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).
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