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Sunday, 08-31-14, 13:06'Coup' Confusion After Troops Raid Lesotho Police Stations[allAfrica]Cape Town -Members of Lesotho's fractious coalition government were at odds over who was in control of the country on Sunday after troops mounted raids on police headquarters and police stations in the capital, Maseru, on Saturday. read more...
Sunday, 08-31-14, 6:00U.S. Calls for 'Peaceful Dialogue' in Lesotho[State Department]Press Statement by Jen Psaki, Department Spokesperson, Washington, DC, August 30, 2014: read more...
Saturday, 08-30-14, 12:49Army Returns to Barracks After Lesotho Coup Bid[allAfrica]Cape Town -Lesotho prime minister Tom Thabane fled to South Africa after troops seized police stations in an alleged coup attempt in which one person was killed and an unknown number of others injured, according to news reports from the capital, Maseru on Saturday. read more...
Saturday, 08-30-14, 11:45Reported Coup Attempt in Lesotho[VOA]Gunfire was heard in Lesotho early Saturday morning as military units surrounded government buildings, including police offices in the capital. read more...
Saturday, 08-30-14, 9:02Army in 'Possible Coup Attempt'[Deutsche Welle]Soldiers in the southern African kingdom of Lesotho have seized police headquarters and surrounded government buildings, officials say. The unrest comes after police banned a planned anti-government protest. read more...
Monday, 08-25-14, 10:04Lesotho Prime Minister Defends Gupta Diplomatic Passports - Report[SAPA]Johannesburg -The Prime Minister of Lesotho Thomas Thabane has defended his decision to issue members of the Gupta family with diplomatic passports and rejected opposition demands to withdraw them, the Star reported on Monday. read more...
Wednesday, 08-20-14, 8:48Sannam Saddened By Killing of Two Senior Public Health Nurses in Lesotho[COSATU]The Southern African Network of Nurses and Midwives (SANNAM) is highly saddened by the brutal killing of two senior Public Health nurses in Lesotho last week in the month dedicated to African Women, and would like to caution that this behaviour will lead to further drain of the already scarce nurses in the region. read more...
Monday, 08-18-14, 21:47SA to Lead SADC Organ On Politics, Defence[SAnews.gov.za]Victoria Falls -International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said South Africa's re-election on Monday to chair the SADC organ for politics and defence Troika was an affirmation of the confidence the regional body has in Pretoria. read more...
Monday, 08-18-14, 14:07Nigeria U21 Coach Unhappy With Lesotho Walkover[This Day]Flying Eagles coach, Manu Garba, has said he was disappointed to eliminate Lesotho from the 2015 African Youth Championship via a walkover after they had prepared to beat them on the pitch. Yesterday, the Flying Eagles qualified for the 2015 African Youth Championship after they walked over Lesotho in Kaduna. read more...

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