Top Africa stories: Zim, Lesotho, Ivory Coast

2017-02-13 20:08

SADC facilitator Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the return of three exiled opposition leaders in Lesotho, and a Zimbabwean traffic cop caught demanding a bribe has tries to do the most bizarre.

Ex-PM returns to restive Lesotho vowing to win power

2017-02-12 22:27

The former prime minister of Lesotho returned to the landlocked mountain kingdom on Sunday, pledging to win back power two years after fleeing in fear of his life.

EXCLUSIVE: I've been 'very safe' in SA, says Lesotho's exiled Tom Thabane

2017-02-11 10:30

Lesotho's ex-prime minister Tom Thabane has described his stay in South Africa as "very safe", as he prepares to head back home.

Ramaphosa heads to Lesotho 'to review peace progress'

2017-02-10 14:30

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to pay a working visit to Maseru, Lesotho in pursuance of his SADC mandate to consolidate peace and stability in the mountainous kingdom, the presidency says.

SA failed to speak out on Zim rights abuses - HRW

2017-01-13 08:39

South Africa missed several opportunities to place respect for human rights at the centre of its foreign policy, Human Rights Watch says in its World Report 2017.

Lesotho parties seal deal for govt of national unity, want Mosisili out

2016-11-25 14:44

Lesotho Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili’s DC party and former prime minister Tom Thabane's All Basotho Convention have confirmed signature of a coalition agreement for a government of national unity.

SADC, Lesotho stakeholders meet in Maseru

2016-11-24 17:00

The SADC Oversight Committee appointed to be an early warning mechanism for instability in Lesotho has met with stakeholders in the mountain kingdom.

'Frustrated' Lesotho opposition labels govt 'cowards'

2016-11-24 09:30

Lesotho opposition members of parliament have labelled the government "cowards" after the Speaker of the National Assembly adjourned the house for Christmas without debate.

Lesotho's Democratic Congress faction 'pulls out' of coalition govt

2016-11-11 11:16

A faction of the National Executive Committee of Lesotho's prime minister Pakalithi Mosisili's Democratic Congress party has reportedly announced that it is withdrawing from the country's coalition government.

Lesotho army chief accused of 2014 coup attempt resigns

2016-11-09 08:32

The Lesotho army chief who was accused of launching an attempted coup in the mountain kingdom in 2014 is to step down, in a move that could aid efforts to end instability.


SADC facilitator Ramaphosa welcomes return of exiled leaders to Lesotho

2017-02-13 11:01

South African Deputy President and Southern African Development Community facilitator Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the return of three exiled opposition leaders in Lesotho.

Lesotho crisis: SADC 'has done what is can', says Tom Thabane

2017-02-11 14:30

Lesotho's ex-prime minister Tom Thabane says he welcomes the Southern African Development Community's continued intervention in his country's ongoing political crisis.

Top Africa stories: Lesotho, Kenya, Zim

2017-02-10 20:25

Lesotho's ex-prime minister Tom Thabane says he fears for his life as he prepares to return home, and President Kenyatta's dance moves have riled Kenyans ahead of crucial vote.

EXCLUSIVE: I'm going back home but I fear for my life, says Lesotho's exiled ex-PM Tom Thabane

2017-02-10 06:00

Lesotho's former prime minister Tom Thabane says he fears for his life as he prepares to return to the mountainous kingdom after two years of self-imposed exile in South Africa.

Lesotho crisis: PM Mosilili takes his deputy to court

2016-11-26 09:12

Lesotho Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili and Leader of coalition party Democratic Congress is suing members of his National Executive Committee that include his deputy Monyane Moleleki, demanding that they be suspended.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Swaziland, Lesotho

2016-11-24 20:01

Lesotho opposition has labelled the government "cowards", and a Zimbabwean woman has spoken of the terrifying moment her neighbour was snatched by a crocodile.

Lesotho's 'controversial' amnesty bill on the cards

2016-11-24 13:30

A controversial bill intended to grant amnesty to members of the Lesotho disciplined forces and civil servants liable for criminal prosecution for acts including the 2014 coup and the 2015 killing of former army commander Maaparankoe Mahao is on the table.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Tanzania, Lesotho

2016-11-11 20:00

Tanzanian first lady has been admitted at public hospital and a court in Zimbabwe has agreed to drop charges against the professional hunter involved in last year's high-profile killing of Cecil the Lion.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Nigeria, Lesotho

2016-11-09 19:32

Social media users mock Nigerian prophet TB Joshua over his inaccurate prophecy regarding the winner of the just ended US elections. Read this and more...

Ramaphosa meets exiled Lesotho opposition political leaders

2016-11-06 15:06

SADC facilitator and South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has met with opposition leaders from Lesotho over the ongoing peace and stability efforts in that country.

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