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Man Who Threatened Judges Fined by District Court

A former employee of the Ministry for Customs and Revenue who posted defamatory and threatening words towards two Supreme Court judges on his Facebook page has been fined $1,500 tala.   Iakopo Falefatu posted on his Facebook page on the 1st of June 2021, that he was walking around with a “38 revolver” and that […]

Faapaia ma Umusaga le Galuega $700,000 a le EFKS i Afega

Ua tele upu i man’u aua o lea ua tu le ala ma le mila sa fita iai le Ekalesia. O le saunoaga lea a le Susuga ia Fata Tulasunui Talalelei, le Failautusi a le Ekalesia Faalapotopotoga Kerisiano Samoa (EFKS) i Afega ina ua faapaia i le aso Faraile na tea atu nei le galuega […]

AG Claims LTC Bills Passed in Parliament Not the Same Versions Given to Head of State for Signing

18 December 2021, Apia Samoa. The Samoa Prime Minister says a special investigation will be launched into initial indications by the Attorney General that certain Bills passed in Parliament are not the same versions given to the Head of State for signing. Prime Minister Hon Fiame Naomi Mataafa was referring to Acts of Parliament passed […]

Sentence Delayed for Man Who Threatened Judges on a Facebook Post

The sentencing of a man from Leulumoega-Tuai who used his Facebook page to threaten two Supreme Court judges has been delayed for another week. Iakopo Falefatu posted on his Facebook page on the 1st of June 2021, that he was walking around with a “38 revolver” and that a bullet should be “put in the […]

Chiefs from Falelatai Fined $500 for Assaulting Untitled Men from Same Village

Four matai and one untitled man from Matautu, Falelatai were handed fines of $500 tala each by the District Court this morning for assaulting two untitled men from the same village. Represented by Leiataualesa Komisi Koria, the five men had earlier pleaded guilty to assault relating to village disputes. Nanai Sila Amate, Asi Semu Tuataga, […]

Tragic Workplace Accident Claims Boy’s Life the Day Before His 18th Birthday

Police are investigating a tragic incident that claimed the life of a teenage boy just one day before his 18th birthday. Deputy Police Commissioner Auapaau Logoitino Filipo told Samoa Global News that Tui Enele of Faleula-Uta was killed from a fallen branch during a tree clearing contract of land at Lalovaea on Tuesday 7th December […]

Grandfather Fined for Indecent Acts on Son’s Daughter

The Supreme Court handed down a non-custodial sentence for a grandfather convicted for indecent acts on his 7 year old granddaughter. The defendant, 65, has a high standing in one of the churches in Samoa. He was granted name suppression by the Courts and made to pay costs of $1000 tala by 2pm Friday afternoon […]

Police Charge Grandmother with Negligent Manslaughter for Death of Grandchild

The Samoa Police have charged a grandmother from Faleasiu for the death of her 3-year-old grandchild in a tragic incident where the toddler was forgetten inside the family vehicle. Deputy Police Commissioner Auapaau Logoitino Filipo confirmed the grandmother has been charged with negligent manslaughter and is due to appear in the Supreme Court later this […]

No Court Petition for Sagaga 4, Tuisa Takes an Honorable Defeat and Gives His Blessing to Tagaloatele

As questions about Court petitions continue to loom following Samoa’s recent by-elections, the Sagaga 4 constituency can move forward with certainty about their parliamentary seat. Human Rights Protection Party candidate Tuisa Tulimasealii Tasi Patea, who lost the two-candidate race to Faatuatua i Le Atua Samoa ua Tasi’s  Tagaloatele Papalii Poloa has confirmed he will not […]

FAST Chairman says 17 Shortlisted for CEO Position a Reflection of Renewed Confidence in Recruitment Process

FAST Chairman Laaulialemalietoa Leuatea Polataivao Schmidt said there was a shortlist of 17 for the CEO position of the Ministry of Women, Community and Social Development (MWCSD). Several CEO positions are up for renewal and the FAST party founder said the number of eligible applicants is a reflection of quality people available to lead in […]