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ONYANGO: We are ready to do it against Lesotho

Total AFCON Qualifiers 2019 ‚Ė∂¬†Uganda¬†?? vs Lesotho¬†?? ‚Ė∂Saturday 13th October 2018 ‚Ė∂Time: 4pm at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole ‚Ė∂Charges: 15,000/- (ordinary Tickets), 40,000/= (VIP), 150,000/= (VVIP) Kampala, Uganda | FUFA.CO.UG | The stage is set at the historic Mandela National Stadium as the mighty Uganda Cranes host Lesotho national football …

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Regional force deploys to Lesotho over security concerns

Maseru, Lesotho | AFP | A 258-strong regional force was deployed to Lesotho on Saturday to ease security concerns in the landlocked kingdom after the killing of the country’s top army commander in September. The move by the Southern African Development Community (SADC), a regional bloc, was approved in September …

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Lesotho king: Stop using the army for “dirty” work

Lesotho king: Stop using the army for “dirty” work Malibamatso, Lesotho | AFP | ¬†King Letsie III on Thursday called on Lesotho’s political leaders to stop using the army for “dirty” work, as he addressed mourners at the funeral of a commander who was assassinated last week. Khoantle Motsomotso was …

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Lesotho king: murder of army commander an ’embarrassment’

Malibamatso, Lesotho | AFP | ¬†Lesotho’s King Letsie III said Thursday the killing of the country’s army commander last week had caused “embarrassment” and”scared”the small mountain kingdom. Khoantle Motsomotso was gunned down by rival officers as the struggle between the tiny nation’s military and politicians continues to be marred by …

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Southern Africa panel to probe Lesotho assassination

Maseru, Lesotho | AFP | ¬†Southern Africa’s regional body on Wednesday said it was sending a rapid-response team to probe the assassination of Lesotho’s army commander, a killing it lashed as “barbaric” and a blow to peace efforts. The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has been trying to foster peace …

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Lesotho’s army chief Lt. Gen Motsomotso¬†shot dead

Lesotho’s army chief shot dead by rival soldiers Maseru, Lesotho | AFP |¬†Lesotho’s army commander was shot dead by rival officers at a military barracks on Tuesday, an official told AFP, in an apparent assassination set to revive instability in the mountainous African kingdom. “The commander (Khoantle Motsomotso) has been …

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Confusion in Lesotho as incoming PM’s wife shot dead

Maseru, Lesotho | AFP | ¬†Just days before his inauguration, Lesotho’s incoming prime minister was left shaken Thursday by the murder of his estranged wife in a shooting highlighting the political uncertainty which has long gripped the mountain kingdom. Thomas Thabane’s 58-year-old wife Lipolelo, was shot dead Wednesday in Ha …

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