Maseru (Lesotho)

Type: City
Name: Maseru (Lesotho)
Country: Lesotho
Latitude: -29.309999
Longitude: 27.49
population: 194,387
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 4 reports

SADC calls for early Lesotho elections

Southern African leaders have resolved that Lesotho should hold elections to end the political stalemate in that country.This was one of the resolutions announced by Southern African Development Community (SADC) leaders, among them South Africa and Zimbabwe ... [Published The Africa Report - 17 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Mystery over SA police in Lesotho

AFP A South African Police service van and a member of security are seen outside the Lesotho Mounted Police headquarters in Maseru.Maseru - Mystery surrounds the deployment of South African police to Lesotho, with government officials clamming up and ... [Published CAPE ARGUS - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Lesotho political stalemate: Should and can SADC do more?

The LDF maintain that they were merely doing their job to confiscate some weapons from the police who were planning to distribute them to the radical youth of the ruling party in order to disrupt a peaceful march planned for the following morning, aimed ... [Published Mmegi Online - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

Regional Leaders Meet Amid Threat...

By Cape TownSouthern African regional leaders are holding a mini-summit on Monday amid fears that the political deadlock in Lesotho could lead to violence.The South African foreign ministry announced on Friday that President Jacob Zuma would convene an ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

: African press review 15 September 2014

The answer is "yes" according to the front page of this morning's government-owned Herald newspaper.Far from being an honorary qualification, Amai Grace Mugabe's PhD was for a thesis on changing social structures and the functions of the family. The work ... [Published Radio France Internationale - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Matlibi tougher than industry

MATLIBI RANKHETHOA who hails from Ficksburg urges women to stand up and change the world. She says there are many opportunities for women in South Africa, and that all they have to do, is to work hard. Rankhethoa is the owner of Rankhethoa Construction ... [Published Express - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Lesotho’s renegade coup general resurfaces

Copyright : APAThe renegade general facing treason charges for allegedly orchestrating an abortive coup in Lesotho has emerged from his mountain hideout, The Sunday Times reports on Sunday. The report suggests that Lieutenant General Tlali Kamoli is currently ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Sep 14 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 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

XINHUA - Roundup: Lesotho stalemate entails urgent regional summit

Roundup: Lesotho stalemate entails urgent regional summitContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.By Danny LurieMASERU, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- Lesotho's coalition partners on Friday reached a stalemate in their discussions on when to reopen parliament, missing the ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 4 reports

Lesotho deadlock prompts fresh crisis summit

MASERU, Lesotho: Lesotho's deadlocked political parties failed to meet a Friday deadline for a fresh peace deal, prompting South Africa to call an emergency meeting of regional leaders.After promising South African President Jacob Zuma that they would ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Indomitable Lions, Teranga Lions, Blue Shark...

Cameroon, Cape Verde and Senegal maintained their winning momentum in the qualifiers with victories in Day Two (Wednesday) of the journey for places at the Orange Africa Cup of Nations Morocco 2015.There were also wins for Algeria, Congo and Tunisia, ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 4 reports

Feuding Lesotho parties given till Thursday to agree on parliament reopening

South African President Jacob Zuma has given Lesotho coalition leaders two days to agree on a date to open parliament, according to media reports monitored here Wednesday.According to the South African Broadcasting Corporation, Zuma gave the feuding Basotho ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Sep 11 2014]

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The SADC leaders resolved that Lesotho should now focus on "free, fair and incident free democratic elections for a fresh mandate"
"One of the current issues of course is the current situation in the kingdom of Lesotho. For now we are very confident that this summit will help us to move forward on a number of issues" said Zuma
"One of the current issues of course is the current situation in the kingdom of Lesotho" he said, voicing optimism for a resolution

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Push for fresh elections paves way for return o... [Published The New Age Online - 7 hours ago]
Lesotho to hold early election to end crisis [Published Daily Nation - 7 hours ago]
Cyril Ramaphosa to act as facilitator in Lesetho [Published Citizen.co.za - 15 hours ago]
Lesotho PM's personal security to be stepped up [Published Eye Witness News - 16 hours ago]
SADC calls for early Lesotho elections [Published The Africa Report - 17 hours ago]
Mystery over SA police in Lesotho [Published CAPE ARGUS - 17 hours ago]
SADC Statement on Lesotho & DR Congo [Published AllAfrica.com - 21 hours ago]
Early elections for Lesotho [Published IOL - 22 hours ago]
Cyril Ramaphosa appointed Lesotho mediator [Published City Press - 22 hours ago]
AFRICA FOCUS: SADC OPENS URGENT SUMMIT OVER LES... [Published NAM News Network - Sep 16 2014]
South Africa hosts Lesotho crisis summit [Published Yahoo! News - Sep 15 2014]
Lesotho: South Africa hosts Lesotho crisis summit [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 15 2014]
South Africa Hosts Lesotho Crisis Summit [Published Naharnet - Sep 15 2014]
Monkey Cage: Why popular opinion can’t predict ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 15 2014]
Regional Leaders Meet Amid Threat... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 15 2014]
President Zuma calls emergency meeting on Lesotho [Published SAnews.gov.za - Sep 15 2014]
: African press review 15 September 2014 [Published Radio France Internationale - Sep 15 2014]
Lesotho political stalemate: Should and can SAD... [Published Mmegi Online - Sep 15 2014]
Lesotho MPs to hold demonstration in Maseru [Published SABC - Sep 15 2014]
Matlibi tougher than industry [Published Express - Sep 15 2014]
Happy 30th Birthday Prince Harry! Your Most Imp... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Sep 15 2014]
Kingdom of calamity [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 14 2014]
Mugabe leaves for SADC Summit [Published Bulawayo24 News - Sep 14 2014]
Lesotho’s renegade coup general resurfaces [Published StarAfrica.com - Sep 14 2014]
Tensions as exiled Lesotho PM's return uncertain [Published Gulf Times - Sep 14 2014]
Lesotho PM turns to Zuma again [Published CAPE ARGUS - Sep 14 2014]
Lesotho: Deadlock Prompts Fresh Crisis Summit [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 13 2014]
SADC meeting to focus on Lesotho crisis [Published SABC - Sep 13 2014]
XINHUA - Roundup: Lesotho stalemate entails urg... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 13 2014]
Roundup: Lesotho stalemate entails urgent regio... [Published China.org.cn - Sep 12 2014]
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Lesotho: South Africa hosts Lesotho crisis summit [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 15 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Lesotho 09/15/2014 19:01 GMT by Stephanie Findlay with Michael J. Jordan in Maseru PRETORIA, September 15, 2014 (AFP) - South Africa hosted an emergency meeting of regional leaders to negotiate a peace deal for Lesotho ...
Lesotho: Lesotho deadlock prompts fresh crisis ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 12 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Lesotho 09/12/2014 16:33 GMT by Michael J. Jordan MASERU, September 12, 2014 (AFP) - Lesotho's deadlocked political parties failed to meet a Friday deadline for a fresh peace deal, prompting South Africa to call ...
Lesotho: Zuma prods Lesotho leaders to renew pe... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 10 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Lesotho 09/09/2014 23:59 GMT by Michael J. Jordan MASERU, September 9, 2014 (AFP) - Rival Lesotho leaders vowed to resolve an 11-day crisis that has spurred calls for regional military intervention in the tiny African ...
Lesotho: Democracy Doesn't Work for Us, Say Bas... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 08 2014]
Source: AllAfricaCountry: Lesotho Cape Town — As Lesotho continues to teeter on the brink of political conflict, an opinion poll has been published showing that most Basotho have far more trust in religious and traditional leaders than in their political ...
Lesotho: Lesotho PM throws peace deal into doub... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 08 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Lesotho 09/08/2014 14:28 GMT by Tholoana Makoro MASERU, September 8, 2014 (AFP) - Lesotho's prime minister told AFP on Monday that he would not reopen parliament, calling into question a South African-brokered peace ...
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