The Brenthurst Foundation Announces Lesotho Election Mission
This is the announcement of The Brenthurst Foundation's election monitoring mission to Lesotho's election on 7 October 2022
The Johannesburg-based Brenthurst Foundation will carry out an Election Observer Mission for the Lesotho National Assembly Elections on 7th October 2022, led by Zimbabwe's former Minister of Finance, Tendai Biti. The team comprises of delegates from South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Tanzania, Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the United Kingdom.
The 16-person delegation, accredited by the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) and which includes political leaders and policymakers from across Africa, are in Lesotho from 5 - 9 October and will be stationed in groups in Mafeteng, Mohale's Hoek, Berea, Maseru, Leribe, Butha-Buthe and Quthing on election day.
The Brenthurst Foundation is committed to strengthening economic growth in Africa. Given the strength of the correlation between democratic conditions and long-term development across Africa, the Foundation look forward to playing our part in ensuring that Lesotho's election proceeds smoothly and fairly.
The Brenthurst Foundation's Director, Dr Greg Mills, says: 'Delegates present as part of The Brenthurst Foundation observation mission are committed to strengthening democracy across the African continent. Taking an unbiased stance enables us to report fairly and accurately on the events of the day which we hope will encourage the electoral process to be democratic.'
For more information on The Brenthurst Foundation, see: www.thebrenthurstfoundation.org
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