New PM sworn-in in Lesotho following predecessor’s indictment in the murder of his ex wife

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  • May 21, 2020
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New Prime Minister of Lesotho  Moeketsi Majoro has been sworn- into office on Wednesday after the resignation of  his predecessor, Thomas Thabane.

Th newly sworn in Prime Minister is expected to swing into action  by tackling COVID-19 pandemic food security, youth unemployment and independence of state institutions and other issues needing urgent attention in the country.

Majoro is also expected to appoint his Cabinet from at least the two parties in the new coalition government.

Former Prime Minister Thomas Thabane was forced to resign following his indictment in the murder of his ex wife  Lipolelo Thabane.

His current wife, Maesaiah Thabane is already facing trial over the same murder.

 Thomas Thabane former wife Lipolelo according to police was shot dead outside her home in the capital Maseru just before the prime minister’s inauguration in 2017.

They were involved in a bitter divorce proceeding as their marriage continued to hit the rocks before she was shot and killed.

Earlier reports claimed she was murdered by unknown armed men.

At the time of her murder, Thabane has started a relationship with Maesaiah ( His current wife) and even living with her,treating her as his wife.

Barely two months after the gruesome murder of his first wife, Thanbane and Maesaiah got married at a ceremony held at a packed stadium in Maseru.

It was only recently revealed through court papers filed by the country’s police commissioner Holomo Molibeli, that these two have a hand in the murder of the former first lady  Lipolelo Thabane.

 Molibeli asked the now former Prime Minister to answer questions on the murder of his ex wife.

Mr Police boss has described the murder case as one of the most dangerous and complex he has worked on in his 30 years of policing. He said his life had been threatened.

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