Lesotho Congress for Democracy

By IndepthAfrica
In Lesotho
May 31st, 2012
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Maseru – Lesotho Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili resigned on Wednesday after his party failed to secure an outright majority in parliamentary elections, the former government secretary said. “The prime minister has just resigned,” former government secretary Tlohang Sekhamane told...
By IndepthAfrica
In Lesotho
May 29th, 2012
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The party of Lesotho Prime Minister Pakilitha Mosisili has captured the most votes in Saturday’s parliamentary elections, but fell short of the outright majority needed to govern. Final results released Tuesday show Mr. Mosisili’s Democratic Congress won 41 of 80 seats. He formed the part...
By IndepthAfrica
In Lesotho
May 26th, 2012
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Voters in the highland African kingdom of Lesotho went to the polls on Saturday in a wide-open election that analysts say could end without a clear result, as happened in 1998 when South Africa had to send in troops to quell unrest. The capital Maseru was quiet, with shops closed, as voters queued up...
By IndepthAfrica
In Lesotho
Jan 31st, 2012
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Maseru – Lesotho Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili on Tuesday sacked two ministers and a deputy minister amid divisions within the ruling party ahead of polls expected later this year. The sacked cabinet members are Mothetjoa Metsing, who held the communications portfolio, Motloheloa Phooko, a ...
By benim
In Election
Oct 2nd, 2011
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Maseru – Three main private radio stations lost their signal during local elections in Lesotho on Saturday as first results were about to be released, an editor said. “This is going to hinder us from broadcasting the results from the ground,” said Ratabane Ramainoane, chief editor o...
By benim
In Lesotho
Sep 9th, 2011
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Maseru – Lesotho Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili’s “dictatorial” leadership style and his decision not to retire at the end of his term in 2012 worried the ruling party, a leaked US diplomatic cable said. The secretary general of the Lesotho Congress for Democracy, Mothejoa ...