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Lesotho's new leader inaugurated after forming a coalition
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Lesotho on Tuesday inaugurated a new prime minister, who came to power by forming a coalition government after a special election meant to stabilize the small but politically fractious country.(3/17/2015 9:36:09 AM)
Lesotho swears in prime minister after tight election
By Marafaele Mohloboli MASERU (Reuters) - Lesotho's Pakalitha Mosisili was sworn in as prime minister on Tuesday, two weeks after he formed a coalition government that neighbouring South Africa hopes will bring stability after nearly a year of unrest. Mosisili's Democratic Congress (DC) ousted former leader Thomas Thabane's All Basotho Congress (ABC) by uniting with smaller parties, forming ...(3/17/2015 10:52:03 AM)
Lesotho's new premier sworn in vowing unity
Lesotho's new Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili was sworn in on Tuesday, admitting the tiny country faces major challenges after an alleged coup bid last year. Mosisili, who served as premier from 1998 to 2012, returned to power as head of a fragile coalition government after elections held two years early due to the political instability. Mosisili's Democratic Congress (DC) has formed an ...(3/17/2015 1:46:10 PM)
Lesotho's new leader inaugurated, promises new coalition government will be stable
Lesotho has inaugurated a new prime minister, who came to power after forming a coalition government following a special election.(3/17/2015 8:42:32 AM)
Lesotho opposition forms coalition after snap post-coup poll
Opposition parties in Lesotho on Wednesday formed a coalition government after beating Prime Minister Thomas Thabane's party in snap elections aimed at bringing stability following a coup bid. Former premier Pakalitha Mosisili's Democratic Congress party picked up the most number of seats but fell short of an outright majority and then teamed up with six smaller opposition groups to form a ...(3/4/2015 6:18:00 PM)
Lesotho Electoral Commission to horn skills from Malawi
A delegation of eight members from the Lesotho Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) is expected to jet into Malawi to horn skills on voter education and network building. A statement released by Malawi Electoral Commission says the delegation will be in Malawi from 06th to 11th April, 2015 and will be headed by its chairperson who is a...(3/31/2015 5:52:27 AM)
Lesotho looks to hold on to peace after early elections
By marafaele mohloboli MASERU (Reuters) - South African deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa said Lesotho should form a government promptly after weekend polls and push ahead with constitutional and security reform to avoid a recurrence of instability. The polls had been brought forward by nearly two years in a bid to restore stability after an attempted coup by the army last August triggered fears ...(3/5/2015 3:00:31 PM)
Coalition forms in Lesotho after no clear election winner
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — With no majority winner of Lesotho's Feb. 28 election, one leader of the main opposition group tried to form a coalition on Wednesday.(3/4/2015 11:28:44 AM)
Lesotho: Democracy Reigns - but Which Democracy, Exactly?
[ISS] On 28 February, citizens of Lesotho voted in parliamentary and presidential elections. These were snap elections, called two years ahead of time, and were designed to drag the country out of the political and constitutional crisis which had left its government crippled for the last year. They were meant to signal a fresh start for Basotho democracy - and, from the perspective of most ...(3/24/2015 4:13:08 AM)
Why Lesotho's election is a crucial test for African democracy
In Africa’s year of elections, with democracy in retreat in many parts of the continent, Lesotho is a pygmy beside giants like Nigeria and other larger nations facing votes.(3/9/2015 5:50:22 AM)
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