'Akilisi Pōhiva first commoner to be democratically elected Prime Minister of Tonga

    Democratic Leader Sāmuela ʻAkilisi Pōhiva was elected the 2nd Prime Minister of Tonga today Monday 29 under the kingdom’s new political system of government since it was first introduced in 2010. The election of Mr. Pōhiva marked the first commoner to be elected as Tonga’s Prime Minister under its new democratic system. He won the…

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