Crisis Talks Over Lesotho

With no sign of Lesotho's political leaders overcoming their deadlock over the reopening of Parliament, and against a backdrop of belligerent rhetoric from the country's biggest party, Southern African leaders have convened talks on the crisis.

  • Southern Africa:   Regional Leaders Meet Amid Threat of Lesotho Violence

    allAfrica, 15 September 2014

    Southern African regional leaders are holding a mini-summit on Monday amid fears that the political deadlock in Lesotho could lead to violence. Read more »

  • Southern Africa:   SADC to Meet Over Lesotho

    The Herald, 12 September 2014

    SADC will convene an extraordinary Summit in South Africa to discuss the situation in Lesotho next Wednesday following an attempted coup in that country last month. Read more »

  • Lesotho:   Lesotho Crisis Needs Finality

    The Herald, 13 September 2014

    SADC chairman President Mugabe says the regional bloc will convene an extraordinary Summit in South Africa next week to discuss disturbances in Lesotho where there were reports of… Read more »

  • Lesotho:   Are Lesotho's Leaders Playing Chicken?

    SAIIA, 10 September 2014

    More than a week has now passed since the ostensible coup attempt of 29 August in Lesotho. This was sold officially as an operation to neutralise elements within the Lesotho… Read more »

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Lesotho's Parliament is meant to reopen on September 19 but the country's political leaders are deadlocked over the question.

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