Lesotho: Government members

Updated November 2012

Head of State: HM King Letsie III (acceded to the throne 7 February 1996)

Prime Minister, Minister of Defence, of Police and National Security Thomas Thabane

Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Local Government and Chieftainship Mothetjoa Metsing - Leader of Lesotho Congress for Democracy

Minister of Gender, Youth, Sport and Recreation Thesele 'Maseribane - Leader of Basotho National Party

Minister of Development Planning Prof Maboee Moletsane

Minister of Public Service Dr Motloheloa Phooko

Minister of Energy, Meteorology and Water Affairs Dr Timothy Thahane

Minister of Finance Dr Leketekete Ketso

Minister of Tourism, Environment and Culture Mamahele Radebe

Minister of Public Works and Transport Keketso Rantso

Minister of Justice, Human Rights, Correctional Service, Law and Constitutional Affairs Haae Phoofolo

Minister of Communications, Science and Technology TVeliso Mokhosi

Minister of Forestry and Land Reclamation Khotso Matla

Minister of Trade and Industry Temeki Tšolo

Minister of Mining Tlali Khasu

Minister of Agriculture and Food Security Litšoane Litšoane

Minister of Education and Training Makabelo Mosothoane

Minister of Social Development Matebatso Doti

Minister of Employment and Labour Lebesa Maloi

Minister in the Prime Minister's Office Molobeli Soulo

Minister in the Prime Minister's Office Mophato Monyake


ALLAFRICA.COM 2012"Lesotho: Prime Minister Thomas Thabane Names New Cabinet", 18 June, [www] http://allafrica.com/stories/201206190932.html [opens new window] (accessed 21 Nov 2012).

Official websites

Lesotho Government Online: [www] http://www.lesotho.gov.ls/ [opens new window] (accessed 21 Nov 2012).