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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...

ANALYSIS: By Fuimaono Dylan Asafo Samoa's Court of Appeal (CA) ruled yesterday that Article 44(1A) of the Constitution requires that six women should sit in...

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...

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...

RNZ Pacific Samoa's Attorney-General has recalled a scathing media release questioning the integrity of the country's judiciary. The release demanded that the judges appointed to hear...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Australia and New Zealand are being urged to follow the lead of the Federated States of Micronesia, and recognise Fiame Naomi...

By Barbara Dreaver, TVNZ One News Pacific correspondent Samoa’s deepening political crisis has taken yet another turn today after the Attorney-General’s office launched an astounding...

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,...

By Jamie Tahana, RNZ Pacific journalist Samoa's incoming prime minister has called for the caretaker Human Rights Protection Party (HRPP) government to relinquish power so...

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...

By Barbara Dreaver, TVNZ News Pacific correspondent Samoa’s Attorney-General’s office is calling yesterday’s swearing-in ceremony of Samoa’s FAST Party unconstitutional and unlawful, and is preparing...

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 The next step in the Samoan crisis is to see where the police land and to get a sense of who is going...

EDITORIAL: By the Samoa Observer Editorial Board What a shame it had to happen as it did. Fiame Naomi Mata'afa taking the oath of office 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...