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Lesotho prime minister Thomas Thabane and his wife, Maesaiah. Photograph: Samson Motikoe/AFP via Getty

Lesotho’s high court has been asked to decide whether prime minister Thomas Thabane can be charged with the 2017 murder of his estranged wife while he(...)

Lesotho prime minister Thomas Thabane and his second wife, Maesaiah Thabane, at the former’s inauguration in Maseru. Photograph: Samson Motikoe/AFP via Getty

Lesotho prime minister Thomas Thabane has denied fleeing to South Africa just hours before he was to be charged in court with murdering his first wife(...)

Maesaiah Thabane, wife of Lesotho’s prime minister Thomas Thabane,  at the State House in Maseru, Lesotho, on Tuesday. Photograph: Sumaya Hisham/Reuters

Lesotho’s prime minister Thomas Thabane will be charged with the murder of his late wife, the deputy police commissioner said on Thursday, the latest (...)

Louise (26), from Celbridge, Co Kildare, and Moiketsi (28), from Maseru, Lesotho, met on New Year’s Eve 2009 in Galway, where Moiketsi – whose moth(...)

Political tensions have been running high in Lesotho since June when prime minister Thomas Thabane suspended the country’s parliament to avoid a no-confidence vote amid feuding in the two-year-old coalition government.

Lesotho’s prime minister Thomas Thabane today accused the country’s army of attempting a coup against him, he told South African ENCA television stat(...)