Thabane expected to address nation after Lesotho show of force

Thabane expected to address nation after Lesotho show of force

Prime Minister Tom Thabane of Lesotho is expected to address the small southern African kingdom on Monday, following tensions over the weekend that saw Thabane deploy the military in what he claims was a move needed to restore order. Thabane’s address will follow emergency consultations with Jeff Radebe, an envoy…

SAPMIL won’t stay as Lesotho pressured on reforms

SAPMIL won’t stay as Lesotho pressured on reforms

In Lesotho, the Southern African Development Community’s peacekeeping forces will leave in November as planned despite the appeals from Prime Minister Tom Thabane for a three-month extension. The SAPMIL force has served a year in Lesotho, which includes a previous extension of an original mandate that ran through May. The…

Naomi Campbell helps launch Lesotho HIV initiative

Naomi Campbell helps launch Lesotho HIV initiative

The Deputy Prime Minister of Lesotho, Monyane Moleleki, this week unveiled a new tool to better manage HIV and health programming in the small southern African kingdom – one that’s getting a little star-power energy from activist Naomi Campbell. The Lesotho HIV and health “situation room” platform shows real-time service delivery…