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The Samoa National Cybersecurity Strategy 2016-2021 by MCIT was officially launched yesterday morning at the Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi convention centre. Minister of Communication and Information Technology, Afioga Afamasaga Fonoti Lepuia’i Rico Tupai delivered the keynote address. The launching of the strategy was performed by MCIT Associate Minister, Lealailepule Rimoni Aiafi. Afamasaga spoke of the […]

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  • Saanapu Primary Hall Minister for Education and US Ambassador Gilbert
  • Saanapu Primary School Water Tank

There were only words of gratitude from Saanapu Primary School last week as they celebrated the opening of their new hall, perimeter fence and dual water tanks. This project was funded by the US government at a cost of USD$660,000. Saanapu’s school building was damaged by Cyclone Evan and while the most critical needs of the school […]

Reigning Miss Pacific Islands Abigail Havora of Papua New Guinea and beauty contestants from the region were welcomed last night by Prime Minister and Chairman of the Miss Pacific Islands Pageant, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, as Samoa readies to host the 30th Miss Pacific Islands pageant. The Chairman’s Reception at Taumeasina Island Resort was well attended […]

LDS Church College Pesega Graduation

The Church College of Latter Day Saints held their graduation ceremony earlier today, with the Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi delivering the keynote address. Students of the graduating class of 2016 were joined by their parents, families and friends as they received their certificates and awards. The invocation was conducted by Aukuso Rasch and Student […]

Samoa’s new Tui-Samoa Cable will span more than 1,470 km, connecting Samoa to Fiji with branching units to Wallis & Futuna and Vanua Levu, Fiji, enhancing fast, reliable and affordable internet services across the region. Apia, Samoa and Paris, France, 25 November 2016 – on 18 October 2016 Samoa Submarine Cable Company Limited (SSCC) and […]

The commemoration of the 6th  National Toilet Day today came with an emphasis from the Acting Prime Minister, Afioga Tuitama Dr. Talalelei Tuitama. “National Toilet Day  is all about reminding each and everyone of us that our toilet is our job because what goes in to our bodies must come out and we all are […]

“We welcome the Government’s recognition of the need to “go back to the basics” putting emphasis on primary health care as a cost effective way of addressing health concerns going forward.”

(PR) Top rating reality TV show Survivor has chosen Samoa for the fifth time, with Australia’s Channel TEN announcing that the location was once again chosen for its rugged beauty and remoteness for the 2016 Australian season. A reported 15,000 Australians auditioned to be part of the series. 24 Australians have been cast where they […]