Analysis – By Kalafi Moala in Nuku’alofa
After almost five weeks of political wrangling since the November 27 election, Tonga’s elected representatives finally chose a Prime Minister late last month. As expected, he is Tonga’s long time pro-democracy leader, ‘Akilisi Pohiva.
At 72, Pohiva is the oldest in Tonga’s Parliament, and is also the longest serving Member of Parliament.
By the time he finishes his current term in 2018, he would have been in Parliament continuously for 32 years. Read more »