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Fiame Naomi Mata’afa

Tuila'epa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi and Fiame Naomi Mata'afa
Honolulu, HAWAII — It seemed like a new era for Samoa when it voted its first woman prime minister into office, after more than 20 years under the previous leader. But the small Pacific nation’s political future is still uncertain, as the fallout from the election continues with potentially power-...
After nearly four months of being taken to the brink of dictatorship, Samoa’s constitutional crisis ended on July 26 when the prime minister for the past 23 years, Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi, conceded defeat. With the April 9 election loss, the 40-year dominance of Samoan politics by Tuilaepa’s...
Fiame Naomi Mata’afa
Apia, SAMOA — The most stable democracy in the Pacific is undergoing a seismic political shift as the country approaches elections next year. Samoa’s former deputy prime minister will run against her former party of 35 years, and the prime minister she served under, when she contests next year’s...
Fiamē Naomi Mata’afa
Apia, SAMOA — Former Deputy Prime Minister, Fiamē Naomi Mata’afa is one of three unopposed candidates when registrations closed on Friday (Samoa time). Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi who was unopposed in 2016, is facing two opponents in the April 9 general elections. The confirmed list...
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa Member of Parliament for Lotofaga, Fiame Naomi Mata’afa, has called for a vote against the leadership of the ruling Human Rights Protection Party (HRPP) in the 2021 General Election to prevent them from reshaping the judiciary, threatening the rule of law in Samoa. In an...