Lesotho Waits for Results After Polls Close
The weekend's election is being seen as a two-horse race between old rivals Pakalitha Mosisili and Thomas Thabane, who have both served as prime minister. The results, due out this week, are expected to lead to a coalition government, with Thabane, 77, seen as the narrow favourite to emerge as the winner.
Al Jazeera, 4 June 2017
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Officials assist a voter in Lesotho.
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