Africa

Horse racing becomes national sport in Lesotho

The southern African country of Lesotho is turning its age-old pastime of horse riding into a national sport. The goal is to preserve the riding culture with national races, but money problems are standing in the way.

Africa

Factory workers in Lesotho push for better working conditions

Trade unionists in Lesotho are accusing foreign-owned factories of underpaying workers. The southern African country suffers from high unemployment, extreme poverty and a shrinking economy. Al Jazeera's Fahmida Miller reports from Maseru, Lesotho.

Africa

Thomas Thabane sworn in as Lesotho's prime minister

Thabane takes office as part of a coalition three years after an attempted coup and two days after his wife's murder.

Thomas Thabane sworn in as Lesotho's prime minister

Politics

Calls for government of national unity in Lesotho

Deputy PM says no need for present government to be removed calling for stability in the country and a unity government.

Calls for government of national unity in Lesotho

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.