Lesotho prepares for Tom Thabane inauguration

Date: Jun 16, 2017

NO issues as Lesotho prepares for Tom Thabane inauguration after the death of his estranged wife

Lesotho's prime minister-elect Tom Thabane is set to be inaugurated today despite the killing of his wife Lipolelo on Wednesday. 

Lipolelo Thabane was was shot dead in her home village of Ha Masanga as she was driving home with a friend. 

The killing has raised concerns about further political instability in the mountain kingdom. 

Sakina Kamwendo spoke to Prof. Mahlomole Kapa, the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the National University of Lesotho who says there were media reports that were fueling speculation of possible instability with the death of the Lipolelo Thabane

LISTEN to full interview 


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