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The army has nothing to fear, but the militia have to worry

The army has nothing to fear, but the militia have to worry

As opposed to a rebellion a coup is never a spontaneous development. It takes time and plotting to put the pieces together. The important thing to note however is that all coups are a result of agitation often outside the barracks. The calculations whether the environment exists for a coup; and, the probability of success of staging such a coup ...

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Could Lesotho be lurching towards a shutdown?

Could Lesotho be lurching towards a shutdown?

Lesotho could face a governmental shutdown that might bring all state operations to a standstill because its 2017-18 budget was blocked by opposition before parliament was dissolved early this month. According to the opposition, it can never allow any allocation of public monies to “a corrupt regime that has lost legitimacy”. The opposition succeeded in using its numerical advantage in ...

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