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Samoa's historic election saga comes down to Supreme Court ruling

Experts see nation, and Pacific women, on cusp of new era regardless of outcome

Samoa opposition leader Fiame Naomi Mata'afa, pictured in April, is vying to become the island's first female prime minister.   © AFP/Jiji

HONG KONG -- The political winds of change are blowing in Samoa, as voters anxiously await a Supreme Court decision that will likely determine if they head back to the polls on May 21.

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