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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...

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 Sialai Sarafina Sanerivi in Apia Veteran Samoan parliamentarian and chairman of the Fa'atuatua i le Atua Samoa ua Tasi (FAST) has criticised what he...

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...

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

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 Samoa's HRPP party -- the country's caretaker government -- has now lost six seats since the April 9 general election, with eight byelections...

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...

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...