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Cabinet of Tuvalu

Enele Sopoaga Prime Minister & Minister for Public Utilities and Infrastructure Maatia Toafa Deputy Prime Minister Monise Lafai Minister for Communications & Transport Taukelina Finikaso Minister of Foreign Affairs, Environment, […]

Parliamentary 2015

An election to the House of Assembly took place on 31 March 2015. Tuvalu has no political parties and therefore the 15 members were elected as independents.

Authorities trying hard but still many problems

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has recently concluded a staff mission to Tuvalu. The Fund mission felt that “Tuvalu continues to recover gradually from the effects of the global financial […]

Willy Telavi removed as Prime Minister

Tuvalu’s long expected vote of no-confidence in Prime Minister Willy Telavi finally took place earlier today with the anticipated outcome of a government defeat being realised. After an eight month […]

Constitutional crisis in Tuvalu

Governor General Sir Italeli Iakoba has removed Prime Minister Willy Telavi from office and appointed opposition leader Enele Sopoanga to take his place in a caretaker position according to Australian […]

Parliament to reconvene on 30th July

Governor-General Sir Iakoba Italeli has decided to use his powers to reconvene parliament. The parliamentary sitting will be on 30th July. The opposition, who won a by-election last Sunday which […]

Government loses majority

The government lost an important by-election at the weekend in Nukufetau with the election of Pita Elisala from the opposition. The seat was vacated after the death of the finance […]

Opposition demand by elections as government loses two ministers

Opposition Leader, Enele Sopoanga is placing pressure upon Prime Minister Willie Telavi to call by-elections following the recent deaths of two Cabinet ministers according to Islands Business International (PACNEWS). Isaia […]

Political Parties in Tuvalu

Tuvalu is a non-partisan democracy with no political parties. Sources: Tuvalu Islands website: http://www.tuvaluislands.com/gov_info.htm;

Tuvalu

Queen Elizabeth II is Head of State Tuvalu has a unicameral Parliament also called the House of Assembly, which consists of 15 members serving four year terms.

Parliamentary 2010

An election to the House of Assembly took place on 16 September 2010. Tuvalu has no political parties and therefore the 15 members were elected as independents.