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Lesotho heading for coalition government in post-'coup' vote
Lesotho appeared to be heading for a coalition government on Monday following a snap parliamentary election aimed at bringing stability to the tiny southern African kingdom following an alleged coup attempt. Prime Minister Thomas Thabane's party were in the lead with 95 percent of constituencies reporting after Saturday's voting, the electoral commission said. The African Union described the ...(3/2/2015 1:23:56 PM)
Embattled Lesotho prime minister takes early lead in snap poll
The results of Lesotho's snap election following an alleged coup attempt last year trickled in slowly Sunday, with Prime Minister Thomas Thabane taking an early lead with nearly two thirds of the vote tallied. Thabane described the violence as a coup attempt fuelled by the opposition and fled to neighbouring South Africa. Observers from both regional bloc the Southern African Development ...(3/1/2015 12:40:28 PM)
Party of Lesotho's prime minister ahead in election results
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The party of Lesotho's prime minister on Sunday led in initial results from an election in the mountain kingdom, which held an early vote in an attempt to overcome tension among political factions.(3/1/2015 6:15:07 PM)
Vote counting begins after snap election in crisis-hit Lesotho
Vote counting was underway in the southern African mountain kingdom of Lesotho, following a snap election aimed at resolving a political crisis triggered by an alleged coup bid. "Everything I've come across tells me everything has gone extremely well," Cyril Ramaphosa, deputy president of neighbouring South Africa, who is acting as regional mediator, said shortly after polls closed at 1500 GMT ...(2/28/2015 1:42:51 PM)
Lesotho votes in bid to overcome tension
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The southern African nation of Lesotho on Saturday held an early election aimed at overcoming tension among political factions that has led to violence among security forces since last year.(2/28/2015 1:43:20 PM)
Lesotho Holds Vote Six Months After Leader Fled Coup Attempt
Thabane, leader of the ruling All Basotho Convention, and Pakalitha Mosisili from the main opposition Democratic Congress are the main contenders in an election that will feature 1,106 candidates from 23 parties, including 24 independents. More than 1.22 million voters have registered, the Independent Electoral Commission said on Jan. 28. The mountainous kingdom, which has a population of about ...(2/27/2015 4:41:47 AM)
Lesotho votes in snap elections
Polling ends and counting is under way in Lesotho, in a snap election aimed at resolving political tensions after an attempted coup last year.(2/28/2015 4:18:23 AM)
Will Lesotho election be peaceful?
Lesotho goes to the polls months after coup attempt(2/27/2015 7:55:11 AM)
Lesotho goes to polls in bid for stability six months after coup attempt
By Tiisetso Motsoeneng and Marafaele Mohloboli MASERU (Reuters) - The people of Lesotho voted on Saturday in a tense election they hope will restore stability six months after an attempted coup in the southern African nation. Lesotho has been on a political knife-edge since August after soldiers occupied the country's police headquarters and encircled prime minister Thomas Thabane's residence ...(2/28/2015 4:46:38 AM)
Lesotho goes to polls in bid for stability 6 months after coup attempt
By Tiisetso Motsoeneng and Marafaele Mohloboli MASERU (Reuters) - The people of Lesotho voted on Saturday in a tense election they hope will restore stability six months after an attempted coup in the southern African nation. Lesotho has been on a political knife-edge since August after soldiers occupied the country's police headquarters and encircled prime minister Thomas Thabane's residence ...(2/28/2015 5:53:54 AM)
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