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Monday 1 September 2014 12:30
Lesotho's national police commissioner, Khothatso T'sooana, says soldiers of the country's Defence Force have been attacking the police, causing police services to come to a standstill.
Monday 1 September 2014 06:05
High-level talks will continue in Pretoria on Monday to try to end the political crisis in Lesotho.
Sunday 31 August 2014 20:15
The South African Government has called on the Commander of the Lesotho Defence Force to order the Army to return to their barracks.
Sunday 31 August 2014 17:59
The annual reed dance ceremony is underway at Ludzidzini Royal palace near Mbabane in Swaziland.
Sunday 31 August 2014 14:48
Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane accused Deputy Prime Minister Mothetjoa Metsing of helping to plan a coup by the army that forced the prime minister to flee the country.
Sunday 31 August 2014 13:01
South Africa has denied that its troops were involved in foiling an alleged coup in Lesotho.
Sunday 31 August 2014 09:53
Lesotho's Deputy Prime Minister, Mothetjoa Metsing, is in charge of government in the absence of the Premier, a government minister said on Sunday.
Sunday 31 August 2014 07:15
Health workers have gone on strike at a major state-run Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone, hospital staff told Reuters on Saturday, a further blow to efforts to contain the deadly virus.
Sunday 31 August 2014 06:54
Lesotho's Prime Minister, Thomas Thabane, on Saturday accused his country's army of staging a coup against him and fled to neighbouring South Africa.
Saturday 30 August 2014 20:30
The South African government was not immediately sending troops to Lesotho following claims that the neighbouring country had been taken over by the military, Dirco said on Saturday.
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