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  1. .com | Zuma in Lesotho for Mosilili's inaugurationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | News24

    Cape Town Scores of people in Lesotho have reportedly gathered inside the National Stadium in Maseru for the inauguration of the incoming prime minister Pakalithi Mosilili. According to the SABC , Mosilili will be sworn in by the chief justice in the presence of King Letsie the third and dignitaries from SADC member states.

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  2. Lesotho: PM Mosisili Steps Onto Lesotho's Merry-Go-RoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Long-serving Basotho Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili returns to power on Tuesday, faced with an array of challenges including holding together a coalition government, handling the fallout from corruption charges against some of its key members, and dealing with politically polarised security forces. The government-aligned Lesotho News Agency reports that large screens are being erected at overflow venues in the capital, Maseru, to accommodate the crowds wanting to attend Mosisili's inauguration, which will take place at the 20,000-seat Setsoto Stadium two days after his 70th birthday.

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  3. .com | Ramaphosa in Lesotho for inaugurationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | News24

    Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa arrived in Lesotho on Monday for the inauguration of Lesotho's prime minister elect, Pakalitha Mosisili.

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  4. 591 Third Avenue in Murray HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Real Deal

    ... t Group. CB also purchased a four-story building next to that project, at 204 East 39th Street , from the Kingdom of Lesotho last year.

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  5. Commonwealth Special Envoy to Lesotho: Departure StatementRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    The Commonwealth Secretary-General's Special Envoy to Lesotho, Dr Rajen Prasad, visited the Kingdom of Lesotho from 3-11 March 2015 after the 28 February General Elections. During his visit, Dr Prasad paid a courtesy call on His Majesty King Letsie III, and met with key political stakeholders, including leaders of the outgoing and incoming Governments, and the Independent Electoral Commission.

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  6. South Africa: Online Dating Scam Trial Date SetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... Town, after allegedly asking for yet another payment. After the arrest, Hendrika did not hear from Joy Dlodlo again. 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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  7. Africa: Hubs Without Spokes - Building a More Inclusive AgoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... tariff lines, generates over 62,000 jobs in South Africa alone, and sustains apparel industries in countries such as Lesotho and Mauritius. The current iteration expires on 30 September 2015, and will need to be renewed soon to quell the uncertainty ...

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  8. South Africa: Deadline Looms for Inputs On Rhino Horn TradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... bmitted to Mr Mpho Tjiane at the Department of Environmental Affairs by 20 March 2015 to mtjiane@environment.gov.za. 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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  9. South Africa: Power System to Remain Constrained - EskomRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | 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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  10. Lesotho: New Parliament to Sit for First TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | 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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  11. Africa: Aviation - Is South Africa Lagging Behind in the Fight for Africa's Skies?Read the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | 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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  12. Poll not likely to stabilise LesothoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | 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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  13. Lesotho's woes are far from overRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | 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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  14. Time to change Lesotho's elections gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | 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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  15. Zuma congratulates new Lesotho PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | 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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  16. Africa in pictures: 27 February - 5 March 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | 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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  17. Lesotho's Coalition Government Faces Challenging FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | 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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  18. Lesotho looks to hold on to peace after early electionsRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | 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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  19. .com | Lesotho opposition parties in coalition govt talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | 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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  20. Q&A: Lesotho's next prime ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | 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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