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Adv. Leshele Thoahlane KC was born in Sekameng Mafeteng on the 16th October, 1943.

He went to Lesotho High School in 1959-1964. He did his Labour Studies at the Ruskin College, Oxford, UK and Honours Law Degree at the University College, Cardiff, Wales and to the Bar of the High Court of Lesotho, respectively in 1981.

Adv. L. Thoahlane KC has served in different capacities in the Public Service of Lesotho and also intenationally. He held the following key positions; Commissioner of Labour, Lesotho’s Ambassador to the Netherlands, Luxemburg, Switzerland, Belgium and UN in Geneva, Lesotho’s Ambassador to the USA and also accredited to Mexico and Brazil, Principal Secretary in the Ministries of Labour and Finance respectively. Cabinet Minister in Ministries of health and Finance, Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) (2000-20008). On the International front Adv. Thoahlane KC has served inter alia as the Executive Secretary of the African Capacity Building Foundation (ABCF) based in Harare, Zimbabwe (1995-1999).Adv. Thoahlane KC was the Director-General of the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Offences DCEO (2009- Feb 2014) He was conferred with the Honour of King’s Counsel on the 17/07/2012.

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