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Tongan Prime Minister Pohiva, 78, dies in New Zealand

Reuters Thursday, 12 September 2019
Tongan Prime Minister 'Akilisi Pohiva, who was being treated for pneumonia at a hospital in Auckland, has died, New Zealand media said on Thursday.
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