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Twelve Nurses Complete Haemodialysis Training

The National Kidney Foundation of Samoa (NKFS) held a special awards ceremony on Thursday morning to celebrate the completion of haemodialysis training for 12 nurses. The course was led by Leituala Dr Ben Matalavea and a team of local doctors and nurses, with the support of the World Health Organisation to provide and coordinate technical […]

Prime Minister Acknowledges Letters from PSA and PSI

During a press conference with local media on Wednesday afternoon, Prime Minister Hon Fiame Naomi Mataafa confirmed that she has received a second letter from the Executive of the Public Service Association (PSA) as well as a letter from PSI, Public Service International. The two letters were announced by opposition leader Hon Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi […]

Samoa’s Traditional Tattoo Showcased at North American Fashion Show

Keresesia Leiataua Kelemete Kaisa showcased Samoa’s traditional “malu” tattoo at the prestigious North American Fashion Show (NAFS) held in Seattle last month on the 19th of  September 2021. Keresesia said a friend of hers had sent a text message with a link that showed one of America’s premier retailers of women’s fashion, Macy’s, was casting […]

Tuilaepa Warns Against Re-opening Fagalii Airport

Tue 5 October 2021 Apia Samoa. Translated from #FaaSamoa. Opposition leader Hon Tuilaepa Dr Sailele Malielegaoi has raised concerns about a decision to re-open Fagalii Airport, which had been declared unsafe and closed in January 2020. In a press conference with media held last week, Samoa’s former Prime Minister warned that the 670 metre asphalt […]

“E telē le aafiaga o le toe tatalaina o le malae vaalele i Fagalii” – Tuilaepa

I le feiloaiga a le susuga ia Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi ma le vasega o tusitala i le vaiaso ua tea atu nei, sa ia toe faamanatu ai ni tulaga sa mafua ai ona taofia le faaogaina o le Malae Vaalele i Fagalii e le faigamalo ua mavae atu nei. “E tele lava le aafiaga o […]

Education is a Life Long Journey – NUS Lecturer Graduates with Post Grad Diploma in Development Studies

The National University of Samoa held a graduation ceremony at the NUS gymnasium on Thursday morning where 186 graduates received awards ranging from certificate level to post graduate diplomas. Amongst the graduates was Sa’u Emo Tauave, a lecturer with the NUS Centre of Samoan Studies who graduated with a Post Graduate Diploma in Development Studies. […]

Lauga: Minisita o Galuega Felauaiga ma Atinae Eseese mo le Tatalaina o le Auala Simā Uamea o Nuusuatia

01 Oketopa 2021, Pepa o Faamatalaga, Gvt Press Secretariat.  O le lauga lenei a le Minisita o Galuega, Felauaiga ma Atinae Eseese mo le Tatalaina o le Auala Simā Uamea o Nuusuatia. FOLASAGA MUA Ua ma’ea momoli lapalapa o malo i le faapolo ma le faasagi e ta’ui ai lo tatou va tapuia ma lo […]

Samoa Police Annual Remembrance Day Service

The Ministry of Police, Prisons and Corrections held their annual remembrance day service this on Wednesday morning to honour all officers who had passed away in the last 12 months, and also salute those who led the police force in the past. “In unity we look back and salute those who have served the Ministry […]

Apia Maroons Win Open Women’s Rugby 7s Tournament Three Years Straight

The Apia Maroon’s continued its dominance of the Open Women’s 7s Rugby  Competition with a 22-5 win over No Idea last Saturday at the Lakapi Samoa High Performance Field at Tuanaimato. It is the Maroon’s third consecutive year as Champions of the national comp since the tournament launched six years ago. This year’s tournament is […]

Frontliners Ready for Mass Vaccination – Close to 30,000 Doses Expected to be Administered

The Ministry of Health (MOH) are systems go as Samoa prepares to lock down for two days with the aim of achieving herd immunity against coronavirus. Preparing meetings were held this morning with 150 teams set for Upolu and 43 teams in Savaii. Chair of Samoa’s National Emergency Operation Centre (NEOC) Agafili Tomaimano Shem Leo […]