News - Samoa

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Jan '16

20 Jan 2016

Samoa

P.M. leads govt.'s fire response

Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi met with key government officials yesterday over the fire that demolished the Savalalo Flea Market on Saturday. The meeting was to co-ordinate a...

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15

Jan '16

15 Jan 2016

Samoa

Samoa gun amnesty ends

The Prime Minister, Tuila'epa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi, has congratulated the Police Commissioner and his ministry for the two-month gun amnesty programme which had collected 322 firearms and...

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15

Jan '16

15 Jan 2016

Samoa

Samoa remain on course for the Olympics as they continue to improve ahead of HSBC World Sevens Series

After a rocky start, the Manu Samoa Sevens team is looking strong for the next leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series. And top of their agenda is to qualify for the Olympics later this year, coach...

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01

Dec '15

1 Dec 2015

Samoa

Cyclone Tuni batters Samoa

Samoa is waking up to survey the damage after Cyclone Tuni battered the Pacific nation overnight. The high-powered weather system dumped about 100 millimetres of rain and brought strong winds to...

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15

Oct '15

15 Oct 2015

Samoa

Fa'a Samoa – island families come together to combat NCDs

The aptly named PEN Fa’a Samoa, literally meaning ‘PEN the Samoan way’, applies a village-based model for NCD prevention and control that emphasizes community participation and ownership....

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06

Oct '15

6 Oct 2015

Samoa

US book drive collects for Samoa

A book drive for Samoa launched by the Ambassador of the United States to New Zealand and Samoa, Mark Gilbert, and his wife Nancy, has collected nearly 10 000 donated books for youngsters. ...

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28

Sep '15

28 Sep 2015

Samoa

Samoa campaign hangs in balance, says coach

Samoa campaign hangs in balance, says coach Samoa’s Rugby World Cup campaign is hanging in the balance after defeat by South Africa and with two more tough challenges to come in the form of...

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15

Sep '15

15 Sep 2015

Samoa

MoneyGram and Bank of South Pacific Sign Agreement

MoneyGram a global provider of innovative money transfer and payment services announces today that the company has reached an agreement with Bank of South Pacific that will enable customers in...

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09

Sep '15

9 Sep 2015

Samoa

Samoa makes sporting history as first day of Commonwealth Youth Games competition begins

With the first day of competition about to start, Samoa’s capital is ready for an impactful festival of Commonwealth sporting action at the Vth Commonwealth Youth Games. Following the immersive...

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27

Aug '15

27 Aug 2015

Samoa

Report confirms poverty in Samoa

One in every five Samoans lives in poverty. That is one of the issues identified by the first State of Human Rights Report for Samoa officially launched Monday. The report was compiled by the...

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27

Aug '15

27 Aug 2015

Samoa

Samoa Coast Guard station hosts sixth annual open house

Fog still lingered off the coast mid-morning Saturday as the Coast Guard’s MH-65 Dolphin helicopter hovered 15 feet above the ocean’s surface to drop a rescue swimmer into the water to save a...

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17

Jul '15

17 Jul 2015

Samoa

Visual artist awarded Creative NZ Samoa Artist-In-Residence

Samoan artist Siliga Setoga will undertake a three-month artist residency exploring cultural identity at the National University of Samoa from August to October this year. Offered by Creative...

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