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Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Lesotho


 

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Lesotho

 

NEW YORK, September 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Secretary-General is concerned about the reported military takeover in Lesotho. 98 more words

UNITED NATIONS - ONU

Political Tensions in Lesotho


 

Political Tensions in Lesotho

 

WASHINGTON, September 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement

Jen Psaki

Department Spokesperson

Washington, DC

August 30, 2014

 

The United States is deeply concerned by clashes between security forces today in Lesotho, and calls upon government officials and all parties to remain committed to peaceful political dialogue and to follow democratic processes in line with the Lesotho Constitution and principles of the rule of law.

 

SOURCE 

US Department of State

FOR Foreign Policy

SOUTH AFRICA DENIES HELPING TO FOIL LESOTHO COUP, SPIRITING PM TO SAFETY

South Africa has denied its forces had any involvement in foiling the coup that forced prime minister Tom Thabane across the border into South Africa’s Free State for safety. 520 more words

NEWS

An Original Report on Lesotho ... From 7,000 Miles Away

Adam Nossiter contributed an original report on the Lesotho coup. (Are we calling it a coup yet?)

Mr. Nossiter reported from Dakar, Senegal. This is how far Dakar is from Maseru, Lesotho. 8 more words

Journalism

Habitat For Humanity - Lesotho, Africa

Last October my friend Julie mentioned that the next St. Vrain Valley Habitat for Humanity Global Village Build trip (boy that’s a mouthful!) would be to Lesotho, Africa and asked me to consider going. 502 more words

Fundraising

President Jacob Zuma's stake in the Lesotho coup

The South African Sunday Times reports that special forces entered Lesotho just before Saturday’s pre-dawn raid on the house of Prime Minister Tom Thabane and whisked him across the border to safety. 609 more words

Africa

Lesotho

#lesotho ~ Lesotho is a landlocked country completely surrounded by South Africa. It is just over 30,000 km2 (11,583 sq mi) in size and has a population slightly over two million. 143 more words