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2015-10-07 High Court Orders Release of Military Detainees
[SALC] Maseru -On Monday 5 October 2015, the Maseru High Court, per Justice Makara, ordered that the close arrest of 23 soldiers by the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) is unlawful and set it aside, effecting a legal compulsion for their immediate release.

2015-10-08 Nyusi Chairs Meeting On Lesotho Crisis
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi met in Maputo on Tuesday with South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, and the Prime Minister of Lesotho, Pakalitha Mosisili, in an attempt to find a solution to the political crisis in Lesotho.

2015-10-07 Lesotho National Day Message
[State Department] Washington, DC -Press Statement

2015-10-02 Presidents Call for UN Security Council Seats
[UN News] The Vice-President of Angola, Manuel Domingos Vicente, was the first of several African leaders to address the United Nations General Assembly today, spotlighting, among other issues, the possibility of Security Council reform and the growing threat of terrorism.

2015-10-02 Mutuma, Mushure Called Up for Lesotho Chan Showdown
[New Zimbabwe] Dynamos forward Rodreck Mutuma and full back Ocean Mushure have been called up to the national team by coach, Kalisto Pasuwa, as Zimbabwe prepares for the Chan 2016 Nations Cup first leg against Lesotho in Bulawayo on later this month.

2015-10-02 Ezeagu Constituency PDP Ticket - Aggrieved Candidate Asks Court to Declare Him Winner
[Vanguard] Enugu -A candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ezeagu consistency to the Enugu State House of Assembly, Mr. Sunday Umeha, has asked the Federal High Court,Enugu Division, to declare him winner, as the authentic candidate of the party, having participated in its primaries in November 29, 2014.

2015-10-02 Girl, 17, Stabs in Law to Death, Convicted of Culpable Homicide
[New Zimbabwe] Gweru -A Silobela teenager who appeared before High Court judge, Justice Maxwell Takuva facing murder charges after she fatally stabbed her brother-in-law was on Wednesday convicted of culpable homicide.

2015-09-28 Wife of Man Arrested for Possession of Frozen Genitals Flees to Lesotho
[News24Wire] The wife of a Danish man who was arrested after 21 clitorises were found in his freezer, has fled to Lesotho leaving her two children behind, the Hawks said on Saturday.

2015-09-28 Man Kills Wife and Son
[Namibian] A man was arrested on Friday for allegedly murdering his wife and seven-year-old son in the Kavango East region.

2015-09-25 Recognition of Traditional Leaders Still Haunts Geingob
[New Era] During his town hall meeting in Gobabis recently, President Hage Geingob raised his profound concern over the mushrooming of traditional communities, questioning their raison d'être, other than merely to get State benefits.

2015-09-24 Technological Deficiencies At Maseru Border Must Be Addressed - Police Committee
[Parliament of South Africa] The Portfolio Committee on Police has undertaken to engage the National Leadership of the South African Police Service in ensuring that technological and equipment deficiencies at the Maseru Border post are attended to.

2015-09-23 Minister Malusi Gigaba Announces New Lesotho Special Dispensation
[SA Govt] On this day, 22 September 2015, Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba announced measures to improve movement between the Kingdom of Lesotho and the Republic of South Africa. This was after bilateral negotiations between the Ministers of Home affairs of the two countries and their senior officials in Lesotho, during the official visit of Minister Gigaba, of 21 to 22 September.

2015-09-21 Justice At the Barrel of a Gun - a Court Diary From Lesotho
[SALC] On Wednesday 16 September 2015, SALC attended a hearing in the Lesotho High Court in the matter of Mareka and 22 others v the Commander of the Lesotho Defence Force and Others. SALC provided technical assistance to the applicants' legal team.

2015-09-15 Basotho Media Review Peace Building, Conflict Reporting Project
[MISA] On September 4, 2015, MISA Lesotho convened journalists to review the progress and impact of its Media Peace Building and Conflict Reporting Now project. The project, funded jointly by the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Lesotho, was a five-month intervention to prepare journalists for the February 2015 elections. The project ended in June 2015.

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