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  1. Prize catch: Trout farming in LesothoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | BBC News

    If you were thinking of an ideal location on which to base a commercial fish farm, you wouldn't necessarily think of the mountainous land-locked African nation of Lesotho. Yet from small beginnings just two years ago, the country's Highlands Trout operation has become a big fish in a rather small pond.

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  2. Lesotho: Peaceful Environment Vital for Lesotho PollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    A peaceful, stable and secure environment is critical to the holding of successful elections in Lesotho next year, Southern African Development Community facilitator Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday. "Critical for the holding of these brought-forward elections is the need to ensure the people of the Kingdom of Lesotho are able to exercise their democratic right to vote in a peaceful, stable and secure environment,' said Ramaphosa, who is also the Deputy President of South Africa.

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  3. .com | SA will stand with Lesotho - RamaphosaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | News24

    South Africa, in the spirit of former ANC president Oliver Tambo, will stand by Lesotho as it works towards a better future, the party's deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa said on Friday. "We have just returned from Lesotho, a neighbour that stood by us during the darkest moments of our history, a neighbour that paid a heavy price for its support for the struggles of the South African people," he said in a speech prepared for delivery at the University of Fort Hare.

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  4. Ramaphosa: Maseru accord signedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    The Maseru Security Accord, a new deal aimed at promoting security in Lesotho, was signed in the country on Thursday, said South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa. "We are confident that the signing of the Maseru Security Accord adds yet another important chapter and milestone in the irreversible march towards the return of Lesotho to constitutional normalcy and the stabilisation of the security situation," he said in a speech prepared for delivery.

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  5. .com | Maseru Security Accord signedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | News24

    The Maseru Security Accord, a new deal aimed at promoting security in Lesotho, was signed in the country on Thursday, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said. "We are confident that the signing of the Maseru Security Accord adds yet another important chapter and milestone in the irreversible march towards the return of Lesotho to constitutional normalcy and the stabilisation of the security situation," he said in a speech prepared for delivery.

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  6. Lesotho: Announcement of Maseru Security Accord - Full TextRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    The SADC Troika of Heads of State and Government meeting held in Pretoria on 15 September 2014 mandated the SADC Facilitation Mission to assist the people of the Kingdom of Lesotho in addressing their current political and security challenges. In pursuance of this mandate the SADC Facilitation Team consulted with and helped create a climate in which all political role-players signed the Maseru Facilitation Declaration on 2 October 2014 in Maseru.

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  7. Lesotho: Top Basotho Security Chiefs Step DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    Three top Basotho military and police commanders implicated in recent political turmoil in the country will step aside to help create a climate in which new elections can be held. This was announced by South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa in a broadcast from Maseru on Thursday night, Lesotho time.

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  8. SA tries to broker Lesotho dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    South Africa's deputy president has held secret talks with a renegade Lesotho military commander to end a post-coup standoff that may include a partial amnesty, a defence official told AFP on Thursday. After inking an agreement to secure snap elections in the tiny landlocked kingdom, southern African mediators led by Cyril Ramaphosa are trying to finalise a deal to end a crisis that has left the armed forces with no clear commander.

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

    Oct 22, 2014 | News24

    Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa arrived in Maseru, Lesotho on Wednesday to facilitate the country's return to political normalcy, his office said. Spokesperson Ronnie Mamoepa said Ramaphosa was expected to continue to pursue consultations with political role players, which would include paying a visit to His Majesty King Letsie III.

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  10. Ramaphosa heads to LesothoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will travel to Maseru, Lesotho, on Wednesday to facilitate the country's return to political normalcy, his office said. Ramaphosa, the South African Development Community facilitator, would pursue SADC's Troika mandate to facilitate political and security normalcy, spokesman Ronnie Mamoepa said in a statement.

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  11. .com | Ramaphosa concludes visit to LesothoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | News24

    Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa concluded his Southern African Development Community facilitation visit to Lesotho on Monday, his office said. "During the visit, the facilitator paid a courtesy call on His Majesty King Letsie III before holding consultations with the Prime Minister Dr Tom Thabane, deputy prime minister Mothejoa Metsing, European Union Ambassador Dr Michael Doyle and members of the Independent Electoral Commission ," said spokesperson Ronnie Mamoepa.

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  12. Ramaphosa concludes Lesotho visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa concluded his Southern African Development Community facilitation visit to Lesotho on Monday, his office said. "During the visit, the facilitator paid a courtesy call on His Majesty King Letsie III before holding consultations with the prime minister Dr Tom Thabane, deputy prime minister Mothejoa Metsing, European Union Ambassador, Dr Michael Doyle and members of the Independent Electoral Commission ," said spokesman Ronnie Mamoepa.

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

    Oct 20, 2014 | News24

    Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa arrived in Maseru, Lesotho, on Monday as part of the Southern African Development Community's efforts to bring stability to the country, his office said. The SADC's efforts were intended to help the country return to "political and security normalcy", spokesperson Ronnie Mamoepa said in a statement.

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  14. Lesotho: Mediation on Political Crisis ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    Southern African Development Community Facilitator and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will return to Lesotho today to continue with regional facilitation efforts to help that country return to political and security normalcy. Deputy President Ramaphosa has been to Lesotho four times this year to help create dialogue amongst Lesotho's political role players to address the challenges facing the mountain kingdom.

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  15. Ramaphosa: Lesotho's silver bulletRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    He is an astute negotiator who played a central role in South Africa's transition to democracy. Yet few had given Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa a chance when he initially landed here on September 18 to try to reconcile Lesotho's perennially squabbling politicians.

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  16. Advertising guru Tan Sri Lim Kok WingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | The Star Online

    ... to bring life back to normalcy after the military takeA over that took place on Aug 30. We are working with the Lesotho government to produce human capital skilled in the use of digital technoA logy and harnessing their creatiA vity to change the ...

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  17. Lesotho's Parliament reopens after coup crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Mail & Guardian

    Lesotho's King Letsie III has reopened Parliament, the first step in a peace deal aimed at ending a crisis sparked by an attempted military coup. Prime Minister Tom Thabane suspended Parliament in June fearing a vote of no-confidence that could have booted him from power.

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  18. .com | Lesotho parly convenes for 1st time since 'coup'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | News24

    Lesotho's king convened parliament on Friday for the first time since an alleged coup attempt in August as the southern African country strives to resolve political tensions before elections next year. Prime Minister Tom Thabane in August accused Deputy Prime Minister Mothetjoa Metsing of helping to plan a military coup which forced him to briefly seek refuge in South Africa.

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  19. MPs dance as Lesotho parliament reopensRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    Lesotho's King Letsie III re-opened parliament Friday amid tight security, the first step in a peace deal aimed at ending a crisis sparked by an attempted military coup. Opposition parliamentarians celebrated with song and dance on the floor of the legislature, as the chamber sat for the first time for four months.

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  20. Lesotho's king convenes parliament for first time since "coup"Read the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | Reuters

    Lesotho's king convened parliament on Friday for the first time since an alleged coup attempt in August as the southern African country strives to resolve political tensions before elections next year. Prime Minister Thomas Thabane in August accused Deputy Prime Minister Mothetjoa Metsing of helping to plan a military coup which forced him to briefly seek refuge in South Africa.

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