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Vol 58 No 12

Published 9th June 2017


Lesotho

Army shadow over polls

The alliance of Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili's Democratic Congress (DC) and Deputy Prime Minister Mothetjoa Metsing's Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) has lost the snap election that Mosisili called in March after losing a no-confidence motion in Parliament. This could mean a dramatic comeback for former PM Tom Thabane. No fewer than 27 parties and over 40 independent candidates vied for the National Assembly's 120 seats.

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