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RNZ Pacific Five months after Samoa's April 9 general election the FAST party government finally began its first parliamentary session today. But it was without the...

RNZ Pacific Samoa's Prime Minister, Fiame Naomi Mata'afa, has sacked the Attorney-General, Savalenoa Mareva Betham Annandale, effective immediately. The government suspended the Attorney-General and the Clerk...

EDITORIAL: By the Samoa Observer editorial board It would be an understatement to say that we are stunned to see that the Human Rights Protection...

By Michael Field of The Pacific Newsroom Sāmoa’s defeated prime minister Tuila’epa Sailele has fired a verbal blast at Aotearoa New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda...

EDITORIAL: By the Samoa Observer Editorial Board It has become obvious in recent weeks that the strategy of Samoa’s oldest political party is to “repeat...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Michael Field of The Pacific Newsroom Sāmoa’s defeated prime minister is plotting civil unrest that will climax when a new Legislative Assembly...

RNZ Pacific The New Zealand government says it has full confidence Samoa's new government and its judiciary will continue to act with integrity. This comes after...

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 How quickly things change. If, as the old cliche goes, a week is a long time in politics then...

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...

RNZ Pacific Samoa's incoming leader has condemned the actions of the former government and demanded it hand over power. Fiame Naomi Mata'afa, speaking formally as the...

RNZ Saturday Morning Samoa found itself in a constitutional crisis this week when the caretaker Human Rights Protection Party (HRPP) government locked the doors to...

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...