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May 1, 1991 | Times Wire Services
The military leader of the southern African kingdom of Lesotho was ousted in an army coup Tuesday, and diplomats said he was replaced by a colonel from the ruling Military Council. Radio Lesotho said that Maj. Gen. Justin M. Lekhanya was arrested Tuesday morning. He later announced his resignation in a quavering voice over the radio. Diplomats said the army had chosen Col. Elias Ramaema to replace him.
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May 1, 1991 | Times Wire Services
The military leader of the southern African kingdom of Lesotho was ousted in an army coup Tuesday, and diplomats said he was replaced by a colonel from the ruling Military Council. Radio Lesotho said that Maj. Gen. Justin M. Lekhanya was arrested Tuesday morning. He later announced his resignation in a quavering voice over the radio. Diplomats said the army had chosen Col. Elias Ramaema to replace him.
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