Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi is back in the country from Stockholm, Sweden. He was there to attend the annual E.A.T Forum where he delivered Samoa’s perspective on the frontlines of climate change; facing the public health burden of Non-Communicable Diseases; and the changes instituted and strategies developed to reverse current trends.
It has taken a few games but Manu Samoa fans thirst for victory was well and truly quenched on Saturday when the men in blue brought out their A game to defeat Tonga, 30-10, at Apia Park.
Three Australians, a New Zealander, a South African and two Nigerians were freed on Sunday, four days after they were kidnapped in an ambush on a police convoy in southeastern Nigeria that killed a driver, officials said.
Fireworks exploded as a huge container ship made an inaugural passage through the newly expanded Panama Canal on Sunday, formally launching the Central American nation's multibillion-dollar bet on a bright economic future despite tough times for global shipping.
The Spain women's rugby sevens team followed its men into the Rio de Janeiro Olympics by winning the last qualifying spot in Dublin on Sunday.
Italy's substitute flyhalf Carlo Canna kicked a late penalty to secure a 20-18 comeback win over Canada in a rugby union test match Sunday.