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Lesotho votes two years after previous election amid instability

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People in Lesotho voted in a national election two years after the previous one as the Southern African kingdom struggles with political...

SADC leaders meet in Swaziland

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President Jacob Zuma was among the regional leaders who participated in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Extraordinary Summit of Heads of...

Lesotho parliament dissolved

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Lesotho's king has dissolved parliament and will shortly set an election date, the deputy prime minister said, days after Prime Minister Pakalitha...

ISS: Is Lesotho about to plunge into chaos again?

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Lesotho, that chronic ulcer burning the gut of South Africa, is playing up again. After some 30 months of diplomacy by Pretoria...

SA Home Affairs officials, Basotho nationals nabbed for fraud, corruption

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The Hawks have arrested 20 Home Affairs officials and six Basotho nationals at the Maseru port of entry. The 26 suspects, aged between...

ISS: SADC cracks the whip in Lesotho

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The tiny, landlocked mountain kingdom of Lesotho has been giving the region a chronic migraine, way out of proportion to its size,...

ISS: SADC report on Lesotho – cause for hope, or more...

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This weekend, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) will convene a double troika summit in Mozambique to receive the report of its...

Constitutional, security reforms for Lesotho

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South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the SADC Observer Mission that he has led made recommendations for the Kingdom of Lesotho...

Deteriorating Lesotho security situation sees Ramaphosa facilitating again

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One who is sure to be keeping an eagle eye on developments in Lesotho as well as the diplomatic peace brokering efforts...

U.S. “deeply concerned” after former Lesotho army chief killed

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The United States said on Monday it was "deeply concerned" after Lesotho's former army chief was shot dead last week, an incident...

Lesotho swears in prime minister after tight election

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Lesotho's Pakalitha Mosisili was sworn in as prime minister on Tuesday, two weeks after he formed a coalition government that neighbouring South...

Lesotho looks to hold on to peace after early elections

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South African deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa said Lesotho should form a government promptly after weekend polls and push ahead with constitutional and...

Final results of Lesotho polls reveal no clear winner

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The final results of southern African kingdom Lesotho's general elections revealed no outright winner as the ruling All Basotho Congress party narrowly...

Lesotho goes to polls in bid for stability six months after...

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The people of Lesotho voted on Saturday in a tense election they hope will restore stability six months after an attempted coup...

Lesotho prepares for early vote in bid to ease political crisis

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Feuding parties in Lesotho's ruling coalition will face off on Saturday in early national elections staged in a bid to restore stability...

Lesotho army, ex-PM bodyguards in shootout ahead of election

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A bystander was killed and three people were wounded in a shootout between soldiers and two former bodyguards of Lesotho's prime minister,...

Lesotho senior officials leave for Africa

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SADC Facilitator and South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the departure of three senior Lesotho Defence Force and Police officials...

SA deploys police in Lesotho

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Pretoria – South Africa has deployed 140 members of the South African Police Service (SAPS) to the Kingdom of Lesotho to ensure...

Diamonds and dagga confiscated on Lesotho border

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That border protection is not only preventing people from illegally entering South Africa comes from the Lesotho/Free State border where diamonds valued...

Lesotho’s king convenes parliament for first time since “coup”

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Lesotho's king convened parliament on Friday for the first time since an alleged coup attempt in August as the southern African country...

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