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Maesaiah Thabane was detained this month accused of ordering the killing of Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s estranged wife Lipolelo.

Lesotho ex-first lady accused of murder leaves country as bail revoked

Lesotho’s former first lady, Maesaiah Thabane, has left the country a day after a Court of Appeal ordered her rearrest, according to the nation’s police on Saturday.
Super Eagles Head Coach Gernot Rohr is pushing for CAF to postpone the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Nigeria and Benin Republic, earlier scheduled for November 13.

Minister: NFF can terminate Gernot Rohr’s contract if he fails to meet targets

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has revealed there are clauses in Gernot Rohr’s new contract which gives his employer the right to fire him if he underperforms.
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WHO: Africa’s coronavirus cases hit 123,000

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday reported that COVID-19 cases in Africa as at May 26 had risen to over 123, 000.
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WHO: Africa’s coronavirus cases now over 115,000

The World Health Organisation on Tuesday reported that coronavirus cases in Africa as of May 26, have risen to over 115, 000.
Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen endured another disappointment when they his Lille side fell to a shocking away defeat at fourth division side Epinal in the French Cup round of 16 on Wednesday night.

Lille offers Victor Osimhen private jet to Nigeria for father’s funeral

The President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has revealed that Victor Osimhen will arrive in the country in a matter of days for the burial of his father.
French Ligue 1 side, Lille have congratulated Victor Osimhen for his maiden goal for the Super Eagles in Tuesday’ s friendly against Ukraine at the Dnipro Arena.

NFF sympathises with Victor Osimhen over dad’s demise

The Nigeria Football Federation has reached out to Super Eagles’ forward Victor Osimhen who lost his father on Saturday evening, expressing grief and a groundswell of sorrow among the Nigerian Football family over the passing of the patriarch of the Osimhen family.
At least 23 more Ugandans have tested positive for Covid-19 as the country’s confirmed cases rose to 198 on Saturday.

Uganda blocks 38 foreign truckers as virus cases rise

At least 23 more Ugandans have tested positive for Covid-19 as the country’s confirmed cases rose to 198 on Saturday.
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WHO: Africa’s confirmed coronavirus cases top 95,000

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday reported that COVID-19 cases in Africa as at May 21, had risen to over 95, 000.
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WHO: Africa’s coronavirus cases now 90,000

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday reported that COVID-19 cases in Africa as at May 20, had risen to over 90, 000.
Lesotho’s former finance minister Moeketsi Majoro has been sworn in as the country’s new prime minister one day after Thomas Thabane resigned as leader.

Moeketsi Majoro sworn in as Lesotho’s new premier after Thomas Thabane’s resignation

Lesotho’s former finance minister Moeketsi Majoro has been sworn in as the country’s new prime minister one day after Thomas Thabane resigned as leader.
Lesotho's Thomas Thabane speaks during an interview with Reuters at State House in the capital Maseru, file. REUTERS-Siphiwe Sibeko-File Photo

Lesotho premier officially resigns in national address

Lesotho's beleaguered prime minister, Thomas Thabane, finally resigned on Tuesday, ending a months-long crisis that engulfed the kingdom after he was accused of having a part in his ex-wife's murder.
Lesotho troops deployed by Prime Minister Thomas Thabane withdrew from the capital's streets on Sunday in a showdown between the octogenerian leader and opponents demanding his resignation.

Lesotho’s prime minister resigns

Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has announced he will step down following months of pressure after he was named as a suspect in the murder of his ex-wife.
Lesotho troops deployed by Prime Minister Thomas Thabane withdrew from the capital's streets on Sunday in a showdown between the octogenerian leader and opponents demanding his resignation.

Defiant Lesotho premier shows no sign of resigning

Lesotho's embattled prime minister appeared far from quitting after the attorney general advised him that he could not be forced to resign despite a scandal over his former wife's murder.
A vaccine for COVID-19, the viral illness caused by the novel coronavirus, may be within reach sooner than many experts predicted.

Lesotho records first coronavirus case

Lesotho recorded its first case of COVID-19 on Wednesday, the health ministry said, becoming the last country in southern and East Africa to be afflicted by the virus.
Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has appeared in court for a rescheduled hearing where he is expected to be charged with the murder of his estranged wife.

Lesotho premier ready to step down but denies killing wife

On the cusp of stepping down, Lesotho’s embattled prime minister has denied in an interview with AFP any role in the murder of his estranged wife, a drama that has gripped the tiny kingdom for months.
Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane is expected on Friday to be charged with the murder of his estranged wife, who was gunned down two days before his inauguration in 2017, police said Thursday.

Lesotho premier will resign by May 22nd – spokesman

Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane will resign by May 22nd, his spokesman said, adding he knew nothing of a report that the prime minister would hand in his resignation to the king on Wednesday.
Lesotho troops deployed by Prime Minister Thomas Thabane withdrew from the capital's streets on Sunday in a showdown between the octogenerian leader and opponents demanding his resignation.

Report: Embattled Lesotho prime minister to resign

The French News Agency, Agence France Presse, says Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane will turn in his resignation on Wednesday.
Mauritius declared total recoveries from coronavirus infections as of May 11, 2020. The island nation’s official COVID-19 page said 322 people had recovered out of the 332 confirmed cases so far. 10 people have since died.

Mauritius officially coronavirus-free after total recoveries, no new cases

Mauritius becomes the second Africa country to have declared virus-free status after infection. Mauritania weeks ago reported full recoveries (6 recoveries and death at the time), another infection was subsequently recorded.

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