Lesotho

By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 2nd, 2013
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Cheating may have reached new heights in the kingdom of Mswati III, last reigning absolute monarch in southern Africa. In the Aug. 24 poll, one winning candidate reportedly brought in so many voters from outside the district that as many as 1,000 people voted, although only 300 lived in the chiefdom,...
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In Lesotho
Feb 27th, 2013
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From the slopes of the Alps to the southern African mountain kingdom of Lesotho, Prince Harry is now giving back. Just returned from his skiing holiday with girlfriend Cressida Bonas, Harry is spending a couple of days in Africa, to work with the Sentebale charity he set up with Lesotho’s Princ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 4th, 2013
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Lesotho claims an Ethiopian is smuggling illegal immigrants into South Africa – but he denies it. A confidential Lesotho government report has painted a lurid picture of a secret network – headed by a wanted Ethiopian – which is allegedly smuggling illegal Chinese, Ethiopians, Bangl...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 15th, 2012
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By: VoxEU.org October 15, 2012 The surge in African apparel exports that followed the launch of new US trade preferences in 2000 gave hope that African industrialisation was around the corner. Ten years down the road, the success was all but forgotten. This column shows this is because US trade polic...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Oct 9th, 2012
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FIFA has stripped Sudan of its 2-0 win over Zambia in a 2014 World Cup qualifier because one of its scorers was ineligible to play. FIFA says its disciplinary committee ruled that Saif Ali shouldn’t have played in the June 2 match in Khartoum, so Zambia is awarded a 3-0 victory. FIFA also fined...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 3rd, 2012
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By Nicholas D. Kristof, New York Times columnist Generations of Americans have learned to pity Africa. It’s mainly seen as a quagmire of famine and genocide, a destination only for a sybaritic safari or a masochistic aid mission.So here’s another way to think of Africa: an economic dynamo...
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
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May 14th, 2012
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Mbabane – A public poll in Swaziland showed that 43% of the population disapproved of Africa’s last absolute monarch, King Mswati’s III, earning a sharp rebuke from the government on Monday. The poll by the US-based Gallup ranked Mswati among Africa’s least popular leaders. &#...