Lesotho`s leaders are planning to head to the polls early in a bid to restore political order following an attempted coup and stalled peace talks between deadlocked political parties, a South African official said Monday.
South African Indians, like their counterparts across the globe, are glued to the soap dramas broadcast on Indian television networks because they often reflect real-life situations in their lives, according to popular actor Piyush Sahdev.
Amid reports that South Africa has denied a visa to the Dalai Lama, the African nation's High Commissioner to India France K Morule on Friday said his visa has not been denied yet and the application is under consideration.
Lesotho`s military seized control of the tiny African kingdom`s police headquarters and jammed radio stations and phones in the early hours on Saturday, a government minister and member of the ruling coalition told AFP.
A visit by a 12-member team of Indian parliamentarians to South Africa has been cancelled against the backdrop of the rising cases of Ebola. Officials, however, denied the deadly virus was the reason for cancelling the trip.