcomed back to Samoa by SPPCS after nine weeks of the narcotic detector dog training course at the New Zealand Police Dog […]

Women Dominate Newly Recruited Samoa Corrections Officers

Women dominated the 15 new recruits sworn-in as officers of Prisons and Corrections Services this week after undergoing seven weeks of vigorous training and assessments. Nine female and six males came before Judge Loau Donald Kerslake to be sworn-in as new recruits. Deputy Commissioner for Prisons and Corrections Services, Leiataua Samuelu Afamasaga and his senior management, […]

Samoa Chamber of Commerce Hosts it 2023 Annual General Meeting

The Samoa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) held its Annual General Meeting on Monday 8th May 2023 at the Lava Hotel, Sogi. Sponsored by Taula Beverages Samoa, President Seulupe Michelle Macdonald chaired the AGM where the 2022 Annual Report was presented including audited accounts by Treasurer Toma Hogarth of Transam. The 83 members in […]

Samoa’s Head of State Attending the Coronation of King Charles III

Samoa’s Head of State, His Highness Tuimalealiifano Va’aletoa Sualauvi II and his Masiofo have left Samoa to attend the coronation of their majesties King Charles III and Queen Consort Camilla on the 6th of May. HE High Commissioner Francella Strickland and HE Ambasador Fatumanava Dr Pao Luteru are part of Samoa’s official delegation. This was […]

Vodafone Samoa to Host Inaugural Leadership Summit

Vodafone Samoa will be organising an inaugural Leadership Summit set to take place on Monday 8th May 2023 at the Taumeasina Island Resort. The summit aims to bring together Government & Business leaders to speak on various aspects of leadership. Prime Minister Hon Fiame Naomi Mataafa will speak on the “Importance of Diversity in Leadership”. […]