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Lesotho police investigate own officers over coup killing
Maseru (Lesotho) (AFP) - Lesotho's police force is investigating some of its own officers for their possible role in an attempted military coup that left one policeman dead, senior commissioners have told AFP.(9/29/2014 5:54:56 PM)
Lesotho mediation efforts to continue
Cape Town, Sep 30 (IANS) South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will undertake a third visit to Lesotho Tuesday to mediate the political crisis in the country, it was announced Monday.(9/30/2014 4:18:18 AM)
Prince wants Lesotho king to flex muscles to fix nation's woes
Maseru (Lesotho) (AFP) - Amid a political crisis that has engulfed the tiny kingdom of Lesotho following last month's attempted coup, a member of the royalty is calling for a more muscular monarch.(9/25/2014 2:52:05 AM)
Lesotho police and military in early morning shootout
Maseru (Lesotho) (AFP) - Police and the military exchanged gunfire in Lesotho's capital Maseru in the early hours of Friday, as Africa's tiny mountain kingdom continued to suffer the fall-out from last month's coup attempt by a renegade army commander.(9/19/2014 9:44:39 AM)
Lesotho to hold early election to end political crisis
Pretoria (AFP) - Lesotho's leaders are planning to head to the polls early in a bid to restore political order following an attempted coup and stalled peace talks between deadlocked political parties, a South African official said.(9/15/2014 8:12:17 PM)
Lesotho brings forward vote to ease political crisis
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Lesotho will hold elections earlier than scheduled in 2017, in an effort to ease a political crisis that resulted in an apparent coup last month, southern African regional leaders said on Tuesday. Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane fled to South Africa at the end of August, accusing his deputy, Mothetjoa Metsing, of planning a coup against him and requesting ...(9/16/2014 6:34:20 AM)
As crisis continues, Lesotho buries victim of foiled coup
Maseru (Lesotho) (AFP) - A police officer killed in Lesotho's August 30 abortive coup was laid to rest Saturday.(9/21/2014 4:38:39 PM)
Lesotho: South African, Lesotho Leaders to Discuss Political Crisis
[VOA]South Africa's Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is scheduled to meet with senior officials in Lesotho's coalition government Tuesday to try to help resolve political disagreements that have created tension and instability in the southern African kingdom, according to Khoabane Theko, Chief Whip of Lesotho's senate.(9/29/2014 4:09:41 AM)
A secret history unraveled in the Giants Of Lesotho
Award-winning writer, Max Du Preez, transports listeners with a true story of wise men, warriors and an ideology that created the country of Lesotho.(9/30/2014 4:22:00 AM)
Travelers should avoid Lesotho and Eritrea, State Department says
Among the State Department's recent warnings and alerts:(9/28/2014 11:11:34 AM)
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