Power Hangs in the Balance After Lesotho Polls

Updated: Tue 3 Mar, 08:59 am

With the votes from Saturday's election now counted, the country's electoral commission reports that Thabane's All Basotho Convention has won 40 of 80 directly-elected seats, compared to 26 in the … read more »

Lesotho: Tension High in Run-Up to Polls

Updated: Fri 27 Feb, 02:18 am

The elections are being held early in an attempt to restore stability following a coup attempt last August that forced Prime Minister Thomas Thabane to briefly seek refuge in South Africa. read more »

Lesotho Crisis Hampers Economic Growth

Updated: Fri 28 Nov, 01:08 pm

As Lesotho prepares for early elections, the International Monetary Fund says a slowdown in the growth rate is partly a result of this year's political and security crisis, and a regional mediator … read more »