General elections in Lesotho will be held on 7 October.

Lesotho, the kingdom of South Africa, will hold general elections on October 7.

Lesotho, a kingdom surrounded by South Africa, was plagued by instability and political struggles.

Elections, King III. It was announced after Letsie dissolved parliament in accordance with the procedures to prepare for new elections.

The outgoing parliament failed however to pass a law on electoral reform aimed at ending political volatility.

The proposed changes would have prohibited lawmakers from switching party allegiance within the first three years of their tenure. The reforms would have also made the king commander of the armed forces – a move aimed at preventing political leaders from meddling in the security services.


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