AU condemns assassination of the wife of Lesotho’s PM Thomas Thabane

African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat was shocked and saddened by the assassination of Lipolelo Alice Thabane, wife of Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane at Ha Masana village, in the outskirts of the capital, Maseru, on 14 June 2017. … Read More

South Africa: Zuma to address stand-off in Lesotho

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Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma will travel to Maseru, the capital of Lesotho,  on Tuesday to try to end the impasse between political leaders after Prime Minister Tom Thabane accused renegade army general Tlali Kamoli of … Read More

Lesotho PM Tom Thabane still in SA despite talks breakthrough

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Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – Lesotho’s Prime Minister Tom Thabane, who fled over the weekend, remains in South Africa despite a Pretoria-brokered agreement between feuding parties that paved the way for his return. Thabane, whose Maseru home was surrounded … Read More

South Africa: Zuma meets Lesotho’s feuding politicians

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Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has summoned Lesotho’s political leaders for emergency talks, following this weekend’s coup which saw Prime Minister Thomas Thabane fleeing to South Africa amid fears for his safety. Thabane left … Read More

ACHPR condemns coerced sterilization of women living with HIV

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Photo: voanews PANA Lusaka, Zambia – The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) has condemned the coerced sterilisation of women living with HIV as a blatant violation of their fundamental rights, which are guaranteed under the African Charter … Read More

US greets Lesotho on 47th independence anniversary

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King Lestie III of Lesotho-Photo AWDC PANA Washington, DC, US- The US has congratulated Lesotho on the 47th anniversary of the African nation’s independence being marked Friday 4 Oct., assuring that both nations will continue to build on their strong … Read More