“Acceptance of the result is a must. And I will personally accept the result,” says Tom Thabane, 78, Lesotho’s main opposition leader and a former prime minister who’s running for the top job again.

Lesotho, a country of two million people in southern Africa, votes today in its third election in five years. Thabane was speaking to journalists before casting his vote this morning.

Incumbent prime minister Pakalitha Mosisili, 72, has also vowed to accept the result, reports African Independent.

Completely landlocked by its big neighbour South Africa, Lesotho has seen several military coups since independence from the British in 1966.

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