Samoa

Country in the Central Pacific Ocean

Samoa, officially the Independent State of Samoa and until 1997 known as Western Samoa, is a Polynesian island country consisting of two main islands, Savai'i and Upolu, two smaller inhabited islands, Manono and Apolima, as well as several small uninhabited islands including the Aleipata Islands. The capital city is Apia. The Lapita people discovered and settled the Samoan Islands around 3,500 years ago. They developed a Samoan language and Samoan cultural identity.

Samoa News and Videos   LIVE

ℹ️ This is a LIVE page which updates automatically as we're monitoring our hand-curated selection of verified and trustworthy media outlets
Within minutes of news that crew members of the cargo ship Fesco Askold had tested positive for Covid-19, a social media storm broke across Samoa. Covid-free..
19 hours ago • New Zealand Herald

Advertisement
Samoan Prime Minister Tuila'epa Sailele Malielegaoi says the nation’s first Covid-19 case, a sailor who flew to Apia from Auckland, continues to return..
4 days ago • WorldNews
By RNZ People returning to Samoa on the country's first repatriation flight from the US will have to spend three weeks in quarantine upon their arrival.The 300..
6 days ago • New Zealand Herald
By RNZ There's confusion in Samoa this morning over whether the country has its first case of Covid-19 or not. TO READ THE HERALD'S FULL CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE..
1 week ago • New Zealand Herald

You might like