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Lesotho , Friday 23 February 2018

News Lesotho » Politics: Lesotho PM faces probe over Gupta mining links

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Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

“The two letters appear to have been the first step in an audacious plan orchestrated by the Guptas and their business partner, Salim Essa, to seize the Mothae Diamond Mine in Lesotho with the help of the country’s political elite, presumably the ...

News Lesotho » Politics: SAPMIL presence contributing to calm in Lesotho

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Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

The AU/SADC secretariat team met with senior leadership of the 258 person-strong SAPMIL as well as Lesotho government officials; opposition political parties, in and outside Parliament; civil society and non-government organisations; the Christian Council ...

News Lesotho » Politics: AU conducts an Assessment on the SADC Preventive Mission in Lesotho (SAPMIL)

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Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

The Team held consultations with various stakeholders namely: SAPMIL Senior Leadership Team, Lesotho Government officials, opposition political parties (both inside and outside Parliament), civil society and Non-Government Organizations (NGOs), the ...

News Lesotho » Politics: Lesotho: Metsing's Last Stand! Is Anybody Paying Attention?

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Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

It is a cry for help by a politician who used to hold all the cards in the Lesotho political chess game but has lost all the leverage he had. Mr Metsing's petition deserves an analysis on what he really wants and also whether he has any negotiating partner ...

News Lesotho » Politics: As 'Black Panther' hits screens in Africa, 'the hero is all of us'

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Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Wakanda’s warriors dress in traditional woven Basotho blankets from Lesotho and checkered east African Maasai ... But he says the film’s politics aren’t as important as the simple fact of its existence. Now, he says, there’s indisputable proof ...

News Lesotho » Politics: In Lesotho, military and politics make a dangerous mix

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Publication date: Saturday 09 September 2017

MASERU, Lesotho: When rival officers gunned down Lesotho’s army chief and were then killed by his bodyguards, hopes that the mountain kingdom had escaped its cycle of violence also perished. The shoot-out this week at a military barracks in the capital ...

News Lesotho » Politics: Lesotho hopes for political stability as PM is inaugurated

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Publication date: hursday 15 June 2017

MASERU, Lesotho – Lesotho's new prime minister took the oath of office on Friday, returning to power three years after he fled the politically unstable southern African kingdom because of fears that he was an assassination target. Zambia's president ...