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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.

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