Samoa’s political crisis ends and first female prime minister installed after court ruling

Fiame Naomi Mata’afa was confirmed by Samoa’s court of appeal to be the country’s first female prime minister, ending the 22-year reign of the former leader Samoa’s months-long political crisis has been brought to a close and the Pacific nation has its first female prime minister after a ruling of the country’s court of appealContinue reading “Samoa’s political crisis ends and first female prime minister installed after court ruling”

Samoa in crisis as elected leader locked out of Parliament

Samoa was plunged into a constitutional crisis Monday when the woman who won an election last month was locked out of Parliament and the previous leader claimed he remained in charge. The fast-moving events marked the latest twist in a bitter power struggle that has been playing out in the small Pacific nation since itContinue reading “Samoa in crisis as elected leader locked out of Parliament”

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