Samoa’s ruling party faces strongest election challenge in 20 years

Samoa’s ruling party faces strongest election challenge in 20 years

The Guardian

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The second-longest serving prime minister in the world is being challenged by his former deputy

Samoa’s ruling party will face its strongest challenge in 40 years as the small South Pacific country goes to the polls on Friday.

After 22 years in the top job, Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi is the second-longest serving prime minister in the world (second to Cambodia’s Hun Sen at 36 years).

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