End of the Road For Lesotho's Thabane As Coalition Govt Collapses

The government of Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has fallen apart in Parliament after his coalition partners withdrew their support, signaling a potential end to a lengthy political crisis that has gripped the country. Announcing the collapse of the government majority, National Assembly Speaker Sephiri Motanyane said the embattled prime minister would have to step down by May 22, and the formation of a new administration could take two weeks.

Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane (file photo).


AllAfrica publishes around 500 reports a day from more than 100 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.