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Polikalepo Kefu had a ‘dream for better Lapaha’; His death sparks call to redefine LGBT in Tonga

The Lapaha community lost one of its leading activists when Polikalepo Kefu, who was a human rights activist and LGBTQ+ president, was allegedly murdered...

Commentary: PM’s response to questions about fake driving license death  shows he should learn to lead with sympathy and set up an enquiry into...

COMMENTARY: Prime Minister Pōhiva Tu’i’onetoa‘s answers to Kaniva News over the death of a woman who was killed in a two-car crash show he...

King deeply ‘dissatisfied’ with gov’t, parliament’s broken ‘promises’; ‘no further actions’ against illicit drugs, education and health issues

King Tupou VI  said this morning he was dissatisfied that both the government and parliament did not keep to their promises to address his...

LGBT community, in mourning over death of activist,  blasts Lavulavu’s use of name “Etuate Fakaleiti” as “disparaging” their community

Ousted Cabinet Minister ‘Etuate Lavulavu’s use of the name  ‘Etuate Fakaleitī in his response to a question from Kaniva News has been criticised for...

Tongan man accused of sexual contact with girl on Phoenix to Anchorage flight

By Fox10 Phoenix An Arizona man has been indicted in Alaska on a federal charge of abusive sexual contact involving a 16-year-old girl who was...

 Woman who dishonestly gets $20,000 after selling same imported car to two other customers sentenced

A woman who conned two other clients out of TOP$20,000 in a car sale fraud received suspended sentence for 24 months. ‘Ana Toe’umu Latu pleaded...

Polikalepo Kefu: International media react to the murder of the LGBT activist

The death of the Tongan human rights activist Polikalepo Kefu has prompted reactions and outpouring of tributes not just in Tonga, but also overseas. The...

Man in court charged with Kefu’s murder; Police warn of ‘inaccurate’ information on social media

Police have charged a 27-year-old man from Fungamisi Vavaú, residing at Halaleva, with murder in relation to the death of 41-year-old Polikalepo Kefu of...