Diamond magnate wins most seats in Lesotho’s election, falls short of majority
12 October 2022 | 7:25 am
Lesotho's recently founded Revolution for Prosperity (RFP) party emerged as the single biggest party, after it won 56 parliamentary seats in last week's election, but fell short of gaining a clear majority, the election commission said on Monday
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