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Democratic Consolidation and Political Parties in Lesotho

"This paper is an attempt to conceptually clarify the notion of democratic consolidation and assess the character of political parties in relation to their functioning and dynamics in Lesotho’s democratisation process and to make possible recommend…

Investigating Intra-Party Democracy in Lesotho: Focus on Basutoland Congress Party and Basotho National Party

"This paper looks at the role of political parties and the extent to which they have embraced and institutionalized internal democracy. Further more, the paper probes the extent to which parties then promote the consolidation of democracy."

Election Update 2007 Lesotho No 3

"The report accounts for the reaction of political parties and the general public upon the announcement of election results. It is a further analysis of post-election processes compared to the previous elections that Lesotho has held since 1993. …

Election Update 2007 Lesotho No 2

"This report gives an overview of the political environment on the polling day and some account of the activities and processes that took place in different polling stations. It offers an analysis of factors that determine whether the elections were…

Decentralisation, Development and Conflict: Challenges Awaiting Local Authorities in Lesotho

"This paper looks at decentralisation policy in the context of Lesotho and the challenges that await local authorities. It should be pointed out that the paper recognizes the fact that there are different forms of decentralisation, namely; deconcent…

Political Parties Programme Handbook

"This handbook is intended to provide information about political parties. It aims to enhance political parties’ knowledge and skills on how to participate effectively in the democratisation process. This handbook therefore contains comprehensive a…

Promoting Intra-Party Democracy in Lesotho: Training manual

"This manual is meant to ensure that political parties in Lesotho are well equipped with the necessary skills that will enable them to promote democracy effectively. It focuses on the following aspects of party functioning: Leadership qualities with…

Managing Intra-Party and Inter-Party Conflict in Lesotho: Training manual

"This manual is meant to ensure that political parties in Lesotho are well equipped with the necessary skills that will enable them to promote democracy effectively. It focuses on the following aspects of party functioning: Leadership qualities with…

The Lesotho election: Action replay or forward wind?

The first free election in Lesotho is scheduled for 27 March 1993, and is arousing considerably more international interest than the significance of the country would normally warrant. This paper examines the concerns and issues which will confront …

Political Integration and Democratisation in Southern Africa: Progress, Problems and Prospects

"This study is concerned with the concept and praxis of regionalism in Southern Africa with a deliberate focus on the deepening of political integration through democratisation. This report is divided into various sections. The second section focuse…

Promoting The Effectiveness of Democracy Protection Institutions in Southern Africa the Office of the Ombudsman in Lesotho

"This report presents the findings of a study of the effectiveness as a democracy watchdog of the Office of the Ombudsman in Lesotho. The researcher asked the first category of respondents to reflect on issues relating to the collaboration, or lack…

Local Governance in Lesotho: In Search of an Appropriate Format

"Lesotho has recently undertaken a series of measures to establish local governments, known as Local Authorities. The move is acclaimed as a “measure to increase democracy in government by giving power to the people. This paper attempts to review, a…

Demarcating Local Authorities' Boundaries for Good Governance versus the People-to-People Relations: the Case Study of Lesotho

"This paper looks at the local authorities’ boundaries demarcation process in Lesotho as a pre-requisite for the holding of local government elections and the implementation of local government. It also looks at the implications of such an exerci…

Enhancing the Effectiveness of Political Parties in the SADC Region Through Public Outreach programmes: Focus on Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Zambia

"The study seeks to examine whether or not political parties have public outreach programmes and how they develop and implement these programmes. The study also seeks to assess the impact of such public outreach programmes, where these exist, on su…

From Military Rule to Multiparty Democracy Political Reforms and Challenges in Lesotho

"This report is mainly concerned with current events and the recent past in Lesotho, but also places events in context by bringing out the distinguishing characteristics of the country’s politics, its problems and prospects, and the principal eleme…

Electoral System Reform, Democracy and Stability in the SADC Region: A Comparative Analysis

"The methodology used in this study revolves around a comparative analysis of existing electoral models in the seven selected countries. This report chronicles the workings of various electoral systems or models in place in these countries and their…

Gender and Elections in Lesotho: Perspectives on the 2002 elections

"The objectives of this study are primarily to examine the experiences of multiparty democracy and how it has affected women’s participation in elections. It evaluates the performance of political parties and how they deal with the issue of women …

Lesotho and the Southern African dilemma

"As the early December raid by South African security forces on Maseru demonstrated, the Government of Lesotho - South Africa's closest neighbour - has to tread a line between hostility and compromise with Pretoria. This Brief Report discusses the…

The Impact of Democracy in Lesotho: Assessing Political, Social and Economic Developments since the Dawn of Democracy

"The purpose of this paper is to investigate whether the transition to a democracy in Lesotho, since its independence in 1966, has resulted in the socio-economic development and an improvement in the lives of citizens in this country. This paper tra…

Synopsis Policy Studies Bulletin of CPS Vol 8 No 1, May 2006

"This edition of Synopsis forms part of the Centre for Policy Studies-Trust Africa project on Regional Citizenship and Identity, and we start with an apt preoccupation on ‘regional citizenship and identity’ in southern Africa as an emerging concern …

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