New Zealand Prime Minister Congratulates Samoa’s First Woman Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mata’afa

  Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has tonight congratulated Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mata’afa on her victory in Samoa’s general election. The daughter of the first Prime Minister of Samoa becomes the first…

Samoa Head of State Suspends Opening of Parliament

His Highness Head of State of Samoa Tuimalealiifano Va’aletoa Sualauvi II, has suspended his proclamation made on Friday 21st May for the opening of the 17th Parliament that was set…

Double Victory for Samoa FAST Political Party After Supreme Court Rulings

Samoa’s judiciary has ruled against the Office of the Electoral Commission’s appointment of the sixth woman MP under Article 44(1a) of the country’s constitution citing the appointment and seat as…

Samoa Head of State Calls for new Election 21st May

His Highness the Head of State Tuimalealiifano Vaaletoa Sualauvi II has addressed the nation this evening regarding the ongoing election deadlock between the Human Rights Protection Party (HRPP) and Faatuatua i…

Electoral Commissioner Thanks Samoa for Peaceful General Election

Electoral Commissioner Faimalomatumua Mathew Lemisio released a media statement this morning, expressing his gratitude to all the voters who the made the effort to vote in Samoa’s General Election. He…

Samoa General Election 2021 Down to the Wire

Samoa’s caretaker Prime Minister Tuilaepa Dr. Sailele Malielegaoi and leader of the newly formed Fa’atuatua i le Atua Samoa ua Tasi (FAST Party) Fiame Naomi Mataafa have addressed the nation this…

Facebook Launch Prompt to Encourage Voters in Samoa Ahead of General Election

Facebook is set to launch an Election Day prompt to encourage voters to get out and vote ahead of Samoa’s General Election on April 9. The prompt will be available…