Maseru — Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane failed to appear in court on Friday in connection with the killing of his first wife, and his son said he had traveled to SA to see a doctor — but had not “fled the country”.

Thabane was due in court at 7am GMT over the death of Lipolelo Thabane, who was shot dead in June 2017 near her home in the capital Maseru two days before he took office. But the leader did not appear...

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