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Lesotho: Africa still more coup-prone than other continents
Many countries have embraced Western-style democracy but coups and attempted coups still happen.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2014 12:15 GMT
Fresh unrest in Lesotho thwarts PM's return
Tom Thabane fled to South Africa on Saturday amid coup rumours, and was set to return to the country to reclaim power.
Last updated: 02 Sep 2014 10:02 GMT
Fear prevails on Lesotho's streets
Citizens of the tiny African nation say they're increasingly anxious of the fallout after alleged coup.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2014 15:32 GMT
Analysis: Did Lesotho's army attempt a coup?
Having fled to South Africa, Prime Minister Tom Thabane has accused the military of planning to overthrow him.
Kristen van Schie
Last updated: 31 Aug 2014 14:13 GMT
Lesotho PM flees country amid coup claims
Prime minister says he is being hunted and that his deputy, who denies apparent coup attempt, may be involved.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2014 03:54 GMT
Military coup under way in Lesotho
Prime Minister, who is currently in South Africa, confirms to Al Jazeera that army has taken over government buildings.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2014 12:03 GMT
Lesotho parliament suspended amid coup fears
Neighbouring South Africa urges political leadership to find amicable solution after PM suspends parliament.
Last updated: 20 Jun 2014 14:53 GMT
Silicosis: The curse of Lesotho's miners
A legacy of injustice and an under-resourced healthcare system has led to generations of workers becoming gravely ill.
Last updated: 23 Jan 2014 12:27 GMT
Unlikely African sides fight for Brazil prize
Despite battling major political unrest, Egypt and Libya are in strong positions to qualify for 2014 Brazil World Cup.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2013 21:20 GMT
Are the royals still relevant?
As Netherlands' Queen Beatrix plans to step down, we examine the pros and cons of maintaining the modern monarchy.
Last updated: 30 Jan 2013 13:34 GMT
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