Lesotho goes to polls in bid for stability six months after coup attempt

February 28, 2015 9:47 AM

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Lesotho goes to polls in bid for stability six months after coup attempt

MASERU (Reuters) - The people of Lesotho voted on Saturday in a tense election they hope will restore stability six months after an attempted coup in the southern African nation.

The vote is being held around two years ahead of schedule under a political deal brokered by South African deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa.

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