Lesotho PM confirms coup, flees to SA

13 minutes ago

Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane has confirmed that the military has seized power in a coup, saying he fled to South Africa in fear of his life.

Lesotho, SA to discuss 'coup'

2014-08-30 14:01

Lesotho and South Africa are to meet to discuss developments in Maseru following reports that Lesotho's military had seized control of the police headquarters.

Lesotho military seize control of police HQ

2014-08-30 09:30

Lesotho's military has seized control of the country's police headquarters and jammed radio stations and phones, a government minister says.

Gem Diamonds shines on Lesotho mine

2014-07-29 11:36

Gem Diamonds has posted an 80% jump in first-half revenue from its flagship Letseng diamond mine in Lesotho, driven by higher prices.

Lesotho thrust into political crisis

2014-06-19 22:41

Emergency talks are under way to determine the future of Lesotho's fragile coalition government amid suggestions of a possible coup.

Man who chopped up 2 people back in court

2014-05-27 07:35

A Lesotho national accused of chopping up two people and boiling the heart of one of them is expected to apply for bail in the Durban Magistrate's Court.

Snowfall reported in KZN, Lesotho

2014-04-24 14:48

The SA Weather Service has reported light snow fall at the border of Lesotho and KwaZulu-Natal.

Lesotho gets lucky with 'pink gold'

2014-03-21 05:30

The idea of Japanese consumers eating sushi from a tiny African country with no coastline may sound improbable, but the kingdom of Lesotho is pulling it off.


SA condemns apparent coup in Lesotho

31 minutes ago

The government says the actions of the Lesotho defence force bear the hallmarks of a coup, adding that this will not be tolerated by the region.

Lesotho military mum about coup

2014-08-30 11:09

Maseru residents say they have seen military vehicles and heard gunfire in Lesotho's capital after a government minister said the military had seized control.

Guptas get Lesotho diplomatic passports

2014-08-25 08:48

The prime minister of Lesotho has reportedly defended his decision to issue members of the Gupta family with diplomatic passports, saying he appointed them to market the country.

Lesotho crisis eases

2014-06-21 07:15

Lesotho's main political parties have agreed to stay in a ruling coalition, at least temporarily cooling a political crisis that some had feared could lead to a coup.

Concern over possible coup in Lesotho

2014-06-19 14:52

The South African government has reportedly expressed concern over a possible coup in Lesotho, amid reports of increased military presence in Maseru.

Lesotho man who chopped up 2 people seeks bail

2014-04-25 07:12

A Lesotho national accused along with his mother of chopping up two people and boiling the heart of one of them, has applied for bail after being arrested in Durban.

Zuma to launch phase 2 of Lesotho water project

2014-03-26 18:15

President Jacob Zuma will undertake a working visit to Lesotho to attend the launch of phase two of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project.

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