Lesotho Reforms Set to Begin As New Govt Takes Office

As a new four-party coalition gets ready to take power under newly-returned Prime Minister Tom Thabane, the Southern African Development Community is set to kick-start the implementation of government reforms to bring more stability to the country's government, reports the Lesotho Times from Maseru.

  • Lesotho:   SADC to Kick-Start Reforms Process

    Lesotho Times, 9 June 2017

    SOUTHERN African Development Community (SADC) facilitator, Cyril Ramaphosa says the bloc's facilitation mission will visit Lesotho immediately after the inauguration of the… Read more »

  • Lesotho:   Thabane Set to Return as PM

    Lesotho Times, 9 June 2017

    ALL Basotho Convention (ABC) leader Thomas Thabane is once again set to become Lesotho prime minister, 28 months after handing over power to his Democratic Congress (DC) rival and… Read more »


  • Lesotho:   Elections - the Biggest Winners and Losers

    Lesotho Times, 9 June 2017

    EVERY election witnesses the rise and fall in fortunes of political parties and candidates, and last Saturday's National Assembly polls were no exception. On one hand, many… Read more »

  • Lesotho:   Metsing Makes Shock Army Claims

    Lesotho Times, 9 June 2017

    LESOTHO Congress for Democracy (LCD) leader Mothetjoa Metsing has said the outgoing seven-party government, of which he is deputy prime minister, would not have attained power in… Read more »

  • Lesotho:   Police Promotions Trigger Uproar

    Lesotho Times, 9 June 2017

    PARTIES in the incoming governing coalition have questioned the timing of promotions for 32 police officers, saying they were part of a strategy by the outgoing regime to retain… Read more »

  • Lesotho:   DC Concedes Defeat

    Lesotho Times, 9 June 2017

    OUTGOING Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili's Democratic Congress (DC) has conceded defeat after last Saturday's snap elections in which the party won only 30 parliamentary seats. Read more »


The new prime minister, Thomas Thabane, at the polls.

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