The opening of the Lau Provincial Council meeting. Thirteen chiefs from Fiji’s Lau Province are pleading with the government to stop the movement of commercial boats to the outer islands to protect their people from Covid-19. This comes after reports the virus has reached the northern and eastern divisions in
Manu Samoa will look to bolster their coaching set-up in the new year after Tana Umaga announced he was stepping away from professional rugby. The former All Black captain was part of an all-star coaching line-up assembled by Seilala Mapusua, that included former Manu Samoa skipper Mahonri Schwalger, Blues assistant
(17/8/21) Samoa’s recently deposed ruling party, the Human Rights Protection Party has lost two more parliament seats in election petitions. The Electoral court today delivered two decisions resulting from petition cases which went against the HRRP led by former prime minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi whose government has been replaced by
The New Zealand Government says it has full confidence Samoa’s new government and its judiciary will continue to act with integrity. This comes after former prime minister, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, claimed that the recent actions of the judiciary had shattered the constitution and the law of the jungle now applied.
New Zealand and Australia are facing criticism from Samoa’s former leader, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi. He has raised concerns at the silence from New Zealand and Australia over recent decisions by the local judiciary that he claims plunged the country into “the law of the jungle”. Tuilaepa, speaking on local television,
A UN official with Covid-19 has been evacuated from Fiji on a mercy flight after a u-turn from our health authorities. The woman, who’s seriously ill, will be treated at Auckland’s Middlemore Hospital despite New Zealand initially refusing to let her in because of “capacity” issues. In a statement, Ministry
After a political impasse of over three months since Samoa’s election, the Court of Appeal on Friday ruled in favour of the FAST government’s validity. The court found that the FAST administration’s ad hoc swearing-in ceremony in late May complied with Samoa’s constitution and was legitimate. Fiame said the three-month
New government for Samoa (24 July 2021) The outgoing prime minister of Samoa Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi is refusing to concede that he lost the election. On Friday the Court of Appeal ruled that the FAST Party, which won 26 seats in the April 9th election, was the country’s legitimate government.