Lesotho’s opposition leader has fled the country for the second time in a year, claiming that he was at risk of assassination after being voted out of power.
Thomas Thabane, the former prime minister, travelled to Botswana on Tuesday night … Read the rest
Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor will be acting president until Tuesday while Jacob Zuma is away on a working trip this week, the presidency said.
Zuma was travelling to Algeria to meet President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a South Africa-Algeria … Read the rest
Journalists have been having a field day ridiculing the recent “coup” in Lesotho.
For African journalists, it turns out to be a joke on themselves — especially the notion that Lesotho should be SA’s 10th province.
Unlike SA, which was … Read the rest
Lesotho’s prime minister has asked southern African states to send peacekeepers into his mountain kingdom to restore order after an apparent coup over the weekend, his aide said on Monday.
Thomas Thabane fled to South Africa, whose territory surrounds Lesotho, … Read the rest
A Lesotho national accused of chopping up two people and boiling the heart of one of them is expected to appear in the Durban Magistrate’s Court on Thursday.
Lehlohonolo Joseph Scott, 26, is charged with two counts of murder and … Read the rest
A farm owner accused of attempted murder after he allegedly shot and wounded a teenager has appeared in the Ladybrand Magistrate’s Court, Free State police said on Wednesday.
The case against Motlalentoa Alfred Makoae, 53, was postponed on Tuesday to … Read the rest
A Lesotho sangoma who was found cooking the genitals of a farmer he had murdered, has been declared a State President’s patient by the Free State High Court, Beeld reported on Thursday.
Under the Mental Health Act, he could be … Read the rest
During a debate on the 1913 Land Act today, Dr. Pieter Mulder of the Freedom Front Plus said that the former British protectorates Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland should be included when calculating the percentage of black-owned land in South Africa. … Read the rest
LADYBRAND. – An American farm manager has been attacked with a machete by blacks in South Africa. Allen Rodgers was attacked on the farem Geluk, owned by the American company SBH Farms.
The 61-year old was rushed to the Mediclinic … Read the rest