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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy, Maseru, Lesotho

Events: Thursday, October 25:  Mo Afrika FM radio station will hold a procession from the Pope’s Field along John Paul Road via Katlehong to Moshoeshoe Statue commencing at 09:00 A. M.  Police will lead the procession.  The participants will be expected to disperse at 15:00 P.M. Friday, October 26:  A group identified as “Concerned Basotho” will hold a ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Maseru, Lesotho

Location:  Kofi Annan Road in the Thetsane Industrial area and Moshoeshoe Event: Due to unresolved wage disputes, workers who were due to report to work this morning have instead lined the streets leading through to the Thetsane factories.  There have been reports of resumed protesting in the Thetsane Industrial region.  There have been reports of shots ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Maseru, Lesotho

Location:  Moshoeshoe Road, Cathedral Circle, Main South 1, and Thetsane Industrial area Event:  Due to additional reports of protests and unpredictable movement, US Embassy Maseru has decided to go to reduced staff and has permitted liberal leave for Embassy employees.  In light of reports that additional protestors plan to re-assert their grievances to the high ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Maseru, Lesotho

Location:  Moshoeshoe Road, Cathedral Circle, and Thetsane Industrial area Event:  Protests escalating in what started in the Thetsane Industrial area last night where Police and military were present in the area.   Shots were fired in this area.   Protests have restarted and another group has gathered by the Polytechnic Institute heading south to Sefika Shopping Center. ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Maseru, Lesotho

Location:  Kofi Anan at the Thetsane Industrial Area (near the portion of Kofi Anan Road before the circle at the Puma garage) Event:  Security Unlimited has reported that workers’ union protests from last week have been reignited due to remaining unsettled disputes. There have been confirmed reports of stones being thrown into the road by ...
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