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US donates personal protective equipment to Lesotho

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The US Department of Defence has donated personal protective equipment (PPE) to Lesotho, including face masks, face shields and thermometers. Department of Defence personnel assigned...

Lesotho’s new PM sworn in but faces task of uniting fractious...

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Moeketsi Majoro was sworn in as Lesotho’s new prime minister on Wednesday, a day after his predecessor resigned under pressure over a scandal involving...

First COVID-19 case in Lesotho

Lesotho recorded its first case of COVID-19 on Wednesday, the health ministry said, becoming the last country in southern and East Africa afflicted by...

Lesotho PM Thabane to resign by 22 May

Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane will resign by 22 May, his spokesman said, adding he knew nothing of a report that the prime minister...

Lesotho deploys more soldiers to boost border control

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Lesotho has beefed up border security with the deployment of more soldiers to control illegal crossing into the country. There were already some 1 000...

Thabane coalition folds

Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s coalition fell apart in parliament spelling the end of his tenure and paving the way to resolution of a...

Lesotho PM Thabane’s powers to be limited

The king of Lesotho Letsie III assented to legislation preventing Prime Minister Thomas Thabane dissolving parliament and calling an election in the event of...

Former wife of Lesotho PM wanted divorce

Hours before she was shot dead on the outskirts of Maseru, Lesotho’s former first lady Lipolelo Thabane made a surprising decision. According to a close...

Time running out for Lesotho’s Thabane

Lesotho lawmakers and South African mediators said legislation awaiting aprroval of the king will see Prime Minister Tom Thabane, suspected of killing his ex-wife,...

Thabane not going

Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane will not be told when to leave office, a national newspaper reported, resisting efforts to defuse a political crisis...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...