Lesotho prime minister resigns after implication in wife’s murder

Lesotho is due to swear in Moeketsi Majoro, a successor to Prime Minister Thomas Thabane, a day after he stepped down. Thabane’s resignation ended a months-long crisis after he was accused of involvement in the 2017 murder of his estranged wife. Thabane’s move could mean him being formally charged for the killing. Al Jazeera’s Haru … Read more Lesotho prime minister resigns after implication in wife’s murder

Thomas Thabane resigns as Lesotho’s prime minister

Lesotho’s prime minister has resigned after months of pressure over murder allegations. Thomas Thabane’s coalition fell apart in Parliament last Monday and he was asked to step down by the end of this week to make way for a new government. Thabane is suspected of conspiring to murder his former wife. His current wife has … Read more Thomas Thabane resigns as Lesotho’s prime minister

Thomas Thabane resigns: Lesotho’s PM is accused of participating in wife’s murder

On this edition, Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane resigned after pressure to do so because of accusations linking him to the murder of his ex wife in 2017. Our correspondent brings you the latest. Also, as Burundi is preparing for this week’s presidential election, we bring you a report on Burundian refugees in Rwanda worried about the … Read more Thomas Thabane resigns: Lesotho’s PM is accused of participating in wife’s murder

Mental Health services & other topics – Daily Briefing (14 May 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Mental Health – COVID-19/Vaccine – COVID-19/Social Protection – Security Council/Yemen – Libya – COVID-19/Peacekeeping – COVID-19/Myanmar – COVID-19/Thailand – COVID-19/Ghana – Burundi – Philippines – Lesotho – Amazon – COVID-19/Ceasefires – UN Contributions MENTAL HEALTH In a new policy brief, titled “COVID-19 and the … Read more Mental Health services & other topics – Daily Briefing (14 May 2020)

Lesotho PM coalition collapses, Thabane to leave on May 22

In tonight’s edition: Lesotho’s PM is given an exit date of May 22 after murder allegations against him. In South Africa, there are fears the easing of lockdowns may be premature in parts of the country.And in benin schools reopen their doors. Social distancing measures and masks are a must but many worry precautions will be … Read more Lesotho PM coalition collapses, Thabane to leave on May 22

Lesotho deploys army to ‘restore peace and order’

Soldiers in Lesotho have returned to their barracks, hours after the country’s embattled prime minister ordered them to “restore peace and order”. Police chiefs say Thomas Thabane was trying to intimidate them after they implicated him in the murder of his former wife. Al Jazeera’s Fahmida Miller has more from Johannesburg, South Africa. – Subscribe … Read more Lesotho deploys army to ‘restore peace and order’

Lesotho politics: Prime minister under pressure to resign

Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane is under renewed pressure to resign after appearing in court over the alleged murder of his estranged wife, Lipolelo Thabane. Members of his party and the opposition want Thabane to step down before his planned retirement in July. They say his departure will end the political instability that has crippled … Read more Lesotho politics: Prime minister under pressure to resign

Lesotho PM fails to appear in court for wife’s murder charge

Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane, who was to be charged with the murder of his estranged wife, has failed to appear in court. Thabane, 80, who left the mountainous kingdom of Lesotho on Thursday, had a pre-arranged doctor’s appointment in South Africa’s administrative capital, Pretoria, his private secretary said on Friday. Thabane was scheduled on … Read more Lesotho PM fails to appear in court for wife’s murder charge

Lesotho PM no-show in court as murder charges loom

Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane was meant to face murder charges for the 2017 killing of his ex-wife Lipolelo Thabane… but he skipped trial, travelling instead to South Africa. The PM’s office says he’s there for medical reasons – but police have warned that if he attempts to flee justice, they’ll issue an arrest warrant.   Subscribe to France 24 … Read more Lesotho PM no-show in court as murder charges loom

Lesotho PM to be charged with murder of estranged wife

Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane is to be charged with the murder of his estranged wife, who was gunned down ahead of his inauguration in 2017. The beleaguered premier announced he would quit by the end of July. Also, in South Sudan, rival leaders agree to form a unity government just two days before a … Read more Lesotho PM to be charged with murder of estranged wife

Lesotho: Details of murder of PM’s wife begin to emerge

Lesotho’s first lady has appeared in court for her alleged role in the murder of her husband’s previous wife. Maesaiah Thabane is charged with ordering the killing of Dipolelo (Lipolelo) Thabane in 2017. She has been granted bail but appeared in court in the capital Maseru for a pre-trial hearing. Al Jazeera’s Fahmida Miller reports … Read more Lesotho: Details of murder of PM’s wife begin to emerge

Lesotho murder trial: Prime minister’s wife appears in court

The wife of Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane is due in court in the capital on Tuesday. Maesaiah Thabane has been charged with masterminding the murder of her husband’s former wife in 2017. The prime minister and his former wife had divorced acrimoniously and she had reportedly wanted to retain the privileges of the office … Read more Lesotho murder trial: Prime minister’s wife appears in court

Prince Harry and Prince Seeiso Reflect on Successes of Lesotho Charity Program

Prince Harry and Prince Seeiso have hosted a summer ball to mark 10 years since the setup of their joint charity project, Sentebale. The event was held at the Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane, London, on Wednesday 7th May 2014. In attendance were Andrew Philips, Beverley Knight, Laura Main (Call the Midwife), Tom Bradby (ITV News) … Read more Prince Harry and Prince Seeiso Reflect on Successes of Lesotho Charity Program

Polo: Sentebale Cup Moves Venue from Dubai to Berkshire, UK

Prince Harry and the Duke of Cambridge (Prince William) will play against each other in the Sentebale Polo Cup, which has been rearranged at a venue in Berkshire, UK. The Sentebale  Polo Cup will now take place on 12th June 2011 at Cowarth Park in Berkshire, England, instead of at the original venue in Dubai. … Read more Polo: Sentebale Cup Moves Venue from Dubai to Berkshire, UK

Prince Harry Dines in New York with Top Polo Player

After visiting South Africa with his elder brother William to catch a flavour of the World Cup, HRH Prince Harry attended a dinner in New York on Friday 25th June 2010. Polo player Nacho Figueras hosted the dinner along with representatives from St Regis Hotels & Resorts. The event was in honour of the charity … Read more Prince Harry Dines in New York with Top Polo Player