SADC Standby Force Deployed After Lesotho Army Chief Killed

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has deployed a standby force from South Africa, Angola and Mozambique, into Lesotho, as the regional bloc moves to avert another bout of instability prompted by the murder of Lesotho Defence Force commander, Lieutenant-General Khoantle Motšomotšo.



  • Southern Africa:   SADC Sends Standby Force

    Lesotho Times, 7 September 2017

    THE Southern African Development Community (SADC) has deployed a standby force from South Africa, Angola and Mozambique into Lesotho, as the regional bloc moves to avert another… Read more »

  • Lesotho:   How Motšomotšo Was Killed

    Lesotho Times, 7 September 2017

    THE Lesotho Mounted Police Service (LMPS)'s investigation of three army officers implicated in the killing of a woman near the home of former Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) commander,… Read more »

  • Lesotho:   Motšomotšo a Long-Serving Soldier

    Lesotho Times, 7 September 2017

    SLAIN Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) commander, Lieutenant-General Khoantle Paul Motšomotšo, had a long and distinguished career from the time he joined the army in… Read more »

  • Lesotho:   Sechele Had Chequered Career

    Lesotho Times, 7 September 2017

    BRIGADIER Bulane Andrew Sechele's death in Tuesday's gun battle which also claimed the lives of Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) commander the LDF Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Khoantle… Read more »

  • Lesotho:   Hashatsi - a Polarising Figure

    Lesotho Times, 7 September 2017

    COLONEL Tefo Hashatsi, who died from wounds sustained in a hail of bullets on Tuesday, was a polarising figure who was loved and loathed in equal measure by his supporters and… Read more »

  • Southern Africa:   SADC Condemns Motšomotšo Assassination

    Lesotho Times, 7 September 2017

    THE Southern African Development Community (SADC) has condemned the "barbaric and heinous" assassination of Lieutenant-General Khoantle Motšomotšo on Tuesday, with… Read more »

  • Lesotho:   Churches Body Calls for Peace

    Lesotho Times, 7 September 2017

    THE Christian Council of Lesotho (CCL) has called on the nation, including government, the opposition and the general public to observe the rule of law to ensure peace and… Read more »

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