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News: Samoa

We have started to collect the most important news related to Samoa in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Samoan rugby team that set off 104 days ago still not home

Friday, June 5th 2020, 4:07

While waiting for flights to resume, 20 players shared a single room in Auckland for three months.
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Samoan chief guilty of slavery in New Zealand

Tuesday, March 17th 2020, 18:51
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Joseph Auga Matamata lured victims with promises of a better life but beat them and kept their money.
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We gave up Christmas to fight measles in Samoa

Wednesday, December 25th 2019, 0:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British doctors and nurses are battling to save children's lives from measles on Christmas Day.
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Samoa arrests vaccination critic amid deadly measles crisis

Friday, December 6th 2019, 9:23

Samoa's deadly measles crisis is in part blamed on people spreading false information online.
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How a wrong injection helped cause Samoa's measles epidemic

Monday, December 2nd 2019, 8:54

Two babies died after being given a wrongly-mixed vaccination - and the effects are still being felt.
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Japan 38-19 Samoa: Hosts close to qualification for World Cup quarter-finals

Saturday, October 5th 2019, 14:03
related countries: Japan Japan

Hosts Japan move closer to their first World Cup quarter-final with a bonus-point victory over Samoa at the City of Toyota Stadium in Pool A.
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Elton John film Rocketman banned in Samoa over gay scenes

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 10:01

The censor says the biopic clashes with the country's "cultural and Christian beliefs".
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The mystery Samoan in my family tree

Tuesday, April 2nd 2019, 23:53

When Lennard Davis received an email from a stranger who said that Lennard was his closest living relative, he assumed that it was a scam - but it wasn't.
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'Liberating experience'

Thursday, September 1st 2016, 3:40

A beauty pageant with a difference celebrates Samoa's third gender culture, while shining a light on human rights issues in the island nation.
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Samoa divided over stigmata claims

Thursday, April 7th 2016, 3:01

Samoan woman's claims divide the nation.
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