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

    Sep 8, 2014 | 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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  2. Zuma to visit Lesotho on mediation missionRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | 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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  3. First Lesotho Metolong Dam Potable Water Delivery Gets DelayedRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | 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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  4. Lesotho: It's Not Too Late for Lesotho to Get Back On TrackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | 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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  5. Lesotho parliament opening on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | 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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  6. Pope appeals for peace and calm in African Kingdom of LesothoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | 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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  7. New Appeal for Peace in UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | 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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  8. .com | Zuma to travel to Lesotho for peace talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | 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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  9. Zuma to mediate on Lesotho's reopening of ParliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | 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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  10. .com | Basotho fear an attack at any time - policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | 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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  11. Zuma to visit embattled LesothoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | 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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  12. Lesotho PM throws peace deal into doubt, Zuma to mediateRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | 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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  13. Papal appeal for peace in Ukraine, LesothoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Catholic World News

    ... which has begun can continue and bring the hoped-for fruits." "I also join my voice to those of the bishops of Lesotho who have launched an appeal for peace" in the southern African nation, he added. "I condemn every act of violence and pray to our ...

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  14. Lesotho: Democracy Doesn't Work for Us, Say BasothoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    As Lesotho continues to teeter on the brink of political conflict, an opinion poll has been published showing that most Basotho have far more trust in religious and traditional leaders than in their political leaders. Findings from an Afrobarometer survey carried out four months ago show that four in five Basotho reject military or one-person rule, but that more than half are not satisfied with the way democracy is working in the country.

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  15. Lesotho PM refuses to re-open ParliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Mail & Guardian

    Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has said he won't re-open Parliament, throwing a South African-brokered peace deal into doubt. Lesotho's prime minister Thomas Thabane said on Monday that he would not reopen the country's Parliament, calling into question a South African-brokered peace deal which allowed him to return to the country after an attempted coup.

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  16. Lesotho: Zuma Heads for Maseru As Army Calls for HelpRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    South Africa's President Jacob Zuma heads for Lesotho on Tuesday, following a call by the country's army commander for its neighbours to intervene militarily to shore up the coalition government. The official Lesotho News Agency announced Zuma's visit on Monday.

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  17. Lesotho's rogue general 'may trigger war'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    South Africa and the region are coming under new pressure to avert civil war in Lesotho after the country's renegade army commander, Tladi Kamoli, emptied the country's arsenal and led troops into its mountains last week for a possible revenge attack over his dismissal. The SAPS's special task force has already been deployed in Lesotho for several days to protect Prime Minister Tom Thabane and his senior officials from Kamoli's troops.

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  18. Opposition urges S. African gov't to clarify involvement in LesothoRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2014 | Xinhuanet

    The South African government should lift the veil of secrecy around its involvement in Lesotho, the opposition Democratic Alliance said on Sunday. The DA made the statement amid reports that the South African government has been intricately involved in Lesotho's political meltdown since August 30 when a military coup sent Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane fleeing to South Africa.

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  19. Lesotho PM asks regional bloc to send peace force after 'coup'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | Yahoo!

    Lesotho's exiled premier on Monday called on the southern African regional bloc SADC to send peacekeeping troops to his country, after claiming that the army had seized power in a coup.

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  20. Military action leaves Lesotho in power vacuumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    In this Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 photo, army personnel man outside the military headquarters in Maseru, Lesotho.

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