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 elements of its democratisation process. The starting point for this research is that Lesotho has obviously undergone significant political transformation to democracy.The objective of this research paper is to identify weaknesses and to map out clearly a number of suggestions on how democracy could be consolidated in Lesotho, looking specifically at one key variable, namely, elections."