Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane is to be charged with the murder of his estranged spouse, the deputy police commissioner said on Thursday, the latest twist in a love triangle murder case that has stunned the Southern African highland kingdom.

The 80-year-old Thabane took to the radio to announce that he will step down if "all the requisite preparations for my retirement are completed"...

Subscribe now to unlock this article.

Support BusinessLIVE’s award-winning journalism for R129 per month (digital access only).

There’s never been a more important time to support independent journalism in SA. Our subscription packages now offer an ad-free experience for readers.

Cancel anytime.

Would you like to comment on this article?
Sign up (it's quick and free) or sign in now.

Speech Bubbles

Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.