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2016 February

Battle for top job

IN what may be a record in the Pacific islands for speed of a no confidence motion following election, just three days

2016 February

New players, old lessons

VANUATU saw out 2015 on a high note as a model of the Westminster system. The separation of powers worked well and

2016 February

Political horse-trading

VOTERS in Kiribati went to the polls on January 7th 2015 and gave the country’s more prominent political parties more than a

2016 February

Another term for Tuilaepa?

HOW can one predict the result for next month’s general elections in Samoa, now? Smartphones, that’s how. Similar to other island states,