Lesotho Heads for Fall-Out With Region Over Killing of Army Chief

A summit of Southern African leaders which met in Gaborone on Monday recommended the suspension of Lesotho from the activities of the regional bloc, the Southern African Development Community, over the country's refusal to receive a judicial report on the assassination of a deposed military commander.

 



From left, South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, regional mediator on Lesotho, with Lt. Gen. Tlali Kamoli, who was later appointed the country's military chief, and Brigadier Maaparankoe Mahao, who was fired to make way for Kamoli and was later assassinated.