14 Apr 2021

Explaining politics in Samoa and the wait for a new government

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:37 pm on 14 April 2021

Samoa is currently waiting to find out whether its longest-serving prime minister will be returned or a new era of government will begin.

The final and official count started on Monday.

RNZ Pacific Journalist Dominic Godfrey explains what's happening and how politics is run in Samoa.

The Samoa Electoral Commission shows electoral officials monitoring the counting during the general election in the capital city of Apia.

The Samoa Electoral Commission shows electoral officials monitoring the counting during the general election in the capital city of Apia. Photo: AFP or licensors

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