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Cabinet of Samoa

Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs Fiame Naomi Mata’afa Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment Lautafi Fio Selafi Purcell Minister of Commerce, Industry […]

PM shuffles portfolios

Prime Minister Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi of Samoa has carried out a reshuffle of his Cabinet portfolios. Tialavea Leniu Tionisio Hunt has taken on the Prisons and Rehabilitation Services portfolio […]

PM appoints Cabinet as parliament convenes

Following the 4th March general election Prime Minister Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi has picked his Cabinet as the new parliament is sworn in today. There are thirteen ministers in the […]

Parliamentary 2016

An election took place on 4 March 2016. Human Rights Protection Party (o le Vaega Faaupufai e Puipuia Aia Tatau a Tagata) 35 Tautua Samoa Party 2 Independents 13 Total […]

Samoa goes to the polls

Samoa is holding a general election today for its 49 members of the Fono or Legislative Assembly of Samoa. There are 35 single member constituencies, six two-seat constituencies and one […]

IMF 2015 Article IV Consultation with Samoa

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Samoa Press Release No. 15/345 July 20, 2015 The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has concluded the 2015 […]

Lautafi Fio Selafi Purcell takes new Ministry of Public Enterprises

Following the resignation of Minister of Finance, Faumuina Tiatia Liuga, Samoa’s Prime Minister Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi has conducted a review of ministerial duties. As a result he has abolished […]

FinMin resigns

Minister of Finance, Faumuina Tiatia Liuga, announced that he was standing down after a long running battle against allegations of mismanagement and misuse of funds. His battle began in May […]