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Samoa's first female PM to review costly China-backed projects

Fiame takes office after months of constitutional crisis

Fiame Naomi Mata'afa took office in the country's first transition of power in 23 years.   © AP

SYDNEY -- Fiame Naomi Mata'afa took office Tuesday as Samoa's first female prime minister, ending months of post-election wrangling with the country's first transition of power in 23 years.

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