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Lesotho prime minister’s wife shot dead hours prior to inauguration

JOHANNESBURG, June 15 – South Africa’s Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is due to attend the inauguration of Lesotho’s new Prime Minister Tom Thabane on Friday, this despite the murder of Thabane’s estranged wife in a shooting that some have speculated could have been politically motivated. Lipolelo Thabane and Thato Sibolla, who works for the Ministry […]

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Zimbabwe bus crash claims 43 lives

HARARE, June 8 ‑ Forty three people died and 24 others were injured when the driver of a Zimbabwe-registered bus lost control of the vehicle before it veered of the road and rammed into a tree, authorities confirmed on Thursday. National police spokesperson, Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba, said the accident, which involved a King […]

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Lesotho votes in third poll in five years

Maseru– Voters in the small southern African nation of Lesotho lined up to elect a national assembly in the country’s third election in only five years on Saturday. In a snap general election, more than three years earlier than scheduled – 1.25 million registered voters are due to elect 120 parliamentarians from 1,365 candidates belonging […]