Kausea Natano new PM of Tuvalu; Sopoaga ousted

uvalu’s Parliament has elected a new prime minister, ending the six-year premiership of Enele Sopoaga. Kausea Natano was this morning voted in by 10 of the country’s 16 MPs to form a new government. Mr Natano, a long-time MP from Funafuti,…
WPRA Congratulates New Tuvalu Prime Minister

In a statement issued today, Secretary-General of West Papua Revolutionary Army (WPRA), one of the tree affiliate commands of West Papua Army (WPA), congratulates Kausea Natano as new PM of Tuvalu . The Secretary-General of WPRA, Amunggut Tabi, Gen. WPRA…
Surge in Papua violence prompts stronger stand from Pacific leaders

Jamie Tahana, RNZ Pacific Journalist@JamieTahanajamie.tahana@rnz.co.nz As thousands of Papuans took to the streets for a second week of mass demonstrations, Pacific leaders have conceded that, to date, their stance on West Papua has achieved little. The last ten days has seen…
Pacific leaders want action on West Papua human rights issues

By Nic Maclellan in Funafuti, Tuvalu, Source: https://islandsbusiness.com/ Members of the Pacific Islands Forum have urged Indonesia to take action on human rights violations in West Papua, and strongly encouraged Jakarta to facilitate a long-mooted visit by the UN High…
Tongan PM blasts Pacific regionalism ‘myth’ and silence over West Papua

By Pacific Media Watch – Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk By Makereta Komai in Funafuti, Tuvalu Tonga’s Prime Minister, ‘Akilisi Pohiva, has delivered a stinging attack against regionalism and the Pacific Islands Forum’s stance of leaving no one behind, for failing to amicably resolve the…
Pacific foreign ministers meeting in Fiji Friday

The foreign ministers of Pacific Island Forum nations meet in Fiji on Friday to consider key issues ahead of next month’s leaders’ summit in Tuvalu. New Zealand’s Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters said it is an important opportunity to deepen…