Police Promotions Trigger Uproar

[Lesotho Times] PARTIES in the incoming governing coalition have questioned the timing of promotions for 32 police officers, saying they were part of a strategy by the outgoing regime to retain control after losing power.

[Lesotho Times] PARTIES in the incoming governing coalition have questioned the timing of promotions for 32 police officers, saying they were part of a strategy by the outgoing regime to retain control after losing power.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

SADC to Kick-Start Reforms Process

[Lesotho Times] Maseru -SOUTHERN African Development Community (SADC) facilitator, Cyril Ramaphosa says the bloc’s facilitation mission will visit Lesotho immediately after the inauguration of the post-election government to kick-start the implementati…

[Lesotho Times] Maseru -SOUTHERN African Development Community (SADC) facilitator, Cyril Ramaphosa says the bloc's facilitation mission will visit Lesotho immediately after the inauguration of the post-election government to kick-start the implementation of the country's reforms.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

DC Concedes Defeat

[Lesotho Times] OUTGOING Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili’s Democratic Congress (DC) has conceded defeat after last Saturday’s snap elections in which the party won only 30 parliamentary seats.

[Lesotho Times] OUTGOING Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili's Democratic Congress (DC) has conceded defeat after last Saturday's snap elections in which the party won only 30 parliamentary seats.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Elections – the Biggest Winners and Losers

[Lesotho Times] EVERY election witnesses the rise and fall in fortunes of political parties and candidates, and last Saturday’s National Assembly polls were no exception. On one hand, many prominent candidates successfully retained their seats while on…

[Lesotho Times] EVERY election witnesses the rise and fall in fortunes of political parties and candidates, and last Saturday's National Assembly polls were no exception. On one hand, many prominent candidates successfully retained their seats while on the other notable politicians were forced to bite the dust.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Metsing Makes Shock Army Claims

[Lesotho Times] LESOTHO Congress for Democracy (LCD) leader Mothetjoa Metsing has said the outgoing seven-party government, of which he is deputy prime minister, would not have attained power in 2015 were it not for the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF).

[Lesotho Times] LESOTHO Congress for Democracy (LCD) leader Mothetjoa Metsing has said the outgoing seven-party government, of which he is deputy prime minister, would not have attained power in 2015 were it not for the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF).

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Thabane Set to Return as PM

[Lesotho Times] ALL Basotho Convention (ABC) leader Thomas Thabane is once again set to become Lesotho prime minister, 28 months after handing over power to his Democratic Congress (DC) rival and outgoing premier Pakalitha Mosisili.

[Lesotho Times] ALL Basotho Convention (ABC) leader Thomas Thabane is once again set to become Lesotho prime minister, 28 months after handing over power to his Democratic Congress (DC) rival and outgoing premier Pakalitha Mosisili.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Ethiopia’s Food Aid Dwindling

[Deutsche Welle] Ethiopia has warned that its supply of emergency food aid will be finished by next month. Nearly 16 million people need urgent assistance as drought continues to parch the breadth of the Horn of Africa.

[Deutsche Welle] Ethiopia has warned that its supply of emergency food aid will be finished by next month. Nearly 16 million people need urgent assistance as drought continues to parch the breadth of the Horn of Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Calls for Govt of National Unity

[Al Jazeera] Lesotho’s ex-deputy Prime Minister, Mothetjoa Metsing, has called for a national unity government, saying a broader coalition deal would ensure stability after a parliamentary election failed give any party absolute majority.

[Al Jazeera] Lesotho's ex-deputy Prime Minister, Mothetjoa Metsing, has called for a national unity government, saying a broader coalition deal would ensure stability after a parliamentary election failed give any party absolute majority.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Gadaffi’s Son Seif Al-Islam Freed After 5 Years in Detention

[Deutsche Welle] Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, the son of late Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi, has been released by his captors. Seif is wanted by the International Criminal Court for committing crimes against humanity during a 2011 uprising.

[Deutsche Welle] Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, the son of late Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi, has been released by his captors. Seif is wanted by the International Criminal Court for committing crimes against humanity during a 2011 uprising.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Women Protest Activities of Herdsmen, Killing of Woman

[Premium Times] Hundreds of women in Elele-Uzairue, Etsako West Local Government Area, Edo, on Saturday staged a peaceful protest on Auchi-Okene-Highway, following the killing of a middle-aged woman by suspected herdsmen.

[Premium Times] Hundreds of women in Elele-Uzairue, Etsako West Local Government Area, Edo, on Saturday staged a peaceful protest on Auchi-Okene-Highway, following the killing of a middle-aged woman by suspected herdsmen.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria