Sam Matekane caught between politics and business

Millionaire Sam Matekane winner of the Lesotho general elections.
Millionaire Sam Matekane winner of the Lesotho general elections. © REUTERS
Sam Matekane, who has emerged victorious from the general election, is also a well-known businessman in Lesotho. His political ambitions raise questions for his Western mining partners, while the numerous public sector contracts he won during the previous parliament raise the risk of a conflict of interest as he looks set to go into government. [...] (409 words)
Issue dated 14/10/2022 Reading time 2 minutes

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