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Lesotho hunts foreign 'mercenaries,' fears assassination plot
Lesotho police are investigating allegations that foreign "mercenaries" plan to kill Prime Minister Tom Thabane in a bid to further destabilise this crisis-hit nation still reeling from an attempted coup. Senior police and government officials told AFP on Monday that government offices had been evacuated and the prime minister and King Letsie III cancelled public engagements Sunday amid ...(11/10/2014 3:27:55 PM)
General accused of coup bid leaves Lesotho
The renegade general accused of leading a failed coup attempt in Lesotho has left the kingdom along with two of his rivals as part of a deal to restore security, the South African mediator said Saturday.(11/22/2014 3:42:25 PM)
African sushi shakes up Japan
The flashing neon advertising signs and crowded crosswalks of Tokyo may not resemble the slow suburban settlement of Maseru -- the capital of the tiny mountain kingdom of Lesotho in southern Africa. But the two countries are now being linked by an unlikely dish: trout.(11/21/2014 5:58:34 AM)
Fich Affirms Lesotho at 'BB-'; Outlook Stable
LONDON, October 31 Fitch Ratings has affirmed Lesotho's Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings at 'BB-' and 'BB', respectively. The Outlooks are Stable. The Country Ceiling has been ...(10/31/2014 5:05:27 PM)
Prize catch: Trout farming in Lesotho
Commercial trout farming in Lesotho(10/28/2014 8:40:58 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: New Paper Launches in Maseru
[MISA]The African Media Holdings (Pty) Ltd and its newspapers, the Lesotho Times and Sunday Express, have lost a court case in which their company got an interim interdict to prevent a new tabloid, The Post, from publishing.(11/8/2014 8:49:04 AM)
Prince Harry criticises charities 'that are built around egos'
Prince Harry says in Abu Dhabi that he had been on an "emotional roller coaster" with his Senebale charity but had learnt from his mistakes(11/20/2014 4:48:17 PM)
Lesotho Political Tension ‘Still High’
The chief whip of Lesotho’s Senate expressed concern that tension in the country could get worse after some parliamentarians demanded the removal of a constitutional measure that empowers the prime minister to suspend parliament. Khoabane Theko said the demands could derail last month’s agreement signed by the country’s leaders to end political tension that led to an alleged attempt to overthrow ...(11/7/2014 5:32:48 PM)
Lesotho: No End to Lesotho's Instability?
[allAfrica]A political and security crisis in Lesotho has eased since parties agreed to call early elections next February in a bid to secure a new government with a clear mandate. But one of the root causes of the crisis - the right of legislators to change parties and “cross the floor” in Parliament - remains a source of instability in a country where political power has been spread among a ...(10/29/2014 5:56:43 AM)
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