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25 May, 2021 12:00 AM printer

News of the day

Fiame Naomi Mata’afa was sworn in as Samoa’s first woman prime minister at an extraordinary makeshift tent ceremony Monday, after the island nation’s long-ruling government refused to cede power and locked the doors of parliament. The ad-hoc ceremony, which is likely to face a court challenge, caps weeks of legal and political wrangling following fiercely contested elections on April 9.


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