Lesotho's opposition forms coalition after tight election

March 4, 2015 4:54 PM

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Lesotho's opposition forms coalition after tight election

MASERU (Reuters) - Lesotho's main opposition party has formed a coalition government with other opposing parties after an election failed to provide an outright winner, it said on Wednesday.

The poll was brought forward by nearly two years in a bid to restore stability after an attempted coup by the army last Augus. The tight contest saw the opposition Democratic Congress (DC) party narrowly beat the ruling All Basotho Congress (ABC) party, led by incumbent prime minister Thomas Thabane...

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