About one in three women in Lesotho has suffered physical or sexual violence – often by a partner.
Maesaiah Thabane, wife of former PM Thomas Thabane, transferred to correctional facility after court revoked her bail.
Thomas Thabane’s succesor vows to usher in ‘new version’ of leadership and ‘bring back trust to the government’.
PM faced pressure to quit over case in which he and wife are suspected of involvement in 2017 murder of previous wife.
Embattled 80-year-old does not state when will he officially quit as political uncertainty grips the African kingdom.
The high-altitude kingdom surrounded by South Africa confirms first case: a national studying in Saudi Arabia.
National assembly speaker says embattled prime minister will have to step down by May 22.
Amid a deepening political crisis, embattled PM Thomas Thabane has resisted efforts to leave office immediately.
Rising political tension in kingdom prompted South Africa to send officials for talks aimed at calming situation.
No immediate reaction by Thomas Thabane following release of statement on the back of South Africa-mediated talks.
Police chiefs say Thomas Thabane was trying to intimidate them after they implicated him in the murder of his former wife.
Thomas Thabane, under pressure to step down, sends troops, accusing law enforcement agencies of undermining democracy.
Members of the governing All Basotho Convention party want him gone and have nominated a successor.
Rescheduled hearing comes after Thomas Thabane missed initial court date due to a medical appointment in South Africa.