Swaziland: SADC summit focuses on political crisis in Lesotho

Swaziland: SADC summit focuses on political crisis in Lesotho

The two-day talks held by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) began Friday in Swaziland, with the focus of the extraordinary summit centered on the troubling political situation in Lesotho. Special envoy Cyril Ramaphosa traveled to the double troika summit with South African President Jacob Zuma to present a report on…

Zuma urgently sends Ramaphosa to Lesotho

Tuesday June 30, 2015, South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was sent to Lesotho by President Jacob Zuma due to increased fears about the political instability in the country. June 25 the former Commander of Lesotho’s Defense Force (LDF) Lieutenant General Maaparankoe Mahao was allegedly shot dead at his home…