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Untitled Men of Vaiafai Iva Savaii Earning Income and Putting Resources to Good Use

The untitled men of Vaiafai Iva in Savaii, are starting to reap the financial and social rewards of the livelihood program they are engaged in, as part of the government’s financiang assistance, channeled to the Samoa Victim Support Group, to roll out activities to eliminate violence against women and girls. Targeting the men and young […]

Pool Table Game Turns Ugly at Falealupo

Saunoaga Autu: Tala Faasolopito o le Sao o Sagaga 4 i Upufai o le Malo e ala i le Palemene

Saunoaga a le Tamaitai Palemia, Afioga Fiamē Naomi Mata’afa Polokalame Sagaga 4 mo le 60 Tausaga o le Tutoatasi, Aso Faraile 28 Oketopa 2022, Nono’a Saleimoa. O lea ua noanoa i le fata faitaulaga le viiga o le Atua, ma la tatou faafetai, e pei ona osia e lana auauna i lenei taeao. – lau […]

Puepuemai Titles Bestowed at Vailoa Aleipata

Salelavalu Village Deliver on their Promise to Police: Two Suspects in Custody

5 October 2022 Apia Samoa. Translated from the files of #FaaSamoa. The Village Council of Salelavalu in Savaii have delivered on a promise they had made to the Samoa Police just a few days ago; to deliver the men suspected of shooting at police during a marijuana plantation raid. Two police officers were shot when […]

Mrs Vaiee ‘Tauafiafi o Maupaolo’ Addresses Violence Against Women and Girls

Salelavalu Village Council Assure Police: “We Will Find and Bring Them to You”

Translated from the files of #FaaSamoa. The three men wanted for shooting at two police officers in Salelavalu are still on the loose, and  high chiefs have assured Police the village will help aprehend and bring them into custody. “Give us your full confidence. We will locate them and bring them to you,” the village […]

Descendants of Sola Nepa and Muliagatele gathered at Leauvaa

Lalomauga Village Council Commits to End Violence against Women and Girls

The village council of Lalomauga have committed their village as messengers of peace, against the abuse of women and girls.   The commitment was made during a 2-day workshop with Lalomauga as part of the Government funded project implemented by the Samoa Victim Support Group to eliminate violence against women and girls. SVSG say the workshop […]

YOUTH4CLIMATE Debate Prepares Samoan Delegates for Milan Italy

Police Royal Band Lead Floral Float Parade for Salesatele Falealili’s 60th Independence Celebrations

The Police Royal Band were delighted to perform in a community event this weekend, to lead a floral float parade for Salesatele village in the Falealili district. Salesatele’s women’s committee hosted a float competition to coincide with the village flag raising ceremony for Samoa’s 60th Independence. The atmosphere was lifted with the Police Royal Band […]

Descendants of Sola Nepa and Muliagatele gathered at Leauvaa

Japan in Samoa: Vaimauga College Blessed with New Hall Worth $747,600

Vaimauga College celebrated the handing-over of a new hall in a special ceremony held at the school compound on Monday 26 September 2022. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Samoa, H.E. Mr. SENTA Keisuke represented his government at the handover ceremony attended by the Member of the Council of Deputies, Hon. Tapusatele Le Mamea […]

YOUTH4CLIMATE Debate Prepares Samoan Delegates for Milan Italy

Community: Untitled Men of Lona Fagaloa Receive Tools as Part of Ending Violence Project

The group of untitled men of Lona Fagaloa, the aumaga, have been given tools and equipment to help them with their daily tasks and responsibilites in carrying out their service to the village council and community. Fishing equipment, farming tools and cleaning materials valued at $4,994 tala were officially handed over by the Samoa Victim […]

Descendants of Sola Nepa and Muliagatele gathered at Leauvaa

Village says women matai cannot sit in village meetings because discussions are too hostile

22 September 2022, Apia Samoa. The village of Vailuutai in Upolu have said village protocol does not allow women who hold high chiefly titles to participate in Village Council meetings out of respect, because the discussions are too hostile. According to the Village Council of Vailuutai, their village protocols are different from other villages when […]

Pool Table Game Turns Ugly at Falealupo

No Arrests in Survivor Series Stolen Equipment Investigation – Police Call for Public Cooperation

The Samoa Police have not yet made an arrest in relation to a theft of equipment reported by the Survivor filming crew. In response to questions from Samoa Global News, Deputy Police Commissioner Papalii Monalisa Tiai-Keti said the equipment with an estimated value of over $13,000 Australian dollars was removed from a filming site at […]

No Road Fatalities – Police Road Blocks a Success