Results trickle in after Lesotho election

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Vote results are trickling in after a snap election held in Lesotho to resolve a political crisis triggered by an alleged coup bid last year.

Ramaphosa in Lesotho for elections

2015-02-28 18:18

SA Development Community (SADC) Facilitator deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in Maseru, Lesotho, to observe the country's general elections, his office says.

Lesotho voters start heading to the polls

2015-02-28 08:00

The people of the southern African mountain kingdom of Lesotho have begun voting in early parliamentary elections aimed at restoring stability following a coup attempt.

Ramaphosa in Lesotho to observe vote

2015-02-27 16:27

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will spend the weekend in Lesotho observing the country's general elections as the Southern African Development Community facilitator.

Lesotho prepares for early vote to ease crisis

2015-02-27 07:46

Feuding parties in Lesotho's ruling coalition will face off in early national elections staged in a bid to restore stability six months after an attempted coup.

Lesotho to hold vote under heavy regional police presence

2015-02-21 07:38

Troubled southern African mountain nation Lesotho's plan to hold a snap election at the end of the month has been approved by key regional authorities who will deploy hundreds of police to oversee the ballot.

SADC election observers begin work in Lesotho

2015-02-19 13:59

The Southern African Development Community Election Observer Mission has reportedly started its work in Lesotho ahead of the 28 February elections.

Nkoana-Mashabane in Lesotho

2015-02-17 17:49

International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has arrived in Lesotho ahead of the launch of the SADC election observer mission.

Ramaphosa happy with Lesotho readiness

2015-02-15 06:15

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is happy with preparations ahead of Lesotho's elections scheduled for 28February 28.

Zuma meets Lesotho leaders

2015-02-10 05:00

President Jacob Zuma has met with the Lesotho government coalition in Pretoria to discuss security surrounding the country's upcoming elections.


Lesotho poll calm despite fears of violence

2015-02-28 20:19

The people of Lesotho have voted in early parliamentary elections aimed at restoring stability after the prime minister accused the army of a coup attempt in August.

Lesotho locals go to vote in tense election

2015-02-28 13:36

The people of Lesotho have voted in a tense election they hope will restore stability six months after an attempted coup in the southern African nation.

Lesotho parties to face off in early elections

2015-02-27 18:42

Feuding parties in Lesotho's ruling coalition will face off in early national elections staged in a bid to restore stability six months after an attempted coup.

Army confined to barracks as Lesotho votes

2015-02-27 10:24

Lesotho's army will be confined to barracks when the small mountain kingdom votes in a snap election to break a political deadlock after an attempted coup last August.

Lesotho votes amid fears of post-election violence

2015-02-25 09:37

Lesotho is staging early elections to restore order after a coup attempt, but there is concern that a rejection of the results by some parties could spark more violence.

SA to host SADC meeting on Lesotho

2015-02-20 13:38

SADC leader are set to meet in Pretoria about the "political and security" situation in Lesotho, while an unprecedented court case against King Letsie III in Maseru is threatening to spark protest action.

Nkoana-Mashabane hopeful for Lesotho vote

2015-02-18 15:45

International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has expressed hope that Lesotho’s elections would be free and fair.

SADC troika to meet over Lesotho polls

2015-02-16 12:37

The SADC troika of heads of state and government is expected to meet this week to give impetus to efforts aimed at creating peace and stability in Lesotho ahead of the country's elections.

Lesotho’s elections will go ahead, despite tensions

2015-02-10 11:11

Lesotho will go ahead with early elections as planned despite recent renewed tensions, South Africa's presidency announced at the end of crisis talks with the kingdom's premier.

Zuma: SADC wants Lesotho elections on track

2015-02-09 18:05

President Jacob Zuma says the Lesotho elections have to happen as scheduled at the end of the month so that the troubled country can move on.

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