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Lesotho to hold elections two years early after attempted coup

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Lesotho has brought forward 2017 elections by two years to try to resolve political tensions in the southern African country after an...

Lesotho brings forward vote to ease political crisis

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Lesotho will hold elections earlier than scheduled in 2017, in an effort to ease a political crisis that resulted in an apparent...

ISS: Challenges ahead for SADC’s mediation in Lesotho

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Last weekend saw developments of what can be termed as anarchy and subservience taking place in Lesotho's capital, Maseru. The turbulence had...

African Standby Force exercise in Lesotho postponed until March

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The Amani field training exercise (FTX) for the AU African Standby Force (ASF) planned for next month has been postponed to March...

Lesotho PM returns home under tight security after “coup”

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Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane returned to State House in the capital Maseru on Wednesday, four days after he fled to South...

ISS: What next for Lesotho?

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South Africans woke up on Saturday morning to the disturbing news that a coup d'état was taking place in the mountain kingdom...

Over 5 000kg of dagga confiscated by soldiers on border protection

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That the defence force makes a difference in border protection has again been illustrated with a large dope bust on the Lesotho/South...

Lesotho PM calls for regional peace force after “coup”: aide

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Lesotho's prime minister has asked southern African states to send peacekeepers into his mountain kingdom to restore order after an apparent coup...

Lesotho’s deputy premier in charge after PM flees “coup”

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Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane accused Deputy Prime Minister Mothetjoa Metsing of helping to plan a coup by the army that forced...

Lesotho to host African Standby Force exercise

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A planning meeting currently underway in Gaborone, Botswana, will finalise planning for a major field exercise in Lesotho next October in support...

State failing in duty on Lesotho border – Free State farmers

Free State farmers are again headed for court over what they describe as a chaotic situation along the rugged Lesotho border. The...

Lesotho defence force gets new chief

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The Lesotho Defence Force has received a new commander, Major General Phatoli Lekanyane, succeeding Lieutenant General Thuso Motanyane, who retired after 38...

Lesotho struggles to normalise situation at Lesotho-SA border

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Lesotho Foreign Affairs and International Relations Minister Mohlabi Tsekoa has summoned the South African high commissioner to his office, to register it's...

Free State border needs protection: DA

The Democratic Alliance (DA) says the South African National Defence Force should resume border patrols along the country's border with Lesotho sooner...

Cabinet returns SANDF to border duty

The South African National Defence Force is again responsible for borderline control and protection, following a Cabinet decision announced yesterday. This reverses a decision...

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