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Lesotho’s Leader, Long Suspected in Wife’s Murder, Resigns
Prime Minister Thomas Thabane, 80, had clung to power in the tiny southern African nation of Lesotho, despite allegations that he played a role in the murder of his estranged wife.
Lesotho’s Leader Misses Court Date to Be Charged in Killing of Estranged Wife
The shooting has riveted the southern African kingdom as accusations have swirled around the prime minister and his new wife.
Lottery-Like Prizes Coax Savings. What’s the Risk in Expanding Them?
Lotteries may exploit psychological biases, but that bug can become a feature when modified to nudge better behavior.
Lesotho Diamond Weighs More Than a Baseball
The stone, the world’s fifth-biggest, is a glittering giant weighing 910 carats, or 6.4 ounces, and is probably worth tens of millions of dollars.
In Africa, a Glimpse of Hope for Beating H.I.V.
H.I.V. infection rates are falling in Africa, a sign that the AIDS epidemic could be brought to an end.
Remember the Population Bomb? It’s Still Ticking
Across Africa and much of the Third World, economic development has not kept pace with soaring populations.
Clinics for World’s Vulnerable Brace for Trump’s Anti-Abortion Cuts
Health workers say President Trump’s ban on abortion counseling will hurt even those health services that do not involve abortions.
For Better Citizenship, Scratch and Win
Across the globe, a slim chance of winning in a lottery can get people to vote, pay taxes, drive slower or make sex safe.
Lesotho Military Moves on Police
The country’s prime minister said the actions amounted to a coup, although a spokesman for the army said the soldiers were only securing the country.
Photographing a ‘Difficult Love’ in South Africa
Zanele Muholi has been an activist using photography to champion the rights of black lesbians and transgender people in South Africa.
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