Nation marks the funeral of Tongan PM

The funeral of the late Tongan prime minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva is taking place this morning in Nuku’alofa. Mr Pohiva died in Auckland last Thursday but has been lying-in-state at the St George Government Building over the past two nights. There…
Pacific leaders pay tribute to ‘Akilisi Pohiva

Pacific leaders are paying tribute to the late Tongan prime minister, ‘Akilisi Pohiva, who died on Thursday. The 78-year-old died in an Auckland hospital having been evacuated from Tonga on Wednesday with pneumonia. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said…
Tonga’s Prime Minister Akilisi Pohiva dies aged 78

Pacific Beat By Pacific affairs reporter Liam Fox and Michael Walsh Tonga’s Prime Minister Akilisi Pohiva has died at the age of 78. Key points: Mr Pohiva had been suffering from pneumonia and liver problems He spent years campaigning against royal involvement in the…
Late Tongan PM ‘Akilisi Pohiva remembered as ‘beacon of democracy’

Akilisi Pohiva, a school teacher who evolved into the leading figure of Tonga’s democracy movement to eventually become prime minister, died today. He was 78. His death was confirmed by the government this morning. Tonga’s parliament has been adjourned indefinitely, and Mr…
Another nabanga has fallen: Malvatumauri

The Malvatumauri Council of Chiefs’ peaceful protest over Matthew and Hunter that was initially planned to happen today has been postponed to Friday, April 5 because of the death of a former Prime Minister, late Donald Kalpokas Masike’ Vanua. “On behalf…
Stevie Mambor: The Black Brothers drummer dies

Longtime Port Vila resident and former Manager of once famed Black Brothers Band, Andy Ayamiseba, has announced with sadness the passing away of legendary drummer of the band, Stevie Mambor, in Canberra, Australia this week on Wednesday April 18. Stevie…
Santo Island, Vanuatu: Dr. Titus Path dies

Dr.Titus Path, of Hog Harbor Village in East Santo, who was the first ni-Vanuatu with an honorary degree of Doctorate in Divinity, has died on Santo, according to information received by Daily Post. Part of his life was described in a…
ULMWP berduka atas wafatnya Presiden Vanuatu

Jayapura, Jubi – United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) turut berduka atas wafatnya Presiden Vanuatu, Baldwin Lonsdale Sabtu 17 Juni, di Port Vila Vanuatu. Baldwin ‘Womtelo’ Lonsdale dianggap sebagai Pahlawan Melanesia sejati bagi West Papua. Juru Bicara ULMWP Benny Wenda,…