Political Infighting Turns Deadly in Lesotho

The Nqosa Mahao-led faction of the All Basotho Convention (ABC) fear that their ongoing battle with Prime Minister Thomas Thabane for control of the ruling party has entered a deadly and bloody phase. This follows the killing of Mahlomola Rapholo, an ABC councillor who had thrown his weight behind the Mahao camp and was shot several times by unknown gunmen.

Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane and ABC rival Nqosa Mahao.


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