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Lesotho in turmoil

…as Prime Minister Thomas Thabane flees to South Africa Staff Reporters ANARCHY reigned in Lesotho yesterday after Prime Minister Thomas Thabane fled into South Africa as the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) staged  what the premier has…

LCD cancels anti-prorogation march

Keiso Mohloboli THE LESOTHO Congress for Democracy (LCD) Deputy Secretary General, Tšeliso Mokhosi, yesterday said the LCD-led march which had been earmarked for tomorrow has since been cancelled. The march was aimed at putting pressure…

I am still in control – Thabane

Premier insists Lieutenant General Kamoli is no longer army commander Staff Reporters PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane has assured Basotho that he remains in charge of the government and will shortly be back in the country to assert his…

I am still LDF commander – Kamoli

Keiso Mohloboli LIEUTENANT General Tlali Kamoli says he is still the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) commander despite a statement to the contrary issued by Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s Press Secretary, Thabo Thakalekoala, yesterday. In…

New’ army boss survives attack

Billy Ntaote NEWLY-APPOINTED Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) Commander, Lieutenant General Maaparankoe Mahao, escaped unharmed when unknown gunmen attacked his Koalabata home yesterday morning. Lieutenant General Mahao was appointed the…

Cop shot dead as army, police clash

Lekhetho Ntsukunyane A Lesotho Mounted Police Service (LMPS) sub-inspector was shot dead, while three constables were seriously injured during yesterday’s clashes between the police and members of the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF). The…

Suspects released at police headquarters

SUSPECTS held at the police headquarters in Maseru have been released following the storming of government and police buildings and jamming of radio stations by military units today. The army units have since left the police…