Lesotho's New Prime Minister Promises Better Behaviour

Longstanding and bitter political rivalry, worsened by security force interference in politics, has led to a continuing political crisis in Lesotho over the past three years. But recently re-elected Prime Minister Tom Thabane is vowing that the Basotho will stop being the 'bad boys' of the region, and the South African facilitator of dialogue, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, is taking him at his word.

Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane (file photo).

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