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Democracy Samoa-29-07-2021( 0:29:33)       
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Samoa has a new government - the FAST Party. With as much as 300 million tala every year lost to corruption by the HRPP Party, should their unsworn members be forced into by-elections or investigated and jailed for corruption? Maua discusses on Democracy Samoa tonight!
Published: 7/29/2021 7:00:00 AM
Democracy Samoa-22-07-2021( 0:30:21)       
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Tonight follows court petitions involving Tuala Iosefo Ponifasio and Toomata Norah Leota; the PM's rebuke of TV3 after La’auli Leuatea Schmidt was falsely accused of endorsing the sexual assault of women. and a possible Chinese TV channel for Samoa.
Published: 7/22/2021 7:00:00 AM
Democracy Samoa-15-07-2021( 0:29:22)       
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Tonight: 'Unable to accept defeat, and grimly hanging onto power, Samoa suffers at the hands of Dr X.’
Published: 7/15/2021 7:00:00 AM
Democracy Samoa-08-07-2021( 0:30:5)       
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Desperate to retain power, the former Prime Minister and current Head of State in Samoa have defied the Supreme Court's order that Parliament convene on 5 July 2021 at the latest. Meanwhile as a result of election petitions FAST leads the HRPP with a clear majority of 26 seats to 20.
Published: 7/8/2021 7:00:00 AM
Democracy Samoa-01-07-2021( 0:27:48)       
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The irresistible force meets the immovable object: Samoa's PM continues to deny reality by claiming that he has greater authority than the judiciary.'
Published: 7/1/2021 12:00:00 PM
Democracy Samoa-24-06-2021( 0:30:18)       
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Dr Maua Faleauto says' `The Samoan people wait patiently as FAST seeks direction from the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal of Samoa regarding the 24 May 2021 swearing-in ceremony and its right to take the reins of power immediately. Meanwhile the caretaker government continues to ignore the election results of 09 April 2021'
Published: 6/24/2021 6:30:00 PM
Democracy Samoa-17-06-2021( 0:30:34)       
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Dr Maua Faleauto says "The Crooked Way of the HRPP: There was a crooked man, and he walked a crooked mile. He found a crooked sixpence upon a crooked stile. He bought a crooked cat, which caught a crooked mouse, and they all lived together in a little crooked house."
Published: 6/17/2021 11:00:00 AM
Democracy Samoa-10-06-2021( 0:29:45)       
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Dr Maua Faleauto simplifies the essential nature of democracy in order to educate our people.
Published: 6/10/2021 3:00:00 PM
Democracy Samoa-03-06-2021( 0:30:54)       
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Dr Maua Faleauto simplifies the essential nature of democracy in order to educate our people.
Published: 6/3/2021 11:00:00 AM
Democracy Samoa-27-05-2021( 0:29:40)       
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E lafi a tagi usi: Hidden like a tattoo design is a Samoan proverb used of secrets that have been divulged. The truth will out in life, art and politics.
Published: 5/27/2021 7:00:00 AM
Democracy Samoa-20-05-2021( 0:29:27)       
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Maua gives a summary of the historic decision of the Supreme Court at Mulinu’u overturning the second election announced by the Head of State.
Published: 5/20/2021 12:00:00 PM
Democracy Samoa-13-05-2021( 0:30:24)       
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While Samoa waits for the Supreme Court to decide whether a second election will take place, I invite all Samoans to join a new Facebook group called the The Court of the People of Samoa Atoa, which explains the Samoa Solidarity International Group legal challenge to the Land Titles Registration Act 2008
Published: 5/13/2021 2:00:00 PM
Democracy Samoa-06-05-2021( 0:29:3)       
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Dr Maua Faleauto simplifies the essential nature of democracy in order to educate our people.
Published: 5/6/2021 6:30:00 PM

Samoa struggles to maintain a democracy. Few Samoans understand the freedoms and rights guaranteed by Samoa's Constitution. Dr Maua Faleauto hosts this weekly show simplifying the essential nature of democracy in order to educate our people.


Host: Dr Maua Faleauto
Produced By: Radio Southland
Language: English
Category: News and Politics
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