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  1. Zuma gives Lesotho coalition deadline to open parly - reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Mail & Guardian

    Lesotho's coalition leaders, who met Jacob Zuma following an attempted coup, have been given two days to agree on a date to open Parliament. Lesotho coalition leaders have been given two days to agree on a date to open Parliament by South Africa's President Jacob Zuma, SABC News reported on Wednesday.

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  2. Lesotho: Basotho Leaders Pressed to Open ParliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | AllAfrica.com

    Lesotho coalition leaders have been given two days to agree on a date to open Parliament by South Africa's President Jacob Zuma, SABC News reported on Wednesday. He said leaders had reached a point where they would now "have to do further consultations" on their own over the next few days.

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  3. .com | Zuma prods Lesotho leaders to renew peace talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | News24

    Rival Lesotho leaders vowed to resolve an 11-day crisis that has spurred calls for regional military intervention in the tiny African nation, after South Africa brokered talks on Tuesday. The sparring factions agreed to hold further negotiations and present a concrete date for reopening Lesotho's parliament to South Africa's president Jacob Zuma on Friday.

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  4. A historical perspective of Lesotho's political crisisRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | In-depth Africa

    Joseph Ngwawi Correspondent THE current political challenges in the Kingdom of Lesotho can be better understood in the context of the country's history of internal squabbles. The mountainous kingdom, surrounded by South Africa, has a long history of political instability that dates back to the time when it attained its independence in October 1966.

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  5. .com | Zuma in bid to rescue Lesotho peace dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | News24

    South African President Jacob Zuma arrived in Lesotho on Tuesday, in what is being seen as a last-ditch effort to resolve a political crisis amid calls for regional military intervention in the tiny African nation. Zuma formally greeted Lesotho King Letsie III at the royal palace before meeting with Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane, who suspended parliament in June and has struggled to preserve a rare African coalition government.

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  6. Zuma in Lesotho to help defuse tensionRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Xinhuanet

    ... Zuma's visit follows the Ministerial Committee of the SADC Organ meeting on Aug. 31 as well as his meeting with the Lesotho coalition leaders on Sept. 1 in Pretoria. "The visit by President Zuma demonstrates a clear commitment by SADC to assist the ...

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  7. SA's Zuma meets Lesotho roleplayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Iol.co.za

    President Jacob Zuma is to travel to Lesotho on Tuesday to try to resolve the political and military crisis that may be pushing the country closer to civil war. Zuma, as chairman of the South African Development Community security troika, is expected to meet the main players in the crisis.

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  8. Lesotho PM postpones re-opening of parliamentRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | Big News Network.com

    ... and fled with a group of soldiers to the mountains in preparation for war against the government. On Aug 30, the Lesotho military seized the police headquarters and the Mabote police station in Maseru, claiming that police officers intended to pass ...

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  9. Lesotho Peace Deal In Doubt, South African President Zuma To MediateRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | Malaysian National News Agency

    South African President Jacob Zuma will travel to Maseru on Tuesday to try rescue the deal agreed just a week ago, diplomatic sources in Lesotho and South Africa said. Prime Minister Tom Thabane said the actions of an army general - who refuses to step down and has seized army weapons - made parliament's reopening impossible.

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  10. Zuma to visit Lesotho on mediation missionRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | Xinhuanet

    South African President Jacob Zuma is scheduled to pay a working visit to Lesotho for consultation with King Letsie III on ways to end the political crisis in the kingdom, the Presidency said on Monday. Zuma will also hold discussions with leaders of the coalition government to assess the progress in the implementation of the Windhoek Declaration, as well as other decisions made by the Southern African Development Community during the visit scheduled for Tuesday, presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj said.

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  11. First Lesotho Metolong Dam Potable Water Delivery Gets DelayedRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | The Washington Post

    The first delivery of water from the $430 million Metolong Dam that's under construction outside Lesotho's capital has been delayed to the end of this year. Initial water deliveries scheduled for this month were pushed back by lift-pump problems and delayed transportation of plant equipment from South Africa, the Metolong Authority said.

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  12. Lesotho: It's Not Too Late for Lesotho to Get Back On TrackRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | AllAfrica.com

    Lesotho's politicians have shown themselves to be capable of governing for the common good in the past. A return to this spirit is crucial now to avoid tragedy.

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  13. Lesotho parliament opening on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Iol.co.za

    Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has postponed plans to reopen parliament in Lesotho, a government spokesman said Monday, nine days after an alleged coup attempt. Lesotho's three governing parties agreed a week ago in South Africa to lift a suspension of parliament ordered by Thabane to avoid a no-confidence vote in June.

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  14. Pope appeals for peace and calm in African Kingdom of LesothoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Examiner.com

    In his Sunday Angelus Address today, Pope Francis made a special plea for peace in the tiny African Kingdom of Lesotho , a small nation completely surrounded by South Africa, after an apparent attempted coup d'etat in the Kingdom by members of the country's military last week. "I join my voice to that of the Bishops of Lesotho, who have appealed for peace in that country.

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  15. New Appeal for Peace in UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Catholic.net

    ... begun may continue and bear the hoped-for fruit. Mary Queen of Peace, pray for us'. He also joined the bishops of Lesotho in making a plea for peace in their country. 'I condemn every act of violence and pray to the Lord that the peace may be ...

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  16. .com | Zuma to travel to Lesotho for peace talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | News24

    President Jacob Zuma will travel to Lesotho on Tuesday to discuss restoring "peace and stability" in the country, the international relations department said. "During the visit, the president is expected to consult with His Majesty King Letsie III and also hold discussions with the coalition leaders [of Lesotho] to assess the progress in the implementation of the Windhoek Declaration, as well as other SADC decisions," spokesperson Clayson Monyela said in a statement on Monday.

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  17. Zuma to mediate on Lesotho's reopening of ParliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Mail & Guardian

    South Africa's President Jacob Zuma is to travel to Lesotho to discuss peace and stability in the country after an attempted coup. President Jacob Zuma is to travel to Lesotho to discuss peace and stability, and the reopening of the country's Parliament after the small nation was rocked by an attempted coup.

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  18. .com | Basotho fear an attack at any time - policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | News24

    Cape Town Lesotho citizens are reportedly living in fear as tensions continue to simmer in the mountain nation following last week's attempted coup that forced Prime Minister Tom Thabane to flee to South Africa. He returned to the country last Friday.

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  19. Zuma to visit embattled LesothoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Iol.co.za

    President Jacob Zuma will travel to Lesotho on Tuesday to discuss restoring "peace and stability" in the country, the international relations department said. "During the visit, the president is expected to consult with His Majesty King Letsie III and also hold discussions with the coalition leaders to assess the progress in the implementation of the Windhoek Declaration, as well as other SADC decisions," spokesman Clayson Monyela said in a statement on Monday.

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  20. Lesotho PM throws peace deal into doubt, Zuma to mediateRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | Times of Oman

    Lesotho's prime minister told AFP on Monday that he would not reopen parliament, calling into question a South African-brokered peace deal which allowed him to return to the mountain kingdom after an attempted coup. South African President Jacob Zuma will now travel to Maseru on Tuesday to try rescue the deal agreed just a week ago, diplomatic sources in Lesotho and South Africa said.

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