Africa

Lesotho: Opposition wins most Parliament seats in snap election

Lesotho's opposition party has won the most Parliamentary seats in the South African snap election over the weekend.

Africa

Polls close in Lesotho snap elections

Polls have closed in Lesotho's snap elections, which were called after Parliament was dissolved in March. It is the third general election in five years in the southern African country.

Africa

Lesotho votes in third election in five years

About one million people in the southern African kingdom of Lesotho are voting for a new government. This is a result of the parliament holding a vote of no confidence against the prime minister in March.

Africa

Old rivals vie for power in Lesotho's snap election

Snap election is seen as a two-horse race between old rivals Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili and Thomas Thabane.

Lesotho: Voting under way in third election since 2012

Africa

Lesotho: Election looms as PM loses confidence vote

Prime minister Mosisili expected ask king to call election as parliament votes in favour of replacing him with a rival.

Pakalitha Mosisili loses parliament vote

Lesotho

Fighting the legacy of mining in Lesotho

Young people who have witnessed the social and medical effect of mining on their parents are fighting for their rights.

Fighting the legacy of mining in Lesotho

Environment

Lesotho farmlands dry up as drought worsens

Landlocked southern African state declares emergency, with experts predicting food shortage in the coming year.

Politics

Q&A: Lesotho's next prime minister

Al Jazeera speaks to Pakalitha Mosisili, who is set to be the next PM as the head of a seven-party coalition.

Q&A: Lesotho's next prime minister

Politics

Lesotho election results reveal no outright winner

Incumbent PM's party wins 40 constituencies, falling short of the 60 plus one needed for forming independent government.

Lesotho election results reveal no outright winner

Africa

Party of Lesotho PM takes early lead in snap election

Thomas Thabane's All Basotho Convention party is ahead with wins in 35 out of 80 voting districts, early results show.

Party of Lesotho PM takes early lead in snap election

Politics

Lesotho votes in bid to overcome tension

Thousands queue to cast ballots in hope to end political deadlock after an attempted coup six months ago.

Opinion

Lesotho: Africa still more coup-prone than other continents

Many countries have embraced Western-style democracy but coups and attempted coups still happen.

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Politics

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.

Fresh unrest in Lesotho thwarts PM's return

Politics

Fear prevails on Lesotho's streets

Citizens of the tiny African nation say they're increasingly anxious of the fallout after alleged coup.

Fear prevails on Lesotho's streets

Politics

S Africa tackles Lesotho 'coup' crisis

Deputy prime minister invited for talks after PM Thabane fled amid reports that army had attempted to seize power.