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Algeria, Lesotho to Strengthen Bilateral Relations

Algeria, Lesotho to Strengthen Bilateral Relations

Algiers — Algeria and Lesotho reiterated their willingness to strengthen the profound ties of friendship that characterize the relations between the two countries in order to build a “mutually beneficial” multifaceted cooperation, according to a joint statement released Thursday after the state visit paid by King of Lesotho lestie III, at the invitation of President […]

Lesotho opposition leader hiding in Botswana-scared of being assassinated

Lesotho opposition leader hiding in Botswana-scared of being assassinated

Lesotho’s opposition leader has fled the country for the second time in a year, he said Thursday, claiming that he was at risk of assassination after being voted out of power.Thomas Thabane, the former prime minister, travelled to Botswana on Tuesday night in the latest twist to a year of political turmoil for the mountainous […]

Winning lottery motivates youth to safe sex: Lesotho

Winning lottery motivates youth to safe sex: Lesotho

Let’s say you’re a young person, around 30 years old. And you’re the kind of person who likes to take risks. So maybe you’re taking risks in your sexual relationships. You’re not practicing safe sex. What would make you change your behavior? That’s a question that’s long been pondered by public health officials. And now […]

Lesotho’s elections to be free and fair says Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane

Lesotho’s elections to be free and fair says Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane

International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane expressed hope on Wednesday that Lesotho’s elections would be free and fair.President Jacob Zuma, as chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) organ on politics, defence and security co-operation, constituted the SADC Electoral Observation Mission (SEOM). Nkoana-Mashabane was appointed head of the mission, which would observe the Lesotho general […]

South Africa’s President, Jacob Zuma meets Lesotho government to discuss security fears

South Africa’s President, Jacob Zuma meets Lesotho government to discuss security fears

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma on Monday met with the Lesotho government coalition in Pretoria to discuss security surrounding the country’s upcoming elections, the presidency said. “The meeting received a briefing by Lesotho coalition government about their current concerns regarding the security situation and violations of provisions of the Maseru Facilitation Accord as well as […]

Lesotho soldiers arrested trying to assasinate Prime minister’s bodyguards in South Africa

Lesotho soldiers arrested trying to assasinate Prime minister’s bodyguards in South Africa

Lesotho soldiers have been arrested in South Africa where they planned to kill two of the prime minister’s bodyguards recovering in hospital, Sou Africa’s Home Affairs Minister confirmed.The bodyguards were wounded in a shootout in Lesotho’s capital Maseru on Sunday, allegedly because they foiled an August 30 army coup attempt by tipping off Prime Minister […]

Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane’s bodyguards shot

Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane’s  bodyguards  shot

Two bodyguards tasked with protecting Lesotho’s Prime Minister Tom Thabane were shot and wounded on Sunday and a bystander killed in the crossfire, five months after a failed putsch in the tiny African kingdom, one of his senior advisers said.Both the injured men were soldiers who had tipped off Thabane about the planned August 2014 […]

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