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Deal reached to end Lesotho military standoff
South Africa's deputy president brokered a deal to end a destabilising post-coup standoff in Lesotho Thursday, with the head of the police and rival military commanders agreeing to step down. Southern African mediators led by Cyril Ramaphosa said they had convinced renegade Lieutenant General Tlali Kamoli, who is accused of being behind an August 30 attempted coup, to take a leave of absence ...(10/23/2014 6:02:45 PM)
Lesotho keen to attract elite runners
Prince Seeiso of Lesotho believes sport is the key to his country's growth and wants elite athletes to visit for training.(10/22/2014 1:14:00 PM)
VIDEO: Lesotho's trout farming fortune
Roderick MacLeod reports on the growing trout farming business in the water-rich African country of Lesotho.(10/24/2014 8:18:17 AM)
Lesotho: Announcement of Maseru Security Accord - Full Text
[SA Govt]Maseru -Your Excellency, Prime Minister Dr. Tom Thabane(10/23/2014 5:08:21 PM)
Secret talks to end Lesotho military standoff
South Africa's deputy president has held secret talks with a renegade Lesotho military commander, a defence official told AFP on Thursday, as an offer of partial amnesty is floated in the hope of ending a destabilising post-coup standoff.(10/23/2014 11:41:21 AM)
Lesotho plans elections, but mood is unsettled
MASERU, Lesotho (AP) — The Maseru Sun hotel in Lesotho says it welcomes families and business travelers. But most guests on a recent weekend were South African security forces, sent to keep order after a bout of violent unrest that has raised questions about the viability of the southern African kingdom as a sovereign nation.(10/12/2014 10:30:18 AM)
Lesotho: Top Basotho Security Chiefs Step Down
[allAfrica]Cape Town -Three top Basotho military and police commanders implicated in recent political turmoil in the country will step aside to help create a climate in which new elections can be held.(10/23/2014 5:08:43 PM)
Lesotho MPs dance as parliament re-opens after coup crisis
Maseru (Lesotho) (AFP) - Lesotho's King Letsie III re-opened parliament Friday amid tight security, the first step in a peace deal aimed at ending a crisis sparked by an attempted military coup.(10/17/2014 1:45:56 PM)
Lesotho parliament to reconvene in bid to end crisis
Maseru (Lesotho) (AFP) - Lesotho's parliament is due to reconvene Friday, the first step of a peace deal aimed at resolving weeks of crisis sparked by an attempted military coup.(10/16/2014 9:02:20 AM)
Lesotho's king convenes parliament for first time since "coup"
MASERU (Reuters) - Lesotho's king convened parliament on Friday for the first time since an alleged coup attempt in August as the southern African country strives to resolve political tensions before elections next year. Prime Minister Thomas Thabane in August accused Deputy Prime Minister Mothetjoa Metsing of helping to plan a military coup which forced him to briefly seek refuge in South ...(10/17/2014 6:25:57 AM)
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