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List of heads of government of Lesotho

Prime Minister of the
Kingdom of Lesotho
Tom Thabane

since 8 June 2012
Appointer Letsie III,
as King of Lesotho
Inaugural holder Sekhonyana Nehemia Maseribane
Formation 6 May 1965
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of

List of heads of government of Lesotho

      Basotho National Party (BNP)
      Basutoland Congress Party (BCP)
      Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD)
      Democratic Congress (DC)

      All Basotho Convention (ABC)
# Portrait Name
Term of Office Party
1 Sekhonyana Nehemia Maseribane
Prime Minister
6 May 1965 7 July 1965 Basotho National Party
2 Leabua Jonathan
Prime Minister
7 July 1965 20 January 1986[1] Basotho National Party
3 Justin Lekhanya
(b. 1938)
Chairman of the Military Council
24 January 1986 2 May 1991[1] Military
4 Elias Phisoana Ramaema
(b. 1933)
Chairman of the Military Council
2 May 1991 2 April 1993 Military
5 Ntsu Mokhehle
Prime Minister
(1st Term)
2 April 1993 17 August 1994 Basutoland Congress Party
Hae Phoofolo
(b. 1946?)
Interim Prime Minister
17 August 1994 14 September 1994 Independent
Ntsu Mokhehle
Prime Minister
(2nd Term)
14 September 1994 29 May 1998 Basutoland Congress Party
(until 1997)
Lesotho Congress for Democracy
(from 1997)
Pakalitha Mosisili
(b. 1945)
Prime Minister
29 May 1998 8 June 2012 Lesotho Congress for Democracy
(until 2011)
Democratic Congress
(from 2011)
7 Tom Thabane
(b. 1939)
Prime Minister
8 June 2012 Incumbent All Basotho Convention


  1. ^ a b Deposed in a coup d'état

See also

External links

  • World Statesmen - Lesotho
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