Pasi Titania from Leauva’a is a 49 year old mother of four who stays home and looks after her younger children while her husband and some of her children worked to earn money for their family
“As a mother, it is my job every day to make sure that my kid’s are attending school to learn new things for them in the future and also for them to know what is up ahead because it it’s our dream for our kids to have a better life.” - Faau’uga Setefano
Three water tanks worth $500 each have gone to three lucky families. Their stories in the Village Voice feature of the Samoa Observer, described their need for help which has been generously answered.
It’s no secret, Samoan Rugby is in the rebuilding stage. As the players continue to put their bodies on the line for the country, businesses in Samoa have stepped in to help on the financial side.
The days of buses being driven by unlicensed drivers are over, according to the Land Transport Authority. They are adamant that the general public can be assured of their safety on the roads.
Four men, all from Savaii were taken into custody for possession of narcotics last week. They were apprehended at the Mulifanua Wharf and are scheduled to appear in court next month on the 1st of May.
Despite their undying love for their former Reverend Opapo Oeti, the Congregational Christian Church in Samoa (C.C.C.S) in Falelatai is moving on. They will be looking for a replacement church minister over the next six months.
“When there are drugs, there are guns and when those two mix up, its always deadly and that’s why the TCU in the Pacific works day and night to stop these types of transactions,” - Police Commissioner Fuiavaili’ili
Wladimir Klitschko was never really embraced by the average boxing fan, despite dominating a lackluster heavyweight division for the better part of a decade.
“When I got the invitation from Fiji Fashion Week to represent Samoa for their 10th year Golden Anniversary, I was stoked and overall excited,” - Dane Mulinu’u Fabricius.
“It’s hard because my husband is the only one who works for our family. Once we clear up all the area then we will start making another move for our family.” - Tina Toma
The participants to the 19th training session of the UN Women Fund for Gender Equality project with Samoa Victim Support Group on the economic empowerment of nofotane women shared a feeling of appreciation for being empowered themselves through the project.
Think a minute…Does a thief steal because he’s a thief? Or, is he a thief because he steals? Studies show that over 80% of criminals who have been in prison and then freed after serving their time are back in prison for the same crime in less than 1 year!
The righteous thing The Ministry of Revenue is not the most popular of government Ministries right now. That’s for sure.
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