Lesotho prepares for early vote in bid to ease political crisis

February 27, 2015 12:02 AM

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MASERU (Reuters) - Feuding parties in Lesotho's ruling coalition will face off on Saturday in early national elections staged in a bid to restore stability six months after an attempted coup.

The vote is being held around two years ahead of schedule under a political deal brokered by South Africa, which surrounds the mountainous kingdom.

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