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Basotho views on SADC intervention, trust in governance institutions

17 Apr 2018 Lesotho
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Findings from Afrobarometer Round 7 survey in Lesotho in 2018.

At a glance

  • SADC intervention: More than half of Basotho say SADC helps Lesotho.
  • Deployment of SADC troops: Most Basotho support the deployment of SADC troops in Lesotho to improve political stability.
  • Lesotho reform processes: Basotho say SADC should be involved in reforming Lesotho’s political system and security forces.
  • Trust in the King: Most Basotho say they trust the King and favour amending the Constitution to give the King more say on issues of national importance.