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  1. South Africa: Power System to Remain Constrained - EskomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | AllAfrica.com

    ... ing this challenging time, while also enabling us to do planned maintenance to ensure the reliability of our plant." Lesotho's King Letsie III has summoned the newly elected Parliament to a special meeting on Tuesday which will signal see more>>

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  2. Lesotho: New Parliament to Sit for First TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | AllAfrica.com

    Lesotho's King Letsie III has summoned the newly elected Parliament to a special meeting on Tuesday which will signal the start of processes to install the new government following the country's elections held on 28 February. When the final results were announced last week, former Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili of the Democratic Congress signed an agreement to enter into a coalition with Deputy Prime Minister Mothetjoa Metsing's Lesotho Congress for Democracy and five other parties.

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  3. Africa: Aviation - Is South Africa Lagging Behind in the Fight for Africa's Skies?Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | AllAfrica.com

    ... s, which will be more than OR Tambo International in Johannesburg (18 million) and Cairo International (22 million). Lesotho's King Letsie III has summoned the newly elected Parliament to a special meeting on Tuesday which will signal see more>>

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  4. Poll not likely to stabilise LesothoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Iol.co.za

    Will the elections just held in Lesotho bring stability to the chronically turbulent little kingdom? This is not certain. Or perhaps even likely, says Peter Fabricius.

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  5. Lesotho's woes are far from overRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | Iol.co.za

    Cyril Ramaphosa's mediation in Lesotho culminated in a successful election last Saturday, and so far the aftermath has been peaceful. But impunity could be the price to pay for stability.

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  6. Time to change Lesotho's elections gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | Iol.co.za

    The SADC facilitator, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, centre, addresses a media briefing in Maseru, Lesotho. Photo: Kopano Tlape Department of Communications From ABC to DC, the people had spoken, albeit at a low 47% turnout, and issued a fractured party political mandate, writes Susan Booysen.

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  7. Zuma congratulates new Lesotho PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Iol.co.za

    President Jacob Zuma on Friday congratulated Pakalitha Mosisili on his election as prime minister of Lesotho, the international relations department said. "President Zuma expressed his commitment to working closely with Prime Minister Mosisili to enhance the historical political relations which exist between South Africa and Lesotho, paying particular focus on strengthening economic and social co-operation," the department said in a statement.

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  8. Africa in pictures: 27 February - 5 March 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | BBC News

    Boys ride on donkeys near Maseru, the capital of Lesotho, on Sunday - the day after snap parliamentary elections were held in the southern African country. Women parade decorated camels during a campaign rally in Darfur on Wednesday for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is running for another term in office in elections next month.

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  9. Lesotho's Coalition Government Faces Challenging FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Voice of America

    A police officer looks on at a voting station during the Lesotho national election in Magkhoakhoeng village outside the capital Maseru , Feb. 28, 2015. After a closely-fought February 28 snap election in Lesotho, the Democratic Congress this week has cobbled together a coalition government with minor parties.

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  10. Lesotho looks to hold on to peace after early electionsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 5 | Reuters

    South African deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa said Lesotho should form a government promptly after weekend polls and push ahead with constitutional and security reform to avoid a recurrence of instability. The polls had been brought forward by nearly two years in a bid to restore stability after an attempted coup by the army last August triggered fears of political violence.

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  11. .com | Lesotho opposition parties in coalition govt talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | News24

    Lesotho opposition parties were on Thursday negotiating the formation of a coalition government, with 1998-2012 prime minister Pakalitha Mosisili set to return to power, an official said. The creation of a broad-based government comprising seven parties was expected to stabilise the southern African mountain kingdom, where Saturday's elections had been moved forward by two years after the army was accused of attempting a coup, said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity.

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  12. Q&A: Lesotho's next prime ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Al Jazeera

    Al Jazeera speaks to Pakalitha Mosisili, who is set to be the next PM as the head of a seven-party coalition. The man who's set to be Lesotho's next prime minister is promising reform in his country.

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  13. Lesotho opposition forms coalition after snap post-coup pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Mail & Guardian

    ... joined forces to form a government that will serve Basotho," Mosisili told reporters on Wednesday, referring to Lesotho nationals. Premier Thomas Thabane's party had held a narrow lead during early counting of Saturday's vote. But in the final tally ...

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  14. Lesotho Prime Minister to Pave Way for New AdministrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Voice of America

    Mothetjoa Metsing, leader of the Lesotho Congress for Democracy, gestures after speaking to Reuters in the capital, Maseru, Feb. 26, 2015. A senior official of Lesotho's coalition government said Prime Minister Thomas Thabane is expected to resign within the next 14 days to clear the way for the formation of a new administration with a majority in the country's parliament.

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  15. .com | Ramaphosa back in LesothoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | News24

    Deputy President and SADC facilitator Cyril Ramaphosa arrived in Lesotho on Wednesday following general elections that were held in the country. "The deputy president is on a working visit in Lesotho today and tomorrow," said spokesperson Ronnie Mamoepa on Wednesday night.

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  16. Ramaphosa visits LesothoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Iol.co.za

    Deputy President and SADC facilitator Cyril Ramaphosa arrived in Lesotho on Wednesday following general elections that were held in the country. "The deputy president is on a working visit in Lesotho today and tomorrow," said spokesman Ronnie Mamoepa on Wednesday night.

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  17. Move to form Lesotho coalitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Iol.co.za

    With no majority winner of Lesotho's February 28 election, one leader of the main opposition group tried to form a coalition on Wednesday. Leader of the Democratic Congress, Pakalitha Mosisili, announced during a press briefing that he would be forming a coalition government with several smaller parties.

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  18. In Africa's Lesotho, election results suggest continued instabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Los Angeles Times

    Lesotho Democratic Congress supporters cheer in the streets of the capital, Maseru, as election results trickled in March 2. Their party will be part of the new coalition government. Lesotho Democratic Congress supporters cheer in the streets of the capital, Maseru, as election results trickled in March 2. Their party will be part of the new coalition government.

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  19. Lesotho opposition forms governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | BBC News

    Five opposition parties in Lesotho have formed a new coalition government after snap elections over the weekend failed to produce an outright winner. Pakalitha Mosisili's Democratic Congress was narrowly ahead with 47 seats and formed a majority of 61 with other smaller parties.

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  20. Lesotho Opposition Forms Coalition After Snap ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Voice of America

    Lesotho's leading opposition party has formed a coalition government, after a snap election gave no group an outright majority. The Democratic Congress finished a close second in Saturday's election with 37 seats, three seats behind Prime Minister Thomas Thabane's All Basotho Convention.

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