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Firestone increases guidance as Liqhobong throughput rises.

Firestone Diamonds now expects to recover around 360 000 ct of diamonds in the financial year ending June 30, against April's guidance of 300 000 ct, owing to operational ramp-up at its Liqhobong mine, in Lesotho, achieving nameplate throughput capacity on multiple occasions since the start of operations. The Aim-listed ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

News24.com | Durban residents to tackle sun-blocking high-rise apartment in ConCourt.

Residents of Durban's Berea suburb are rallying to support a proposed Constitutional Court appeal against the recent ruling by the Supreme Court of Appeal, allowing a controversial high-rise apartment building to stay.

- News24.com - ZA

Why Lesotho's in such a mess and what can be done about it.

Lesotho voters wait patiently to cast their ballot. EPA/Kim LudbrookIn an interview following his recent return as Prime Minister of Lesotho, Tom Thabane has blamed the army for the country's chronic political instability. Stating that his previous administration was scuttled' by the army, he went on to say that he now ...

- The Conversation - UK

Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane sworn in despite wife's killing.

Thomas Thabane's estranged wife was shot dead by unknown gunmen on Wednesday night.

- BBC - UK

News24.com | Thabane takes over 'deeply divided Lesotho' as opposition MPs boycott inauguration.

Tom Thabane has been sworn in as Lesotho's prime minister for the second time in just over two years.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Lesotho hopes for political stability as PM is inaugurated.

Lesotho is hoping for political stability after the inauguration of Prime Minister Tom Thabane a days after wife shot dead outside the capital Maseru.

- News24.com - ZA

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.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Estranged wife of Lesotho prime minister-elect shot dead.

MASERU, Lesotho " The estranged wife of Lesotho's prime minister-elect has been shot dead, police said Thursday, raising concerns about further political instability in this tiny southern African kingdom.Lipolelo Alice Thabane,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

News24.com | 'Tight security' in Lesotho ahead of Thabane's inauguration.

Security has reportedly been tightened at Setsoto Stadium ahead of prime minister-elect Tom Thabane's inauguration amid fears some elements in the Lesotho army may attempt "to sabotage the ceremony".

- News24.com - ZA

Lesotho Incoming PM√ʬĬôs Wife Shot Dead Days Before His Swearing-in.

Lesotho√ʬĬôs incoming prime minister will take office Friday with a heavy heart, his spokesman says, after his estranged wife was shot dead Wednesday outside the capital of the tiny southern African nation. ¬† Lipolelo Thabane√ʬĬôs killing has sparked fears that Lesotho√ʬĬôs violent political history may be ...

- Voice of America - US

News24.com | Top Africa stories: Lesotho, Somalia, Zim.

Lesotho's incoming prime minister Tom Thabane is 'devastated' by the shooting of his wife, his party says, and UN says it "has nothing to do with sanctions" imposed against Zimbabwe by the West.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | SA calls for calm in Lesotho after killing of PM Thabane's wife

South Africa has called for calm in Lesotho following the killing of prime minister-elect Tom Thabane's estranged wife Lipolelo.

- News24.com - ZA

Wife of new Lesotho PM Tom Thabane is shot dead

The estranged wife of Lesotho's prime minister-elect, Tom Thabane, has been shot dead, two days ahead of her husband's inauguration. The killing has raised fears political violence may return to the mountain kingdom.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane's wife shot dead

Police say the motive of the killing is unknown and they are carrying out their investigation.

- BBC - UK

Wife of new Lesotho PM Tom Thabane is shot dead

The estranged wife of Lesotho's Prime Minister-elect Tom Thabane has been shot dead, two days ahead of her husband's inauguration. The killing has raised fears political violence may return to the mountain kingdom.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

The ICRC stresses the need to protect migrant children

Article | The International Committee of the Red Cross participated to the 29th session of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child held from 2 to 5 May 2017, in Lesotho.


Food insecurity strains deepen amid civil conflict and drought - FAO

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Country: Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Iraq, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

UN chief congratulates people of Lesotho on peaceful national elections

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today congratulated the people of the Kingdom of Lesotho on the conclusion of a peaceful National Assembly election.

- UN - INT

Coach singles out Cape Verde as Uganda's biggest concern

When the grouping was done some five months ago, landing Uganda in the same pool with Tanzania, Cape Verde and Lesotho; there was almost uninterrupted consensus that this was a fair draw

- Daily Monitor - UG