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SVSG Reviews Offenders Program Manual with Support from British High Commission

Facilitators of the Offenders of Violence program under Samoa Victim Support Group (SVSG) have spent the past two days reviewing the current Offenders Program Manual to ensure that its content remains relevant in achieving restorative justice for the offenders of gender-based violence referred from the Family Court. Included in the review team were Facilitators from […]

Only 1 Flight Affected by Runway Lights Outage at Faleolo Airport

Two Men Found Guilty of Conspiracy to Murder Samoa’s Former Prime Minister and Police Chief

After a two week long trial, two men charged with conspiracy to murder Samoa’s former Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi and former Police Chief Fuiavailiili Su’a Egon Keil have been found guilty by a panel of five assessors. After five hours of deliberations a representative of the Panel of Assessors read out the decision late […]

Only 1 Flight Affected by Runway Lights Outage at Faleolo Airport

Cabinet Appoints New Public Trustee

Cabinet has approved the appointment of Tuitoga Christina Angela Te’o Faitele as the Samoa Public Trustee for the next three years. Tuitoga is a lawyer by profession. She will take over the reins from afioga Leaupepe Peleseuma Mata’utia F.S. Ropati who has served in the position for 18 years. Tuitoga was the most highly recommended […]

CCCS Approves $1 Million Tala towards Church Ministers’ Legal Fees

Czech Republic Ambassador Presents Credentials to Samoa Head of State

(THURSDAY 23 MARCH 2023)H.E. Mr Tomáš Dub, the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic to Samoa presented his Letter of Credence to the Head of State, Afioga Tuimalealiifano Vaaletoa Sualauvi II, during a Credentials ceremony held at the residence of the Head of State at Vailele at 10:00am this morning. Ambassador Tomáš […]

Storm in a teacup

Samoa’s Environment Minister Moderates Ministerial Discussions on Climate Finance in Copenhagen

Samoa was represented by Hon. Toeolesulusulu Cedric Schuster, Minister for Natural Resources, Environment and Tourism at the Copenhagen Climate Ministerial Meeting held on 20 and 21 March. On the first day of the Copenhagen meeting, Hon Toeolesulusulu moderated the ministerial discussions on climate finance. The focus of the ministerial talks was the status and progress […]

Covid19 Test Results for Samoa Sailor Still Uncertain

Samoa Moves to Enhance the Climate Resilience of the Agriculture Sector

Samoa is moving to develop its first Agriculture & Fisheries Climate Change Policy and this week stakeholders were asked to make contributions and share insights as part of the consultation process.    The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF) officially opened an inception workshop this week to kickstart the development of the first Samoa Agriculture […]

Police Issue Public Notice about Escaped Prisoners

Seuseu Dr Joseph Tauati Takes Over as New Agriculture and Fisheries CEO

Cabinet has approved the appointment of Seuseu Dr. Joseph Tauati, as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF). Seuseu was recommended by an interview panel from amongst high calibre applicants vying for the position previously held by Tilafono David Hunter. Tilafono served two terms (six years) as CEO and […]

Covid19 Test Results for Samoa Sailor Still Uncertain