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Friday, 02-27-15, 13:06Deputy President Confident in Lesotho's Elections[SAnews.gov.za]Pretoria -SADC Facilitator and South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has extended his best wishes to all political parties and the people of Lesotho ahead of Saturday's polls. read more...
Friday, 02-27-15, 7:18Tension High in Run-Up to Polls[Deutsche Welle]Basothos are set to hit the polls on Saturday (28.02.2015) for an early election staged to restore order after a coup attempt. Analysts say that the elections are being held to redeem the fallen coalition government. read more...
Wednesday, 02-25-15, 8:45Lesotho Election 2015 - Commonwealth Observer Group Arrival Statement[Commonwealth]Statement by: HE Festus Mogae read more...
Tuesday, 02-24-15, 12:13Think Again - Pushing the Reset Button On Lesotho's Democracy[ISS]On Saturday 28 February, the people of Lesotho will head to the polls. The national election is being held two years earlier than originally planned - sadly not because citizens of the mountain kingdom are so eager to exercise their democratic privileges, but because their democracy is failing and urgently needs a fresh start. read more...
Tuesday, 02-24-15, 10:35Raila Leads AU Election Mission to Lesotho[Capital FM]Nairobi -Opposition leader Raila Odinga travels to the Kingdom of Lesotho Wednesday, as head of the African Union Election Observers Mission in polls scheduled for February 28 in the Southern African nation. read more...
Monday, 02-23-15, 10:52Elections to Test Regional Diplomacy[SANF]Nearly three years ago in May 2012, the Kingdom of Lesotho went for general elections following yet another successful SADC-initiated dialogue to end a political crisis in the country. read more...
Monday, 02-23-15, 8:29AU Approves Short-Term Observation Mission to Lesotho[SAnews.gov.za]Pretoria -The chairperson African Union Commission, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has approved the deployment of an African Union Short-Term Observation (STO) Mission to the 28 February Parliamentary Elections in Lesotho. read more...
Saturday, 02-21-15, 4:56Troika Okays Lesotho Polls[The Herald]Lloyd Gumbo -SADC cleared the way for Lesotho to go ahead with parliamentary elections scheduled for next weekend at an Extraordinary Double Troika Summit chaired by the regional bloc's chairperson, President Mugabe, in South Africa yesterday. The summit, that was also attended by South Africa's President Jacob Zuma, Namibia's incoming President Hage Geingob and Botswana's Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi, whose countries make up the Troika. read more...
Saturday, 02-21-15, 4:34SADC Troika Meeting On Lesotho Underway[SAnews.gov.za]The SADC Troika of Heads of State and Government are currently meeting in Pretoria to discuss the political and security situation as well as preparations for the upcoming election in Lesotho. read more...
Friday, 02-20-15, 10:02President in SA for SADC Troika Meeting[The Herald]SADC chairman President Mugabe arrived here yesterday to attend the regional bloc's double Troika meeting where leaders are expected to deliberate on the impending elections in Lesotho. read more...

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