Tonga's Minister of Finance, Hon. Dr ‘Aisake Eke was fired yesterday, a Sunday, by Prime Minister, Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva. The Minister of Finance says one of the reasons he was asked to resign was because he abstained from voting on the motion for a Vote of No Confidence in the Prime Minister on February 27.
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Thursday 31 December 2015
A year after Tonga’s second democratically elected government came into power at the end of December 2014, Tongan politics is stuck in the doldrums. The repetition by PM Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva that his government has the will to "take action" guided by the high moral principles of "good leadership, rule of law - justice for all and the fair distribution of national wealth," so far, are just hot air. The difference between what has been said and what has happened, speaks for itself. Editor's Comment by Pesi Fonua.