Tom Thabane

 
Goodbye to the godfather of Lesotho politics
Goodbye to the godfather of Lesotho politics
Late January and early February in Lesotho promise the peak of summer heat, thunderstorms in the late afternoon and the partisan in-fighting of...
Shaun’s new job: Murder in Lesotho
Shaun’s new job: Murder in Lesotho
The Lesotho government has invited Shaun Abrahams, the controversial former boss of South Africa’s prosecutions authority, to prosecute eight...
Fractures weaken Lesotho’s ruling party
Fractures weaken Lesotho’s ruling party
Tom Thabane was jeered by supporters of his own party last week, in what analysts see as a sign that his days as the Lesotho’s prime minister may...
Hawks confirm probe involving chief Brexit financier
Hawks confirm probe involving chief Brexit financier
The Hawks have confirmed that there is an ongoing investigation involving British businessman and Brexit financier Arron Banks and his former...
Lesotho army commander 'shot dead' by soldiers
Lesotho army commander 'shot dead' by soldiers
Lesotho's army commander has been shot dead by rival military officers, according to the officials in the small southern African country.
Lesotho needs a new electoral system
Lesotho needs a new electoral system
The 2017 Lesotho election was necessitated by the collapse of the ruling coalition due to a successful no-confidence motion on 1 March. After calls...
Mysterious murder casts dark shadows over the Mountain Kingdom
Mysterious murder casts dark shadows over the Mountain Kingdom
We don’t know who murdered Lipolelo Thabane, the estranged wife of incoming Prime Minister Thomas Thabane. We don’t know why she was murdered....
Who is Thomas Thabane, and why is Lesotho’s army so scared of him?
Who is Thomas Thabane, and why is Lesotho’s army so scared of him?
Thomas Thabane’s house, a sprawling property on a hill overlooking central Maseru, is the house of a man who does not expect to live there long....
Lesotho’s Groundhog Day election
Lesotho’s Groundhog Day election
There is such a thing as too much democracy. For proof, look no further than tiny, landlocked Lesotho, which is about to hold its third general...
Maimane's Zambia deportation casts spotlight on network of opposition politicians
Maimane's Zambia deportation casts spotlight on network of opposition politicians
Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane’s deportation from Zambia on Thursday night has cast a spotlight on a 19-month-old network of opposition...

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