Government of Lesotho restored

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The Independent Online
MASERU (Reuter) - Lesotho's King Letsie yesterday restored to power the government of the ousted Prime Minister, Ntsu Mokhehle, whose sacking nearly a month ago plunged the southern African nation into a constitutional crisis. Thousands of people ran into the streets of Maseru and cheered as state radio broadcast live the signing of a peace agreement by the two leaders. The pact is guaranteed by Zimbabwe, Botswana and South Africa. It ended a royal coup which sparked protest marches in which five people were killed and strikes which brought the kingdom to a standstill.