Tuvalu. According to
Countryaah official website, Bikenibeu Paeniu was forced to resign as prime
minister in April after losing a vote of confidence in
parliament. The background was criticism of Paenius's
privacy and his failure to implement the government's
program. Ionatana Ioanatana, who was previously Minister of
Education, Culture, Women and Health, was appointed as new
Head of Government.