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  1. Lesotho: Power Hangs in the Balance After Lesotho PollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | AllAfrica.com

    ... improved its position, winning 37 seats in all. It won 41 seats in 2012. However, that is not the end of the matter. Lesotho has a "mixed member proportional" (MMP) electoral system, in which another 40 seats in the assembly are allocated to parties ...

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  2. Lesotho: Lesotho Elections - Uncertainty in Maseru As No Clear Winner EmergesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | AllAfrica.com

    Lesotho's emergency election was designed to drag the country out of its political crisis. However, with most results in, and despite a surge in popularity for embattled Prime Minister Thomas Thabane, no one has been handed a clear mandate.

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  3. Lesotho: PM Thabane to Win Majority in Lesotho Polls?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | AllAfrica.com

    With three-quarters of the results in Lesotho's parliamentary elections declared, Prime Minister Tom Thabane's All Basotho Convention was on its way to securing a clear majority of directly-elected seats in the National Assembly. In a summary published soon after noon on Monday, Lesotho time, the country's Independent Electoral Commission reported that the ABC had won 38 of 60 seats declared.

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  4. .com | Lesotho elections free and fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | News24

    The elections in Lesotho were transparent and fair, the Southern African Development Community Electoral Observation Mission said on Monday. The Independent Electoral Commission of Lesotho organised, conducted and delivered credible elections at a short notice, SEOM head Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said in a statement.

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  5. Lesotho elections transparent and fair, says SADCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Mail & Guardian

    Based on its observations, the SADC Electoral Observation Mission says the elections were free and fair, reflecting the will of Lesotho's people. The elections in Lesotho were transparent and fair, the Southern African Development Community Electoral Observation Mission said on Monday.

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  6. .com | Lesotho vote: Tom Thabane leadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | News24

    Lesotho's prime minister Tom Thabane on Monday appeared to be heading for victory in parliamentary elections, winning 38 out of 60 constituencies where all the votes had been counted. Saturday's elections were staged two years ahead of schedule to restore order in the southern African mountain kingdom six months after the army was accused of attempting a coup.

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  7. SADC declares Lesotho elections fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Iol.co.za

    The elections in Lesotho were transparent and fair, the Southern African Development Community Electoral Observation Mission said on Monday. The Independent Electoral Commission of Lesotho organised, conducted and delivered credible elections at a short notice, SEOM head Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said in a statement.

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  8. Lesotho: Southern African Observers Say Elections 'Free, Fair'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | AllAfrica.com

    Maseru - Statement By Honourable Maite Nkoana-Mashabane , Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic Of South Africa and Head of the SADC Electoral Observation Mission to the 2015 National Assembly Elections in the Kingdom Of Lesotho: Right Honourable Raila Odinga, former Prime Minister of the Republic of Kenya and Head of the African Union Election Observation Mission to the Kingdom of Lesotho; Your Excellency Festus Mogae, former President of the Republic of Botswana and Head of the Commonwealth Election Observation Mission to the Kingdom of Lesotho; Honourable Ellen Molekane, Deputy Minister of State Security of the Republic of South Africa, and Deputy Head of the SEOM; Director of the Organ, Mr. Jorge Cardoso, representing Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax, Executive Secretary of the Southern African Development Community ; It is my honour and privilege to welcome ... (more)

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  9. Lesotho PM leads parliamentary pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Iol.co.za

    Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane on Monday appeared to be heading for victory in parliamentary elections, winning 38 out of 60 constitutiencies where all the votes had been counted. Saturday's elections were staged two years ahead of schedule to restore order in the southern African mountain kingdom six months after the army was accused of attempting a coup.

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  10. Lesotho: PM Thabane to Win Majority in Lesotho Polls?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | AllAfrica.com

    With three-quarters of the results in Lesotho's parliamentary elections declared, Prime Minister Tom Thabane's All Basotho Convention was on its way to securing a clear majority of directly-elected seats in the National Assembly. In a summary published soon after noon on Monday, Lesotho time, the country's Independent Electoral Commission reported that the ABC had won 38 of 60 seats declared.

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  11. Lesotho: Lesotho Votes - 'I Hope It Will Be Boring Now'Read the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | AllAfrica.com

    On Saturday, Lesotho voted in emergency elections designed to solve its political crisis. With results still a few days away, GREG NICOLSON and SIMON ALLISON took the pulse of a rain-soaked Maseru - and a few pictures too.

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  12. Lesotho: PM Thabane Ahead in Early Election ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | AllAfrica.com

    With just over half the results in Lesotho's parliamentary elections declared, Prime Minister Tom Thabane's party has a strong lead. In results published by the country's Independent Electoral Commission on Sunday evening, the All Basotho Convention had won 35 of the 47 seats declared.

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  13. Party of Lesotho's prime minister ahead in election resultsRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The party of Lesotho's prime minister on Sunday led in initial results from an election in the mountain kingdom, which held an early vote in an attempt to overcome tension among political factions. Lesotho's election commission said Prime Minister Thomas Thabane's All Basotho Convention party was ahead with wins in 35 out of 80 voting districts.

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  14. Lesotho: UN Chief Welcomes Peaceful ElectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | AllAfrica.com

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has congratulated the people of the Kingdom of Lesotho on the "peaceful conduct" of the country's parliamentary elections, held on 28 February. In a statement issued this evening, the UN spokesperson said the Secretary-General commended the work of the Independent Electoral Commission of Lesotho in preparing for the elections, as well as the Southern African Development Community, which had "led efforts to peacefully resolve political challenges in the country."

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  15. UN chief welcomes Lesotho electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Newkerala.com

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has congratulated the people of the Kingdom of Lesotho on the "peaceful conduct" of the country's parliamentary elections, held on 28 February. In a statement issued this evening, the UN spokesperson said the Secretary-General commended the work of the Independent Electoral Commission of Lesotho in preparing for the elections, as well as the Southern African Development Community, which had "led efforts to peacefully resolve political challenges in the country."

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  16. .com | Ramaphosa concludes Lesotho visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | News24

    Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has concluded his visit to Lesotho where he observed the country's general elections as the Southern African Development Community facilitator, his office said on Sunday. "The facilitator [Ramaphosa] was in Lesotho where he observed the electoral process which took place on Saturday 28 February around the country," spokesperson Ronnie Mamoepa said in a statement.

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  17. Vote counting begins after snap election in LesothoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Mail & Guardian

    A Lesotho Independent Electoral Commission marshal starts the counting process at the end of voting in the Lesotho parliamentary elections in Maseru. Vote counting was underway in Lesotho, following a snap election aimed at resolving a political crisis triggered by an alleged coup bid.

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  18. Lesotho: Election Results Expected Soon in LesothoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | AllAfrica.com

    Lesotho's early elections went smoothly on Saturday and it is hoped results will be declared on Sunday, news agencies report. The Lesotho News Agency said soon after polls closed on Saturday that counting had begun in various constituencies around the capital, Maseru.

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  19. Voters hope to restore orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Concord Monitor

    Voters queue to cast their votes in Maseru, Lesotho, yesterday. The small mountain kingdom went to the polls in early elections in the hope of restoring order after a coup attempt last year, but there is concern that a rejection of the results by some parties could spark more violence, jeopardizing hopes of improvement for the country's poor majority.

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  20. Lesotho Elections Held Two Years Ahead Of Schedule to Combat Political TensionRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | PressReleasePoint

    Polls opened in Lesotho's elections on Saturday. The vote was called two years ahead of schedule under a political deal aimed at calming tensions between the country's warring political factions.

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