Sisulu apologises to Lesotho King Letsie III over border drama

2018-04-07 11:19

The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Lindiwe Sisulu has paid a courtesy call on the King of Lesotho, His Majesty King Letsie III to discuss, among other things, the challenges at the Maseru Bridge, a border between South Africa and Lesotho.

Lesotho king: murder of army commander an 'embarrassment'

2017-09-14 18:58

Lesotho's King Letsie III has said the killing of the country's army commander last week had caused "embarrassment" and"scared"the small mountain kingdom.

Mugabe, 93, jets off to Botswana for burial of Masire, 91

2017-06-29 06:11

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is in Gaborone, Botswana for the burial of former president Sir Ketumile Masire, reports say.

Lesotho since independence

2017-06-01 14:22

Here are the key dates since independence in the south African mountain state of Lesotho, which holds early legislative elections this weekend after years of power struggles.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, SA, Nigeria

2017-05-17 08:30

A Zimbabwean minister has reportedly warned South Africa against copying Zimbabwe's "land reform agenda", and Lesotho's King Letsie III has praised Mugabe's "wise guidance and astute leadership".


Lesotho king: Stop using the army for 'dirty' work

2017-09-15 11:23

King Letsie III has called on Lesotho's political leaders to stop using the army for "dirty" work, as he addressed mourners at the funeral of a commander who was assassinated last week.

'Virtuous' Masire was a 'dear cde, dear brother, dear friend', says Mugabe

2017-06-29 11:40

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has described the late Botswana leader Sir Ketumile Masire as a "virtuous and humble" man, who "opened his life to us with a generosity of spirit that was so much a part of his character".

Lesotho votes in third election in five years

2017-06-03 11:12

Voters in the small southern African kingdom of Lesotho are casting ballots in an election widely expected to lead to another fractious coalition government and the risk of deepening instability.

Lesotho King Letsie III 'to seek help from his elder Mugabe' on elections – report

2017-05-17 10:30

Lesotho's king Letsie III is apparently in Zimbabwe to consult President Robert Mugabe, 93, on how best his country can manage elections to end the turmoil that has continued to characterise the mountain kingdom, a report says.

Lesotho King Letsie hails Mugabe's 'wise guidance and astute leadership'

2017-05-16 11:00

Lesotho's King Letsie III has praised Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 93, for his "wise guidance and astute leadership", which he said helped bring "political stability" to the mountain kingdom, state media reports say.

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