Lesotho’s Tom Thabane under pressure
Tom Thabane’s departure could push Lesotho to its fourth general election in just 10 years. But there are signs that the situation is stabilising
The kingdom of Lesotho could be facing its fourth general election in just a decade, with a new crisis in the troubled country forcing the resignation of Prime Minister Tom Thabane.
Thabane’s recent problems started earlier this month, when he tried to sack police chief Holomo Molibeli in an apparent attempt to scuttle investigations into the 2017 murder of his estranged wife, Lipolelo...