Power Hangs in the Balance After Lesotho Polls

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 2012 election.



Lesotho capital, Maseru.

  • Lesotho:   Tension High in Run-Up to Polls

    Deutsche Welle, 26 February 2015

    Basothos are set to hit the polls on Saturday (28.02.2015) for an early election staged to restore order after a coup attempt. Analysts say that the elections are being held to… Read more »

  • Lesotho:   Deputy President Confident in Lesotho's Elections

    SAnews.gov.za, 27 February 2015

    SADC Facilitator and South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has extended his best wishes to all political parties and the people of Lesotho ahead of Saturday's polls. Read more »

  • Lesotho:   AU Observers Upbeat About Lesotho Polls

    SAnews.gov.za, 27 February 2015

    Maseru - Regional observer missions are hopeful Lesotho's much anticipated elections will proceed smoothly when more than 1.2 million Basotho go to the polls to choose a new… Read more »

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