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Lesotho’s New PM Names Cabinet Members

Posted June 15th, 2012 at 8:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Lesotho’s new Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has selected his cabinet to lead the tiny African kingdom during its first peaceful transition. The new government was announced Friday. Mr. Thabane’s coalition defeated longtime leader Pakalitha Mosisili in last month’s parliamentary election. His All Basotho Convention party teamed up with the Lesotho Congress for Democracy and Thesele […]

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Lesotho’s Prime Minister’s Party Wins Vote

Posted May 29th, 2012 at 2:30 pm (UTC-5)
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The party of Lesotho Prime Minister Pakilitha Mosisili has captured the most votes in Saturday’s parliamentary elections, but fell short of the outright majority needed to govern. Final results released Tuesday show Mr. Mosisili’s Democratic Congress won 41 of 80 seats. He formed the party earlier this year after quitting the Lesotho Congress for Democracy. […]

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Voters in African Highlands Casting Ballots in General Election Saturday

Posted May 26th, 2012 at 7:15 am (UTC-5)
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Voters in the tiny mountainous nation of Lesotho, in southern Africa, are casting ballots in a general election Saturday. The vote features rivals from three political parties, including Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili of the new Democratic Congress. His closest challenger is Mothejoa Metsing, who reportedly led the movement to remove Mosisili as leader of the […]

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Voters in African Highlands Cast Ballots in General Election Saturday

Posted May 26th, 2012 at 4:00 am (UTC-5)
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Voters in the tiny mountainous nation of Lesotho, in southern Africa, will cast ballots in a general election Saturday. The vote features rivals from three political parties, including Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili of the new Democratic Congress. His closest challenger is Mothejoa Metsing, who reportedly led to the movement to remove Mosisili as leader of […]

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