Archives for February 2013

Savea Sano Malifa – Fooled by gossip

Savea Sano Malifa

Savea Sano Malifa

Savea Sano Malifa, founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Samoa Observer recently supplied me with a perfect example of the mindset and conduct of a Samoan who lives (and in Savea’s case works) in the world of gossip.

What is unusual for me is that this example is remarkably clear and in writing, from an influential Samoan leader. Apart from the many witnesses who have spoken to me and emails proving professional misconduct of a government department CEO,  it is actually the first time that I have documentary proof for others to see of the mostly hidden workings of the Samoan gossip machine.

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