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View on Africa: will Lesotho respond this time to SADC's calls for reform?
Date: 6 July 2016
Time: 11h00 - 12h00
Venue: Online via VoiceBoxer

With a breakdown in talks between the Lesotho government and opposition, and rivalries within the governing coalition, how likely is the government to respond to SADC’s latest calls for political reform? After political instability and violence resurfaced in Lesotho last year, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) set out steps for stabilising the country. 

It also established a commission of inquiry into the instability that led to former prime minister Tom Thabane fleeing the country along with opposition leaders and soldiers. In this week’s View on Africa, Dimpho Motsamai, a Senior Researcher at the ISS, will discuss Lesotho’s refusal to implement SADC’s recommendations and whether SADC’s repeated call for action at its summit last week is likely to be implemented. 

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