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By Soli Wilson in Apia Heavy rain early today failed to deter more than 1000 Human Rights Protection Party (HRPP) supporters who gathered in front...

RNZ Pacific Samoa's new prime minister has opted not to proceed with a China-backed port development project championed by her predecessor. Fiame Naomi Mata'afa said the...

ANALYSIS: By Patricia A. O'Brien, Georgetown University After nearly four months of being taken to the brink of dictatorship, Samoa’s constitutional crisis ended on July...

RNZ Pacific After previous calls for the Samoan Parliament to convene so a national budget can be passed, the ruling FAST Party now says there...

RNZ Pacific Samoa's new FAST Party government has got down to work this morning, meeting with the heads of government departments, more than 100 days...

By Lanuola Tusani Tupufia-Ah Tong in Apia Samoa's Court of Appeal ruled today that the Faatuatua ile Atua Samoa ua Tasi (FAST) party was the...

EDITORIAL: By the Samoa Observer editorial board When Australia’s second-longest ever serving Prime Minister faced a complete wipeout at the national elections after 10 years...

RNZ Pacific The FAST Party in Samoa has filed an application with the Supreme Court to have it recognise an impromptu swearing-in ceremony of elected...

RNZ Pacific The Court of Appeal in Samoa says its ruling from June 2 on the sixth women's seat cannot be used to delay the...

By Soli Wilson in Apia A Human Rights Protection Party (HRPP) associate minister has had his  seat of Sagaga 2 in the Samoa general election...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk In the latest twist in Samoa’s political rollercoaster, the FAST party has accused the rival HRPP leader of contempt of court,...

RNZ Pacific Samoa's Prime Minister-elect, FAST party leader Fiame Naomi Mata'afa, says negotiations remain at an impasse between her party and the rival Human Rights...

EDITORIAL: By the Samoa Observer editorial board Buoyed as he is by court decision, Samoa's caretaker Prime Minister has shown a character flaw weighing...

RNZ Pacific The leaders of Samoa's two main political parties have finally found something to agree upon since the April 9 general election - they...

RNZ Pacific A Court of Appeal decision today may pave the way for the FAST party to assume control of the Samoan government. Samoa's Court of...

EDITORIAL: By the editorial board of the Samoa Observer Samoa’s 59th Independence Day has come and gone, without the usual fanfare and intense patriotism we...

EDITORIAL: By the Samoa Observer's editorial board Amid a mountainload of work this week in the Attorney-General’s Office – as the caretaker government’s lawyers...

EDITORIAL: By the Editorial Board As the focus of Samoa’s political crisis shifts to the courtrooms of our Supreme and District Courts, and with Monday,...

ANALYSIS: By Patricia A. O'Brien, Georgetown University New battlelines in Samoa’s ongoing political crisis were drawn this week. After an evening swearing-in ceremony on the...

RNZ News Samoa's Prime Minister-elect says she does not think the accusation of treason by the incumbent leader holds sway and suggested he his having...

RNZ Pacific Samoa's FAST Party is expecting to face another day locked out of Parliament today and is also predicting a long year ahead to...

RNZ Pacific Samoa's election-winning FAST party leader Fiame Naomi Mata'afa has been named the country's first woman Prime Minister, in a swearing-in ceremony her rival...