ARTICLES RELATING TO PAKALITHA MOSISILI

In Lesotho, military and politics make a dangerous mix

2017-09-09 12:59

When rival officers gunned down Lesotho's army chief and were then killed by his bodyguards, hopes that the mountain kingdom had escaped its cycle of violence also perished.

Lesotho hopes for political stability as PM is inaugurated

2017-06-16 14:32

Lesotho is hoping for political stability after the inauguration of Prime Minister Tom Thabane a days after wife shot dead outside the capital Maseru.

A coup in Lesotho won’t be tolerated in SA’s backyard – Nkoana-Mashabane

2017-06-11 22:59

South Africa will not tolerate a military coup in Lesotho, international relations and cooperation minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has warned.

Ramaphosa hails 'peaceful, democratic' election in Lesotho

2017-06-07 11:02

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is also the Southern African Development Community facilitator, has hailed the "peaceful and democratic" election in Lesotho, as he extended his "profound congratulations" to the mountain kingdom, a statement says.

Observers dub Lesotho polls 'largely peaceful'

2017-06-05 19:00

Foreign observers have described Lesotho's weekend election as "largely peaceful" despite the shock deployment of armed soldiers at polling stations on voting day.

Lesotho officials probe soldiers' presence near poll stations

2017-06-04 16:00

Election officials in the mountain kingdom of Lesotho are investigating why armed soldiers had been deployed at many polling stations on voting day.

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 former PM vies for power after fleeing in 2014

2017-06-02 11:53

Lesotho former prime minister Thomas Thabane, who is fighting to regain power in this weekend's elections, will never forget fleeing his official residence in 2014 as rogue soldiers apparently sought to kill him.

Lesotho election 'likely to deliver uneasy coalition'

2017-06-01 10:07

The southern African mountain kingdom of Lesotho holds a snap this weekend, with experts predicting another fractious coalition government.

EXCLUSIVE: Lesotho not ready for elections, says former PM Thabane

2017-03-09 11:30

Lesotho's former prime minister Tom Thabane says the mountainous kingdom is not ready for elections, citing security concerns.

 

Thabane takes over 'deeply divided Lesotho' as opposition MPs boycott inauguration

2017-06-16 17:00

Tom Thabane has been sworn in as Lesotho’s prime minister for the second time in just over two years.

Ramaphosa to attend Lesotho PM Thabane's inauguration

2017-06-15 11:34

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is also SADC facilitator, is set to attend the inauguration ceremony of Prime Minister-elect Tom Thabane in Lesotho, the presidency says. This is despite news of the shooting of Thabane's wife.

Easing fears, Lesotho's PM Mosisili resigns after election loss

2017-06-09 13:09

Easing fears of instability, Lesotho's government says the prime minister has resigned after losing elections in the small southern African nation beset by power struggles in recent years.

Former PM Thabane dominates in Lesotho elections

2017-06-07 06:11

A former prime minister who fled Lesotho in 2014 out of concern that soldiers planned to assassinate him has dominated a national election, setting the stage for him to form a coalition government.

WATCH: Focus on Africa

2017-06-05 12:46

Vote counting is reportedly under way in Lesotho following the country's general elections, and President Robert Mugabe has launched a nationwide 10-venue speaking tour aimed at drumming up support ahead of elections next year.

Lesotho prepares for restive coalition in latest vote

2017-06-03 15:30

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

Lesotho veterans lead race to be prime minister

2017-06-03 07:31

Two veteran former prime ministers lead the field in Lesotho's election, in a vote likely to result in another coalition government for the landlocked mountain kingdom.

Lesotho veterans lead race to be prime minister

2017-06-01 12:06

Two veteran former prime ministers lead the field ahead of Lesotho's election this weekend, in a vote likely to result in another coalition government for the landlocked mountain kingdom.

Lesotho to vote on June 3 after govt falls

2017-03-13 20:47

Lesotho will hold elections on June 3, officials have announced, the landlocked kingdom's second snap poll in three years as political instability deepens.

Top Africa stories: Cyclone Enawo, Mugabe, Lesotho

2017-03-07 20:00

Tropical cyclone Enawo has struck Madagascar,buffeting the island with heavy rain, and President Robert Mugabe's government has agreed to pay civil servants bonuses to avert a strike.

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