Maintaining a consistent supply of quality cocoa beans is problematic for smallholder farmers in Samoa. There is significant variability in smallholder fermentation and drying practices, often resulting in variable cocoa bean quality, including smoke contamination from wood fueled driers.
German Pathologist Dr. Gerhard Stauch is back in Samoa. This time, he is here to conduct a second Senior Expert Services (S.E.S) assignment for the National Health Services (N.H.S).
It was the beginning of a typical Friday night out. Crowds streamed through Munich's glass-and-concrete Olympia Shopping Mall, while across the street, a mostly young crowd relaxed in a McDonald's restaurant.
Hillary Clinton debuted running mate Sen. Tim Kaine on Saturday as a can-do progressive committed to social justice and equality — "everything Donald Trump and Mike Pence are not" — at a boisterous rally ahead of next week's Democratic National Convention.
The Team Samoa Boxing Amateur took part in the Tri Nation held in Suva, Fiji last Saturday 16th July 2016. According to the Team Official Faletolu Su’a, the team consists 6 boxers from each weight category.
The Chiefs and the Hurricanes underlined the strength of the New Zealand teams in Super Rugby as they won their quarterfinals by huge margins on Saturday — 60-21 and 41-0.