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Eight things you probably didn't know about Lesotho

8 things you probably didn’t know about Lesotho Staff Reporter 29 June 2020 A figure of former prime minister James Barry Hertzog. On Saturday the prime minister of Lesotho, Thomas Thabane, fled the country amidst claims of a coup in the small southern African kingdom. The bizarre coup left everyone guessing as to whether or not it had in fact occurred – the army denied staging it but Thabane nevertheless hightailed it out of the country. A curious event in an equally curious country. Even though Lesotho

  1 year ago ago
Eight things you probably didn't know about Lesotho

CRIME

The truth is out: Prime Minister paid Gunmen R400 000 to kill his wife.

Mr Thomas Thabane has resigned last month from his position as a Prime Minister due to the pressure of being a suspect in his late wife death Lepolelo who was shot and killed outside her home on 14-June-2017, on 12-June-2020 Gunmen tried to kill Lepolelo but they failed. see images of Lepolelo belowaccording to the Police affidavit which was seen wednesday(10-June-2020), Mr Thabane and his current wife Maesaih hired and paid Gunmen R400 000 as a initial payment to kill his late wife Lepolelo , Lepolelo was

  1 year ago ago
The truth is out: Prime Minister paid Gunmen R400 000 to kill his wife.

HEALTH

Is Basotho Trully Have Immunity To Covid19

The several incident across Lesotho are proof that Basotho might trully have immune against Covid19. Firstly it was forty-eight suspected Covid-19 cases sent for testing at the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) in South Africa but they all came back negative. The Health Minister Dr. Nkaku Kabi said on Monday that over 200 Basotho also send to South African for Covid19 test are all came back negative. In another fact incident was a South African man was tested positive of covid19 but his Les

  2 years ago ago
Is Basotho Trully Have Immunity To Covid19

CRIME

Thomas Thabane Paid Millions For The Murder Lipolelo Thabane

The murder of Lipolelo Thabane has been the topic to many in the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho for close to 3 years now. Lipolelo Thabane estranged wife of Thomas Thabane was gunned down and killed on the 13th of June 2017, just 2 days away from the inauguration of Thomas Thabane as the Prime Minister of Lesotho. Lipolelo and Thomas were in the process of divorce at the time and Lipolelo had won a court case and she could have had the privilege of being a first lady. The investigations to her murder just went

  1 year ago ago
Thomas Thabane Paid Millions For The Murder Lipolelo Thabane

CRIME

Court Reveals How Ex-Lesotho PM Kills Ex-Wife

Following the allegations of murder leveled against the Lesotho former Prime Minister, Thomas Thabane, and wife that the cohort killed his former wife, the court has released a document to that effect, stating that they paid a criminal gang to execute his estranged wife. This is incredible. According to CNN, the official white paper reveals that Thabane and his wife paid a local criminal gang to kill his estranged wife three years ago. This is astonishing. The recent outturn of the event was also ascertaine

  1 year ago ago
Court Reveals How Ex-Lesotho PM Kills Ex-Wife

CRIME

Lesotho's former first lady arrested for killing another of his husband's wife

Lesotho's former first lady, Maesaiah Thabane, was apprehended on Wednesday over the killing of the previous wife of her husband and former prime minister, Thomas Thahane, cops said. Lesotho's Appeal Court retracted her bail last week on suspicion that the process was not followed in the appropriate manner when her bail application was accepted. Thabane was relocated to court, where she had a fur coat and black protective anti-coronavirus mask, a Reuters witness said. The date for the new bail application w

  1 year ago ago
Lesotho's former first lady arrested for killing another of his husband's wife

CRIME

A TWIST TO THE MURDER CASE: Lesotho's late first Lady Lipolelo Thabane

Lesotho’s former first lady, Lipolele Thabane was shot dead on the outskirts of Maseru, a few hours after she had agreed to divorce her husband, Prime Minister Thomas Thabane. Lipolele had met with Teboho Mojapela earlier that day and: “She said ‘I am ready to free him, I just want to be looked after" Mojapela said. Thato Sibolla, who was her friend and confidante happened to have been present at the meeting, confirmed the above statement. It is apparent that gunmen ambushed Lipolelo, 58, on her way h

  2 years ago ago
A TWIST TO THE MURDER CASE: Lesotho's late first Lady Lipolelo Thabane

CRIME

Former First Lady Bail Revoked in Murder Case, Sent to Prison

Maesaiah Thabane, wife of recently resigned Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane, who was arrested in connection with a murder case had her bail revoked by Lesotho's court last week. Maesaiah is accused of orchestrating the 2017 shooting of Lipolelo Thabane in the capital, Maseru. Lipolelo was the then estranged wife of the former Prime Minister. Lesotho's court revoked Maesaiah's bail on suspicion that the procedure was not followed properly and ordered her rearrest. According to Aljazeera.com, the former

  1 year ago ago
Former First Lady Bail Revoked in Murder Case, Sent to Prison

POLITICS

Prime Minister of Lesotho Thomas Thabane finally agreed to resign, Eyes are on Zimbabwean President.

The Prime Minister of Lesotho Thomas Thabane has finally agreed to step down after immense pressure from parliament to vacate office. Thabane who ascended to power in 2017, has been engulfed by allegations of murdering his ex wife and multiple allegations of corruption around his neck. Mr Thabane appeared in court in February for acting in "common purpose" but he hasn't been formally charged yet. In the February court case his lawyer argued that his position as prime minister granted him immunity from prose

  2 years ago ago
Prime Minister of Lesotho Thomas Thabane finally agreed to resign, Eyes are on Zimbabwean President.

CRIME

She Is Granted Bail Again After Being Charged With Murder

Former Lesotho first lady has been been granted bail again on Monday. She was rearrested after the Lesotho court of Appeal revoked her bail. She is charged with the of her husband's former wife. Lipolelo Thabane was gunned down and killed in June 2017 few days before Thomas Thabane was sown as the prime minister of Lesotho. Liabiloe Ramoholi better known as Maesiah Thabane has been charged with orchestrating the killing of Lipolelo Thabane. The police tried to object her bail saying she might try to escape again

  1 year ago ago
She Is Granted Bail Again After Being Charged With Murder

POLITICS

Government collapses after murderer

Thomas Thabane, Lesotho prime minister is expected to leave office after he was charged to have murderd his ex wife Lipole Thabane 14 June 2017. Early this year he announced on radio that he will step down at end of June. Was it a good descion for the government to let him rule after he charged? Picture: Thomas Thabane After his lawyers argued before the court of law that it would create rather invent problems and constitutional crises to charge a sitting a prime minister, he has until the 22nd of May to st

  2 years ago ago
Government collapses after murderer

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Lesotho Current Finance Minister Moeketsi Majoro To Take After Thomas Thabane

Democratic Congress Deputy Leader of Lesotho, Motlalentoa Letsosa has confirmed that the speaker of the national assembly has received a letter appointing the current Finance Minister Moeketsi Majoro as the newly appointed Lesotho Prime Minister. The current Finance Minister Moeketsi Majoro will be sworn in by King Letsie III in substitution for Thomas Thabane as Prime Minister of Lesotho. "I plead with the entire nation and leadership to give my successor utmost support and on my part, I wish to assure him

  2 years ago ago
Lesotho Current Finance Minister Moeketsi Majoro To Take After Thomas Thabane

HEALTH

First Covid-19 case confirmed in Lesotho

While many provinces had been battling with the Covid-19 pandemic, Lesotho had remained safe for the entire during of the lockdown. Lesotho announced that they registered their first positive COVID-19 case, making them the ultimate African country to declare a mortal virus outbreak.  Health minister Nkaku Kabi has stated that samples sent for testing to South Africa have returned with a positive verdict.  "The health ministry is informing the Basotho nation and the entire community residing in Lesotho tha

  2 years ago ago
First Covid-19 case confirmed in Lesotho

POLITICS

Sad news-the Minister is charged with wife’s murder

Ex-Lesotho prime minister Thomas Thabane charged with wife’s murder (msn.com) The former Prime Minister of Lesotho Thomas Thabane become charged with the brutal 2017 murder of his estranged wife Lipolelo Thabane in a boardroom in the High Court of Lesotho on Tuesday, 30 November. THOMAS THABANE AND WIFE CHARGED

  5 months ago ago
Sad news-the Minister is charged with wife’s murder

BUSINESS

Lesotho remains free of covid19

While African countries strive to find ways to eliminate the virus, there is Lesotho, a tiny kingdom that hasn't reported any positive case of covid19 yet. This is because Lesotho took it serious when South Africa recorded the first cases and went on preparing safety measures before the virus could hit the country. Prime Minister Thomas Thabane ordered a lockdown which started on March the 29th this year which was then extended to 6 May . Lesotho did this to prevent the spread of virus from neighboring coun

  2 years ago ago
Lesotho remains free of covid19

CRIME

Lesotho Prime Minister to resign, after his coalition collapsed over ex-wife murder accusations

The Prime Minister of Lesotho, Thomas Thabane is expected to hand his resignation letter to King Letsie II today. This comes after his governmental coalition fell apart in parliament on Monday, and he was required to step down to make way for a new government. The Prime Minister has been under pressure to resign after he was accused by police for conspiring with his current wife to murder his ex-wife. The prime minister and his wife both deny any involvement. Reuters reports that Thabane's Spokesperson, Tha

  2 years ago ago
Lesotho Prime Minister to resign, after his coalition collapsed over ex-wife murder accusations

CRIME

Lesotho former first lady arrested in murder case.

Lesotho's former first lady, Maesaiah Thabane, was arrested on Wednesday over the murder of the previous wife of her husband and former prime minister, Thomas Thabane, police said.  It is unusual for a lady at any state to be arrested for murder. Lesotho's Appeal Court revoked her bail last week on suspicion that procedure was not followed correctly when her bail was granted. Already the state is saying protocol was not properly followed leading to her bail which could result in a bad shape in court day. T

  1 year ago ago
Lesotho former first lady arrested in murder case.

POLITICS

Lesotho's Prime Minister Thabane required to step down by end of next week for a new government.

Under pressure to resign over a case in which he and his current wife are suspected to conspire to murder his former wife, the premier minister and his current wife both deny any involvement. The Police named Mr. Thabane and his current wife, Maesaiah, in the murder case late last year, which triggered a political crisis as he came under pressure to step down. All the other parties have provisionally agreed on to the replacement of Thabane with the Finance Minister Moeketsi Majoro. The Prime Minister of Le

  2 years ago ago
Lesotho's Prime Minister Thabane required to step down by end of next week for a new government.

POLITICS

Resignation of Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane

Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane, 80, has declared his resignation as prime minister of Lesotho because of the pressure put on him as he is accused of being his estranged wife's murderer. On Monday, Minister Thabane handed his resignation letter to King Letsie III.  "I decided to personally come and inform you that I am stepping down as prime minister of Lesotho," says Minister Thabane.  "I come before you today to announce that the work that you assigned me may not be over but the time to retire fro

  2 years ago ago
Resignation of Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane

POLITICS

Thomas Thabane might resign on Wednesday

Thomas Motsoahae Thabane is a Mosotho politician who has been Prime Minister of Lesotho since June 2017. Previously he was Prime Minister from June 2012 to March 2015. He is leader of the All Basotho Convention political party. Lesotho 's troubled prime minister has told AFP that he plans to hand in his resignation on Wednesday, a move that may help resolve the tiny kingdom's long-running political crisis.  Thomas Thabane, 80, who faces criminal charges over his ex-wife 's murder, told AFP on Tuesday in a

  2 years ago ago
Thomas Thabane might resign on Wednesday