REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko - A worker hangs posters displaying newspaper headlines, in the capital Maseru August 31, 2014. Lesotho's deputy prime minister, Mothetjoa Metsing, is in charge of government in the absence of the premier, a government minister said on Sunday, a day after Prime Minister Thomas Thabane accused the military of staging a coup.

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Africa in the News: Political Uncertainty in Lesotho, Ugandan Oil Reserve Estimates Double, and Renaissance Dam Tripartite Calls for Additional Research

September 5, 2014, Amy Copley

Amy Copley recaps the coup in Lesotho and its consequences for AGOA, the revised estimates for commercial oil reserves in Uganda, and the next steps for Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt regarding the controversial Renaissance Dam.

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