Samoa Extends Nationwide Lockdown Until Thursday With 5 New Cases

Prime Minister of Samoa Fiame Naomi Mataafa has announced today that the nationwide lockdown will be extended until Thursday 27 January 6PM. Samoa has been in lockdown since Saturday 22…

Samoa Goes Into Two Day Lockdown Amid 15 Positive Cases of COVID-19 in Managed Isolation

Prime Minister of Samoa Fiame Naomi Mataafa has made a special announcement this evening regarding the status of Samoa in light of COVID-19 cases discovered at the border. Earlier this…

Trash Fashion: Samoa Recycling Waste Management Association Tackles Waste With Trashion

A Samoan advocate for recycling and waste management says dealing with waste and pollution is everyone’s responsibility. That’s the message from the Samoa Recycling & Waste Management Association (SRWMA), spearheaded by…

Poultry Farms Open in Samoa in Effort to Reduce Reliance on Imported Meat

Five new poultry farming units have opened in Samoa as part of the island nation’s ongoing efforts to reduce reliance on imported meat. The units were constructed as part of…

New Zealand Prime Minister Congratulates Samoa’s First Woman Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mata’afa

  Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has tonight congratulated Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mata’afa on her victory in Samoa’s general election. The daughter of the first Prime Minister of Samoa becomes the first…

New Zealand Law Society Stands in Support of Samoan Judiciary during Political and Constitutional Impasse

The New Zealand Law Society, Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa, released a statement today standing in support of the Samoan Judiciary during Samoa’s political and constitutional impasse following the general…

Samoa Supreme Court Overules Suspension Opening of Parliament but Former Speaker Declares Postponement.

In what could lead to constitutional uncertainty in Samoa, more developments have taken place in the last 24 hours after the Head of State proclaimed that he was suspending his…

Samoa Head of State Suspends Opening of Parliament

His Highness Head of State of Samoa Tuimalealiifano Va’aletoa Sualauvi II, has suspended his proclamation made on Friday 21st May for the opening of the 17th Parliament that was set…

Samoa FAST Party Leader Fiame Naomi Mata’afa Says Time to get on with Business of Forming new Government

Leader of Samoa political party Fa’atuatua I Le Atua Samoa Ua Tasi (FAST) Party, Fiame Naomi Mata’afa, made a special announcement from the party headquarters in Vaitele this evening to…

Double Victory for Samoa FAST Political Party After Supreme Court Rulings

Samoa’s judiciary has ruled against the Office of the Electoral Commission’s appointment of the sixth woman MP under Article 44(1a) of the country’s constitution citing the appointment and seat as…