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Fiame Naomi Mata'afa
August

Tuilaepa rallies in vain

The political car rally that took place in Apia led by former Prime Minister of Samoa, Tuilaepa Sailele Lupesoliai Malielegaoi on July 30 was reminiscent of the rallies staged by supporters of former President Donald Trump across the United States, even after he lost the 2021 elections and exhausted a number of legal challenges.

July

Fiame prevails: “It’s a new day”

By Samantha Magick “Can I offer my deepest gratitude to you, the people of Samoa, and in particular acknowledge the dignity with which you have waited with patience and forbearance,

November 2021 COVER
July

A note from the editor

After more than two months and infinite patience on the part of voters, Samoa finally has a new Prime Minister, Fiame Naomi Mata’afa. We’re yet to see what Fiame’s ascendancy will mean

Fiame Naomi Mata'afa
May

Samoa on tenterhooks

By Monica Miller Almost two months after voters in Samoa went to the polls to elect a new Parliament , the 51 men and women whom voters picked in the