All Basotho Convention

Type: Organization
Name: All Basotho Convention
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Lesotho Teachers Trade Union General Secretary’s Address to COSATU Free State International Relations Committee July 16, 2014

Lesotho Teachers Trade Union General Secretary’s Address to COSATU Free State International Relations Committee16 July 2014Cde Vuyani Tyhali, Secretary General, Lesotho Teachers Trade UnionThe Provincial Chair of COSATU Free StateThe Provincial Secretary ... [Published Congress of South African Trade Unions - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Deep divisions in ruling coalition

After three rounds of inter-party talks between Lesotho's ruling coalition partners, it appears that a split is now inevitable. According to a report on the allAfrica.com site, negotiations between the All Basotho Convention (ABC), the Lesotho Congress ... [Published Legalbrief - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

Turbulence Ahead After Interparty Talks Crumble (Page 1 of 2)

Photo: ComSec[1] The Chair of Commonwealth observers to Lesotho elections, former Malawi President Dr Bakili Muluzi at a polling station in Maseru Lesotho (file photo). After nearly three rounds of inter-party talks between Lesotho's government coalition ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

The mountain in our midst is rumbling again INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES

Lesotho may fairly be regarded as an unstable state held together by its unique geography as the only nation on Earth completely surrounded by one other state; in this case, of course, South Africa.If geography is destiny, the destiny of that unique geography ... [Published Polity.org.za - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Dilemma of coalitions

The dilemma of coalition governments was once again brought to the fore in the recent discord that hit the coalition government in Lesotho.The three parties, which make up the government in the mountain kingdom, were at loggerheads following disagreements ... [Published Southern Times Africa - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Lesotho Coalition govt leaders hold talks

Lesotho Coalition government leaders have finally met after two days of postponing talks aimed at resolving the political crisis in the Mountain Kingdom. They have agreed to sign a conflict resolution memorandum on July 10.All Basotho Convention leader, ... [Published SABC - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 1 reports

Coup Brewing In Lesotho? It Wouldn’t Be The First

By Published: June 20, 2014, 12:33pm Printhttp://www.gtcarefund.org/news/gtf-social-aiming-lesothoLesotho’s first-ever coalition government has collapsed and neighbor South Africa, observing unusual movements of the Lesotho Defence Force Units ... [Published AFK Insider - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 5 reports

Fears grow that Lesotho may slip into violence

MASERU - Emergency talks are underway to determine the future of Lesotho's fragile coalition government. This comes amid suggestions of a possible coup and While the situation appears to be calm on the streets of Maseru, with people going about their ... [Published ENCA - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Lesotho’s Politics Go Pop

Lesotho’s Prime Minister and leader of the coalition government Tom Thabane has found love: ‘It is one of the best decisions that I ever made in my entire life,’ the statesman said in a recent newspaper interview  (in Sotho). The circumstances in which ... [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Mar 17 2014]

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"We are working under a very serious crisis, even though they have promised to work together" he said
...The stand-off has prompted a warning from South Africa. International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says, "What we are concerned about is a build-up of military presence in the capital Maseru and we also thought it was important to say continent wise, on the African continent trough the AU there are very open declarations that we would not tolerate any government lead by a coup and that coups will not be tolerated and so we hope there is no attraction to that idea, not even in Lesotho.” Since elections in May 2012, Lesotho has been run by a coalition government with All Basotho Convention (ABC) leader Thabane as Prime Minister. in partnerships with Lesotho. Minister of Transport Dipuo Peters is also due to visit Lesotho to discuss taxi transportation across the border. -eNCA"
Asked for comment, an SA High Commission staff member, who refused to be named, said: "Today is not a good day to chat. What I can say is that we are fine. There are no plans to evacuate."
Today Minister Nkoana-Mashabana said, "At the moment we think the PM is in charge of the government and parliament has been propagated."

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Lesotho Teachers Trade Union General Secretary’... [Published Congress of South African Trade Unions - Jul 16 2014]
Deep divisions in ruling coalition [Published Legalbrief - Jul 16 2014]
Turbulence Ahead After Interparty Talks Crumble... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 10 2014]
Turbulence Ahead After Interparty Talks Crumble [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 10 2014]
The mountain in our midst is rumbling again INS... [Published Polity.org.za - Jul 03 2014]
Dilemma of coalitions [Published Southern Times Africa - Jun 30 2014]
Lesotho Coalition govt leaders hold talks [Published SABC - Jun 28 2014]
Coup Brewing In Lesotho? It Wouldn’t Be The First [Published AFK Insider - Jun 20 2014]
Fears grow that Lesotho may slip into violence [Published ENCA - Jun 20 2014]
Concern over possible coup in Lesotho [Published Zimbabwe Herald - Jun 20 2014]
Lesotho army coup fears [Published Times Live South Africa - Jun 19 2014]
SA concerned over possible coup in Lesotho [Published City Press - Jun 19 2014]
Concern over 'military build-up' in Lesotho [Published ENCA - Jun 19 2014]
Lesotho’s Politics Go Pop [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Mar 17 2014]
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