Lesotho (Vol 12, 2015)
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The political crisis that had gripped Lesotho following divisions within the coalition government led by Prime Minister Tom Thabane of the All Basotho Congress (abc) had resulted in agreement, under pressure from sadc, that the country go to an early general election. This was held on 28 February, when a deeply divided country returned a deeply divided parliament. Although Thabane’s abc won only one less seat th…

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Southall, Roger, “Lesotho (Vol 12, 2015)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 24 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2015_COM_0046>
First published online: 2016



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