Lesotho’s prime minister Thabane to vacate office on May 22


Lesotho – Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s coalition collapsed in parliament on Monday, leaving him without enough seats to continue governing, said the speaker, adding that he must leave office by May 22.

“We have verified that the four-party coalition agreement has been terminated and there is a formation of a new government,” announced National Assembly Speaker Siphiri Motanyane in parliament.

Sam Rapapa who is the deputy chairman of Thabane’s All Basotho Convention (ABC) party said all parties had all provisionally agreed on Finance Minister Moeketsi Majoro to take over Thabane.

“Thabane is now a caretaker Prime Minister until May 22 when a new Minister is sworn in,” said Rapapa.

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