Tom Thabane

Events in Lesotho point to poor prospects for political stability

Since the demand for resources far outmatches the patronage available, Lesotho’s political arena has become brutally competitive

Murders plague Lesotho politics

The prime minister has been questioned by the police, plunging the country into another crisis

Goodbye to the godfather of Lesotho politics

Pakalitha Mosisili has been the pre-eminent power broker for decades. What will the Mountain Kingdom look like without him?

Shaun’s new job: Murder in Lesotho

SA’s former NPA boss will prosecute the Mountain Kingdom’s most politically sensitive case

Fractures weaken Lesotho’s ruling party

The rowdiness that marked the All Basotho Convention’s navel-gazing “sabbatical conference” gave a new twist to the leadership battle in the party

New Lesotho murders highlight need for military reform

Prime Minister Thomas Thabane, elected in June, has pledged repeatedly to reduce the power of the military.

Lesotho army commander ‘shot dead’ by soldiers

Official says Lieutenant General Khoantle Motsomotso was shot by soldiers who had recently been fired.

Lesotho needs a new electoral system

Parties should announce coalitional plans prior to the election so that voters can more properly gauge expected outcomes.

Overpopulation is not Lesotho’s biggest problem

The Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho recently held its third general election in the last five years.

Mysterious murder casts dark shadows over the Mountain Kingdom

Lipolelo Thabane's death plunges Lesotho into yet another period of dangerous political instability.

Who is Thomas Thabane, and why is Lesotho’s army so scared of him?

In an interview, Tom Thabane outlines his ambitious - perhaps too ambitious - reform agenda.

Lesotho’s Groundhog Day election

The mountain kingdom’s politicians keep playing the same old game, with the same frustrating results


Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories