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  1. Officials of Arusha-based African Court on sensitisation mission in Kingdom of LesothoRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 8 | IPPMEDIA

    Officials of the Arusha based African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights has embarked on a two-day sensitisation visit to the Kingdom of Lesotho to promote the Court. The Mission is composed of three Judges and Registry Staff and will pay courtesy calls on Kingdom officials, including the Prime Minister, Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Justice and President of Senate, among others.

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  2. Africa must step up to the plateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Iol.co.za

    Continent must combat impunity if it is to credibly deny the ICC the authority to do so, writes Peter Fabricius. The decision by regional leaders to establish an independent commission of inquiry headed by a Botswana judge to investigate the crisis in Lesotho is unusual, possibly even unique, in this region.

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  3. Lesotho: Two SA Pathologists to Assist With Lesotho Army Head's Post-MortemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | AllAfrica.com

    Two South African pathologists will be sent to Lesotho to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a army commander, Lieutenant General Maaparankoe Mahao, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's office said on Sunday. "Two pathologists from South Africa [are to be sent] to assist with the postmortem process," said deputy presidential spokesman Ronnie Mamoepa in a statement.

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  4. .com | Lesotho crisis: SADC reappoints mediator RamaphosaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | News24

    Cape Town The Southern African Development Community has reappointed Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to continue his mediation work in Lesotho, according to a report by the SABC . The summit was held following the death of Lesotho's former army chief Maaparankoe Mahao - an incident that has plunged the mountain kingdom into a fresh security crisis.

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  5. .com | Two SA pathologists to assist with Lesotho army head's post-mortemRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | News24

    Johannesburg Two South African pathologists will be sent to Lesotho to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a army commander, Lieutenant General Maaparankoe Mahao, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's office said on Sunday. "Two pathologists from South Africa [are to be sent] to assist with the postmortem process," said deputy presidential spokesman Ronnie Mamoepa in a statement.

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  6. Slain general's family snub Lesotho PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Iol.co.za

    The family of slain former Lesotho army head Brigadier-General Maaparankoe Mahao have turned down a request by Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili to visit their home to pay his condolences. Instead, the family were ready to receive South Africa's Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, and her Namibian counterpart, who arrived to pay their last respects at the behest of President Jacob Zuma, current chairman of the Southern African Development Community's security organ and secretariat.

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  7. .com | SADC wants regional probe into Lesotho ex-army chief murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | News24

    Southern African leaders on Friday ordered a regional probe into the murder last week of Lesotho's former army chief, an incident that has plunged the kingdom into fresh security crisis. Leaders and representatives from six member states of the Southern African Development Community resolved to send investigators to the tiny mountain nation after emergency talks over the crisis sparked by the killing of Brigadier Maaparankoe Mahao.

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  8. Lesotho: Region Steps In Over Lesotho Security CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    SADC leaders who sit in the Troika of Heads of State and Government have approved the establishment of an oversight committee to assess political stability in Lesotho. The oversight committee will act "as an early warning mechanism" in the event of signs of instability, and would intervene when appropriate in consultation with the SADC facilitator Cyril Ramaphosa.

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  9. .com | SADC chair Mugabe in SA ahead of Lesotho talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | News24

    Cape Town Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who is the current chair of the Southern African Development Community , has arrived in South Africa ahead of the Double Troika summit on Lesotho , reports say. The summit, which kicks off on Friday in Pretoria, is expected to find a solution to Lesotho's political crisis, following the death of former army commander Maaparankoe Mahao.

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  10. Lesotho gives SA the cold shoulderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Mail & Guardian

    ... and wants Namibia and Zimbabwe to investigate the killing of Maaparankoe Mahao. (Alexander Joe, AFP) Strife-torn Lesotho is suspicious of Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's mediation efforts and is resistant to any long-lasting proposals that South ...

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  11. Lesotho: Regional Experts to Probe General's KillingRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has returned from his visit to Lesotho after being dispatched there by Chairperson of the SADC Troika on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation, President Jacob Zuma. His visit was an attempt to facilitate an end to a political situation in the mountain kingdom' which worsened following the killing of the former Commander of the Lesotho Defence Force' Lt.

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  12. .com | High-level talks to solve Lesotho crisis - RamaphosaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | News24

    Cape Town Regional leaders are set to meet on Friday to find a solution to Lesotho's political crisis, following the death of former army commander Maaparankoe Mahao, reports say. Mahao was allegedly shot dead by members of the Lesotho Defence Force in his village home on the outskirts of Maseru last week.

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  13. SA to assist in investigation into death of Mahao - RamaphosaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Mail & Guardian

    SA will send pathologists and Zimbabwe and Namibia will send investigators to probe the killing of Lesotho's Maaparankoe Mahao last Thursday. Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says pathologists will be sent to Lesotho to help with the investigation into the death of former Lesotho army commander.

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  14. Lesotho: Concern Mounts Over Security in LesothoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    SADC has sent a mediator to Lesotho following the killing of a former army chief which has aroused regional concerns. Tensions are still running high following an attempted coup and subsequent elections.

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  15. Lesotho Faces New Round of Violence, Political CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Voice of America

    A police officer looks on at a voting station during the Lesotho national election in Magkhoakhoeng village outside the capital Maseru, Feb. 28, 2015. The tiny nation of Lesotho is threatening to erupt into violence again, less than a year after one of its former leaders fled into exile in South Africa.

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  16. SA to help probe Mahao's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    South Africa would be sending a team of pathologists to help with the investigation into the death of former Lesotho army commander Maaparankoe Mahao, South African deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday. Mahao's death, allegedly at the hands of members of members of the Lesotho Defence Force last week, has plunged that country into crisis, prompting South African President Jacob Zuma, who is also the chairperson of the organ in SADC of Peace and Security, to first send a fact-finding mission and then to deploy Ramaphosa to meet with Lesotho prime minister, Phakalitha Mosisili.

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  17. South Africa's short memoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Le Monde diplomatique

    ... no doubt about the strength of South Africa's reaction or the high price they paid. There is work from Mozambique, Lesotho, Zambia and Angola and others that played host to the ANC and the South West Africa People's Organisation (SWAPO), fighting ...

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  18. .com | Mugabe 'concerned' over Lesotho crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | News24

    Cape Town Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who is also the current Southern African Development Community chair, is reportedly "very concerned" about the latest developments in Lesotho, as fears mount that the country might plunge into renewed political violence . Mahao was allegedly shot dead by members of the Lesotho Defence Force in his village home on the outskirts of Maseru.

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  19. Killing of Lesotho official sparks concern in South AfricaRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2015 | KRON 4

    South Africa's deputy president travelled to neighboring Lesotho on Tuesday amid fears that the killing of a high-ranking army officer there may spark renewed political unrest in the country. Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa travelled to Lesotho to meet with Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili after the June 25 shooting of Maaparankoe Mahao, the country's former army chief, the government said in a statement.

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  20. Lesotho: Opposition Boycotts Parliament Over Army KillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Lesotho's opposition members reportedly boycotted parliament on Monday as they protested against the killing of former army commander Maaparankoe Mahao last week. Mahao was allegedly shot dead by members of the Lesotho Defence Force in his village home on the outskirts of Maseru.

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