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Ukraine's Wladimir Klitschko, right, and Britain's Tyson Fury exchange blows during a boxing bout in Duesseldorf, western Germany.

Klitschko admits what boxing fans always knew: he was boring

Wladimir Klitschko was never really embraced by the average boxing fan, despite dominating a lackluster heavyweight division for the better part of a decade.

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SAMOAN REPRESENTATIVE IN FIJI’S 10TH YEAR GOLDEN ANNIVERSARRY: Dane Mulinu’u Fabricius.

D.M.F. putting Samoa on map

“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.

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STILL WORKING: Tupuola Fa’alea, 62 years old from Siumu and Faleula.

It’s a tough life for hard working man

Tupuola Fa’alea’s life is no walk in the park. No thanks to the cost of living, he says we live at a time where every penny counts.   

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WANTING THE BEST FOR MY CHILDREN: Moe Tiafau of Faleula and Samalaeulu.

Mother prioritises daughter and family

The struggle that every parents face each day is providing for family especially children who are their first priority.

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ASKING FOR HELP: Tina’s home at Leauva’a.

New beginning for family from Savai’i

“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

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LAZINESS DOESN’T EXIST IN OUR FAMILY: Nive Afele of Faleula.

Laziness will not cut it

“We have no one currently employed in my family; we live here with my siblings and their children and we share the same water pipes and electricity.” - Nive Afele

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POUTASI VILLAGE MAYOR: Auseuga F. Meleisea and BISHOP-LDS CHURCH IN TAFATAFA: Apinati Fili

Never too old to learn

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.

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COCOA INDUSTRY EXPANDS TO APIA: Samoan Cocoa to help with families financially.

Driving lucrative cocoa market

When it comes to the cocoa industry, the owners of Savai’i Koko, Tupa’i Sale’imoa and his wife Rosie Vaai have big plans. 

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CONGRATULATIONS: Mr. and Mrs. Hill.

Wedding smiles for Richeward and Talahiva

Love was in the air at Si’usega yesterday and there was no hiding the fact from the faces of loved up duo, Richeward Hill and Talahiva Samaria Chan Mow.

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Team Razzee: Excited for the great week ahead.

Anglers set to tackle Samoa high seas

The anglers are ready, the weather is looking great and now it’s just a matter of the gunshot start and they’re away.

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AT THE LAUNCH OF THE BOOK

New book revisits history of Germany in Samoa

A book about the history of Germans in Samoa before independence was launched at the Robert Louis Stevenson Museum on Friday night.

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WORKING HAND IN HAND: Mike Mahendra, Verona Parker and Luatua Setefano.

Bringing you Parker’s next fight

The upcoming Lupesoliai Joseph Parker world title defense fight against Hughie Fury is coming to a TV3 near you thanks to Taula Beverages.

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Speaking to the Sunday Samoan, the woman who prefers to be known only as “Stoira” strongly denied that she is the face behind Samoa’s “most wanted blogger.”

Accused woman breaks her silence

A woman who was wrongfully arrested by the Police and detained for five days over the manhunt for “Ole Palemia” has broken her silence about the ordeal.

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Two Police officers arrived with the warrant and met with the Editor.

Police execute search warrant of Samoa Observer

It was part of their investigation to track down the person who has been making what they claim as “defamatory” statements against a woman who claims to be carrying the marks of Jesus Christ’s suffering and her family.

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FALEATA HIGH CHIEFS: Mata’ia Lynn Netzler with high chiefs of Faleata.

Vaitele celebrate Matai’a title

It’s official. Businesswoman Lynn Netzler is a legitimate holder of the Matai’a chiefly title at Vaitele. Yesterday, Matai’a’s family and the village of Vaitele marked the occasion with a grand ceremony. 

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WRONG TERMINOLOGY BUT CORRECT DECISION: Assistant Commissioner of Samoa Prisons and Correction Services, Ulugia Sauafea Aumua, said the use of termination is unfortunate by they stand by their decision to let her go.

Woman disputes her “termination” letter

A former employee of Samoa Prisons and Correction Services has expressed disgust at the way her services were “terminated” when she reached the retirement age of 55.

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WE NEED TO NURTURE CHILDREN RIGHT: Sikoti Elui of Siusega

Teach the children and their future will be bright

“I believe in parents passing down these lessons so the children can succeed. Lead them and teach them about how hard life is and they will know what to do.” - Sikoti Elui

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With honest and hard work you will succeed: Sipa Fata of Afega.

Just don’t give up!

That’s the advice from Sipa Fata, 45 – year - old from the village of Afega when the Village Voice caught up with him while he was at work. 

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Lolisi Elisara from Salailua Savaii, Vaitele and Nuu.

From Savai’i and stepping out of his comfort zone

The youth being the future of their families and this country seems to be a topic that most people talk about.

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Tafu Siani from the village of Nu’u.

A humble request for a job

“It’s enough money to live by every day but I still want a job of my own because I don’t want to sit around and not doing anything to help in the development of my family." - Tafu Siani

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Think a Minute

Success is mostly failure

Think a minute…A successful man said: “Success is mostly about failing.” What we don’t know about the world’s most successful people is the many times they failed before they finally succeeded.

Columns

Head of State addresses American Samoa

We thank God for this beautiful day whereupon we have come to celebrate a historic moment in remembrance and prayer.

Between the Lines

BETWEEN THE LINES

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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