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Lesotho

SAPMIL presence contributing to calm in Lesotho

The SAPMIL (SADC Preventive Mission in Lesotho) has in just over two months acted as a successful deterrent to further instability and the landlocked country has been relatively calm, according to an AU (African Union) assessment.

SADC Lesotho mission budget is $6 million plus for six months

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Lesotho mission, while not overly large in number, needs more funding to do its work, according to the regional body.

SADC preventive mission in place in Lesotho

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has positioned a just on 300-strong preventive mission in the mountain kingdom of Lesotho.

Reduced SADC contingent force for Lesotho

The assassination of the Lesotho Defence Force chief at the beginning of September saw a flurry of diplomatic and other activity from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) with talks of up to a battalion strength force being deployed to the mountain kingdom.

Lesotho Defence Force has received a new helicopter

The Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) has taken delivery of an H125 light helicopter, and inaugurated an upgraded runway at Mejametalana Airbase.

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