All Basotho Convention

Type: Organization
Name: All Basotho Convention
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Mugabe leaves for SADC Summit

President Robert Mugabe has arrived in South Africa where he will attend the SADC Troika Summit to be held in Pretoria on Monday.President Mugabe, who is accompanied by the Minister of Presidential Affairs, Didymus Mutasa; the Minister of Home Affairs, ... [Published Bulawayo24 News - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 2 reports

Lesotho parties set conditions for reopening of parliament

Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane's All Basotho Convention (ABC) and the Basotho National Party (BNP) reiterate that parliament cannot open until ousted Army Commander Tlali Kamoli has relinquished the reins.The two parties have accused Kamoli of sowing ... [Published SABC - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

SADC meeting to focus on Lesotho crisis

Continuing political turmoil in Lesotho is expected to take centre stage at a SADC troika summit to be held in Pretoria on Monday.Coalition parties in the mountain kingdom have failed to reach consensus on the opening of Parliament.After President Jacob ... [Published SABC - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Chief Justice Ramodibedi replaced

NEW: Chief Justice Ntng Majara. The country’s Chief Justice Michael Ramodibedi has been replaced as the head of judiciary in his native country, Lesotho. Justice Ntng Majara has been appointed Lesotho’s new chief justice in replacing Ramodibedi.Justice ... [Published Swazi Observer - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

President Zuma visits Lesotho on mediation mission

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma is in Lesotho for consultation with King Letsie III on ways to end the political crisis in the mountain kingdom.This morning, President Zuma -- who is also the Chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) ... [Published - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 2 reports

Lesotho army general flees to SA

Posted by editor on Friday, September 5, 2014 · Leave a CommentSacked commander seeks refuge after coup attempt was foiledIn what could be a dramatic turn of events, former Lesotho army commander Lieutenant-General Kennedy Tlali Kamoli is believed to ... [Published - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Lesotho PM to reconvene parliament after 'coup'

Maseru (Lesotho) (AFP) - Lesotho's prime minister on Thursday announced plans to reconvene parliament, which he had suspended in June, as he scrambled to ease the crisis engulfing his country following the weekend's botched coup.In his first radio address ... [Published Yahoo! News - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 2 reports

Lesotho's premier returns home

Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has returned home after fleeing to neighboring South Africa. Samonyane Ntsekele, one of Thabane’s aides, said on Wednesday that the premier had crossed into the country safely.Thabane was accompanied by South African ... [Published Press tv - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Zuma gets talks rolling on Lesotho coup

South African President Jacob Zuma has initiated talks with Lesotho political party leaders aimed at resolving the political impasse in Lesotho.Zuma is the current chairman of the SADC's Political and Security Council The Foreign ministers of South Africa ... [Published Africa Review - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 4 reports

Regional military response to Lesotho's alleged coup only likely if water supply to South Africa is threatened

Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) soldiers commanded by Lieutenant General Tlali Kamoli on 30 August surrounded the Lesotho Mounted Police Service's headquarters and the residence of Prime Minister Thomas Thabane, who had fled to South Africa.An army officer ... [Published Jane's - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 4 reports

Lesotho: 'Coup' Confusion After Troops Raid Lesotho Police Stations

Cape Town — Members of Lesotho's fractious coalition government were at odds over who was in control of the country on Sunday after troops mounted raids on police headquarters and police stations in the capital, Maseru, on Saturday.Prime Minister Tom ... [Published - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 6 reports

SA ponders Lesotho action after army c...

Basildon Peta, Peter Fabricius and Kristen van SchieJohannesburg - The South African government warned it would not tolerate what it called a coup by army commander Lieutenant General Tlali Kamoli in Lesotho on Saturday but declined to say if it would ... [Published IOL - Aug 31 2014]


"Part of the reason why I am saying we are optimistic is because we want Lesotho to get back to normalcy as soon as possible" Zuma added
"We keep our position as the DC that the Parliament should be opened. There are a number of functions and we want them to be done through Parliament. The Prime Minister is talking about fighting corruption and that should happen in Parliament" says Litjobo
"The minister ... has instructed that he (prime minister) not be allowed to air the statement" a state house aide who asked not be named
"All police officers are ordered to report for duty immediately. The situation in the country has gone back to normal and my being in the country shows that" Lesotho’s police commissioner Khothatso Tsooana said

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AFRICA FOCUS: SADC OPENS URGENT SUMMIT OVER LES... [Published NAM News Network - Sep 16 2014]
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Lesotho political stalemate: Should and can SAD... [Published Mmegi Online - Sep 15 2014]
Mugabe leaves for SADC Summit [Published Bulawayo24 News - Sep 14 2014]
Lesotho parties set conditions for reopening of... [Published SABC - Sep 13 2014]
Lesotho opposition rejects security concern claims [Published SABC - Sep 13 2014]
SADC meeting to focus on Lesotho crisis [Published SABC - Sep 13 2014]
Ramaphosa steps in to defuse Lesotho [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Sep 11 2014]
Chief Justice Ramodibedi replaced [Published Swazi Observer - Sep 10 2014]
President Zuma visits Lesotho on mediation mission [Published - Sep 09 2014]
An attempt to understand the attempted coup in ... [Published Mmegi Online - Sep 08 2014]
It's Not Too Late For Lesotho to Get Back on Track [Published Think Africa Press - Sep 08 2014]
A Historical Perspective of Lesotho's Political... [Published - Sep 05 2014]
Lesotho army general flees to SA [Published - Sep 05 2014]
A closer look at Thabane’s crumbling reign [Published - Sep 05 2014]
Complex politics, unchecked army a recipe for d... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Sep 04 2014]
Lesotho PM to reconvene parliament after 'coup' [Published Yahoo! News - Sep 04 2014]
A 'Coup' in the Kingdom in the Sky [Published Atlantic Monthly - Sep 03 2014]
Lesotho's premier returns home [Published Press tv - Sep 03 2014]
Lesotho PM returns home, govt still hiding [Published Eye Witness News - Sep 03 2014]
Deposed Lesotho PM Set to go Home as Army Uncor... [Published VOA News - Sep 02 2014]
Lesotho: SADC rejects Thabane’s troop request [Published Nigeria Punch - Sep 02 2014]
Fear prevails on Lesotho's streets [Published Al Jazeera - Sep 01 2014]
Regional military response to Lesotho's alleged... [Published Jane's - Sep 01 2014]
Thabane on his way back to Lesotho following talks [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Sep 01 2014]
Lesotho power vacuum as PM flees [Published MSN UK - Sep 01 2014]
Lesotho: Police Absent, Courts Close as Lesotho... [Published - Sep 01 2014]
Lesotho PM urges military action [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Sep 01 2014]
Zuma gets talks rolling on Lesotho coup [Published Africa Review - Sep 01 2014]
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