Former PM Tuilaepa apologises in Samoa contempt of court case

Former Samoa Prime Minister apologises in contempt of court case Former Samoan Prime Minister and Leader of the Human Rights Protection Party (HRPP), Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi and deputy leader Lauofo Fonotoe Pierre

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FAST swearing-in unlawful but Parliament must sit: Samoa Supreme court

The Samoa Supreme Court has declared the swearing in of the Faatuatua ile Atua Samoa ua Tasi (FAST) party on the lawns outside Parliament was unconstitutional but has also ordered Parliament to convene within seven days

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Samoa HRPP seat declared void; election overturned

A Human Rights Protection Party(HRPP) Associate Minister has had his election in the seat of Sagaga No. 2 declared void by the Samoa Supreme Court following a legal challenge, triggering a by-election.  This means

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Hearing on Samoa swearing-in to start next week

A hearing on an application brought by the Samoa Attorney General to stop the ad-hoc swearing-in of a new Government from taking legal effect after the disputed election, will begin next Monday. The Fa’atuatua ile

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From our archives: Fiame’s new chapter

As the official vote count continues in Samoa, we revisit our cover story from November 2020.   “It’s very liberating. I haven’t felt this excited about politics for a long time,” says Samoa’s former

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