Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane, 80, is to be charged with the murder of his estranged wife Lipolelo Thabane, police have said. Mr Thabane announced he would be stepping down in July because of old age, without commenting about the case.
SAM Rapapa has been brazen about his ambition to replace Prime Minister Thomas Thabane. When other MPs were coy to call on Thabane to step down Rapapa was in the camp bellowing for his exit. His camp joined forces with the opposition to pass a vote of no confidence against Thabane.
Professor Nqosa Mahao and his faction of the ruling All Basotho Convention (ABC) fear that their ongoing battle with Prime Minister Thomas Thabane for control of the ruling party has entered a deadly and bloody phase.
“Expelled” All Basotho Convention (ABC) secretary general Lebohang Hlaele has described ABC leader and Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s latest bid to suspend and impeach Court of Appeal President, Justice Kananelo Mosito as a flagrant “misuse of power”.