LEADING WOMEN: Ane Moananu, C.E.O of Samoa Chamber of Commerce, inspirational speaker, Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever, Vaimasenu’u Zita Martel, Consul of France to Samoa and Angelina Wilkinson

OUTSIDE COURT: Susan Caroline Stowers speaks with prosecutor, Fepulea'i Patrick Fepulea'i, at Court. Photo: Lanuola Tupufia.A key witness in a hearing involving the President of Samoa Victims Support Group (S.V.S.G), Siliniu Lina Chang, and three others, accused of defeating the cause of justice, has admitted to an affair (fa’anunumi) with a church Minister.

Lenatai Victor Tamapua, Lealailepule Rimoni Aiafi and Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi.A body overlooking the work of teachers will soon be established after the Teachers Bill 2015 was passed in Parliament last week.

MORE PRISON TIME: Ropati Nauer at the Court House last Friday.A prisoner has had six months added onto his sentence, after being found guilty of receiving stolen goods.

PRAYING FOR HELP: Maria Pisikoa from Fatausi, Savai’i.Maria Pisikoa’s graduation from the Tesese Institute last week was a truly special day.

BIG STEP FORWARD: Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi signs the agreement with Sione Foliaki (A.C.E.O, Energy Division, M.O.F).Proposed plans for diversifying the country’s energy supply, to include energy produced from biomass gasification, are now a step closer to becoming reality.

AT COURT: Leota Ituau Ale outside the old Land and Titles Court.The Land and Titles Court has ruled in favour of a former Member of Parliament, Leota Leulua’iali’i Ituau Ale, allowing him to return to Solosolo village after being banished for six years.

Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi, has called on the business sector to repack herring boxes used by others for fa’alavelave (traditional obligations), to lessen the burden on locals slaughtering cows during traditional occasions.

IMPRISONED: Former Deputy Principal of Aana Secondary School, Ieti Paleaae, after being sentenced to 10 months in prison for assaulting school students.The former Deputy Principal of Aana Alofi No. 1 Secondary School, Ieti Paleaae, has been jailed for 10 months for assaulting two students, in years 9 and 10.

A PREVIOUS MEETING: Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi and his wife, Gillian Malielegaoi with Pope Benedict XVI. Photo: Getty ImagesPrime Minister, Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi, is scheduled to meet Pope Francis, at the Vatican on 3 December.

Palusalue Fa’apo II.The Leader of the Tautua Samoa Party, Palusalue Fa’apo II, has slammed the government for wasting “hundreds of millions of tala” which he said has caused a spike in poverty.

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