Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane resigned on Tuesday as leader of the small southern African mountain kingdom, he announced on the national broadcaster.
“I plead with the entire nation and leadership to give my successor utmost support and on my part I wish to assure him of my support at all material times,” Thabane said in a speech on Lesotho TV.
His departure paves the way for resolving a political crisis that eruped late last year.
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