Will Lesotho rise to the challenge of a new
Africa TimesWill Lesotho rise to the challenge of a new SADC reform deadline?Africa TimesIn early August, Prime Minister Tom Thabane of Lesotho promised that the small southern African kingdom would stop being the “bad boys” of the region and its 16-nation Southern African Development Community. “Enough is enough,” Thabane said, as he ...and more »
Posted on 21 August 2017 | 10:21 pm
Lesotho's King arrives in Ethiopia to boost
Lesotho's King arrives in Ethiopia to boost tiesXinhuaADDIS ABABA Aug. 21 (Xinhua) -- Lesotho's King Letsie III on Monday arrived in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa on a visit to boost ties of the two African countries. King Letsie III, during his four-day visit to Ethiopia, is expected to meet senior ...and more »
Posted on 21 August 2017 | 2:36 pm
Singapore High Court exempts Lesotho from
Inside MiningSingapore High Court exempts Lesotho from arbitral awardInside MiningThe High Court of Singapore has set aside an arbitral award issued to Swissbourgh Diamond Mines and South African investors who claim their mining leases had been expropriated by the Kingdom of Lesotho. The claimants state that their mining leases ...
Posted on 21 August 2017 | 6:54 am
Southern Africa: SADC Gives Lesotho New
NewsDaySouthern Africa: SADC Gives Lesotho New DeadlineAllAfrica.comThe Southern African Development Community (SADC) has ordered the new Lesotho government to submit a clear time-bound roadmap on the implementation of all SADC decisions and those of the Commission of Inquiry by November 2017. This was ...SADC summit: Leaders pussyfoot around setting deadline for elections in DRCDaily MaverickEDITORIAL COMMENT: Sadc must broaden spectrum of co-operationChronicleGrace brouhaha casts pall over SADC summitIndependent OnlineSouth African Broadcasting Corporation -News24 -Seychelles News Agencyall 130 news articles »
Posted on 21 August 2017 | 4:38 am
Lesotho's PM says he's getting married
ChronicleLesotho's PM says he's getting married 'again'ChroniclePretoria — Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane has interrupted the programme of the Southern African Development Community summit to make an “important announcement”, saying he's getting married again. The 78-year-old Thabane at the opening ...and more »
Posted on 20 August 2017 | 5:32 pm
Silverthorne couple to volunteer with Peace
Pat Wathen, 63, and Joni Ellis, 57, will leave at the end of April to start their Peace Corps service in Lesotho after nearly 30 years living in Summit County. The couple started a rafting company in Summit in the 1980s called Joni Ellis River Tours.
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 7:20 pm
VIDEO: Life in Lesotho's textile
Lesotho's textile industry is the biggest employer in the country, with exports worth $340 million a year.
Posted on 5 April 2015 | 11:00 pm
Sport24.co.za | Nkhabutlane romps to Two
The tiny mountain kingdom of Lesotho produced not one, but two podium places in this year’s Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon.
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 3:24 am
Lesotho Electoral Commission to horn skills
A delegation of eight members from the Lesotho Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) is expected to jet into Malawi to horn skills on voter education and network building. A statement released by Malawi Electoral Commission says the delegation will be in Malawi from 06th to 11th April, 2015 and will be headed by its chairperson who is a...
Posted on 31 March 2015 | 2:52 am
Four Lesotho nationals murdered over music
Four Lesotho nationals were shot dead in Phokeng at the weekend, apparently because of a rivalry over music, North West police said on Tuesday. “It is alleged that the first two victims were shot outside No 6 hostel Impala bus platforms in Luka Village, while the other two were shot while on the street at
Posted on 25 March 2015 | 6:33 am
Africa in the news: AGOA forum held,
Non-oil exports under AGOA are dominated by South Africa (60 percent) while Kenya, Lesotho, Mauritius, and Swaziland also comprise sizable shares. Furthermore, U.S. officials observed that challenges like weak transport and electricity infrastructure ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:48 am
World Bank says it has funded US$1,6 bln
Guang Zhe Chen is the Bretton Woods institution’s new country director for Zimbabwe and its regional peers; Zambia, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa and Swaziland. His posting will help cement the ongoing process of re-engagement between Zimbabwe ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:14 am
Global life expectancy rises, but people
And in some, including South Africa, Paraguay, and Belarus, healthy life expectancy has dropped. In Lesotho and Swaziland, people born in 2013 could expect to live some 10 fewer healthy years than people born there 20 years earlier. The study also found ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:13 am
South Africans not ageing well
Healthy life expectancy ranges from 42 years in Lesotho to 73.4 in Japan. The study finds socio-demographic status — a combination of per capita income, population age, fertility rates, and years of schooling — accounted for more than half of the ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:01 am
Gem Diamonds Limited (GEMD) – Analysts’
Gem Diamonds Limited is a United Kingdom-based global diamond producer. The Business possesses the Ghaghoo mine, in addition to the Letseng mine in Lesotho, in development in Botswana. The Letseng mine is engaged in the generation of white diamonds.
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 1:28 am
Lesotho: Veteran opposition leader to be
Politicians on both sides of the aisle in Lesotho say a longtime opposition leader will be the southern African country's prime minister.
Posted on 6 June 2012 | 10:27 am
Lesotho premier resigns; could lead
The politician who led Lesotho for the last 14 years could soon be leading the opposition after his party failed to win a majority in parliament in weekend elections in this mountainous southern African country.
Posted on 30 May 2012 | 12:17 pm
Lesotho prime minister's party wins vote
The party of the longtime prime minister won Lesotho's parliamentary elections, according to complete results posted Tuesday on the website of the southern African country's Independent Electoral Commission.
Posted on 29 May 2012 | 6:15 am
Lesotho vote: PM's party moves ahead of
The party of Lesotho's longtime prime minister moved ahead of the main opposition as vote counting neared completion for the southern African country's parliamentary elections, the Independent Electoral Commission reported Monday.
Posted on 28 May 2012 | 6:20 am
Lesotho goes to the polls in tense, open
Posted on 26 May 2012 | 10:49 am
Resolved Question: Why doesn't Lesotho join
It would be better for both of them. Being an enclave is very difficult, it's like being at the mercy of the neighbor that surrounds you. Plus, poverty and underdevelopment is an issue in Lesotho. South Africa is a very culturally diverse country. So, I guess Lesotho will fit in there. Then why won't they merge the two countries for good?
Posted on 16 June 2013 | 10:47 pm
Resolved Question: Was Lesotho and Swaziland
Posted on 27 April 2013 | 5:17 am
Resolved Question: If you had a billion
the money must be spread evenly and give specific examples of how you would help the development of lesotho in africa
Posted on 21 April 2013 | 3:37 am
Resolved Question: Who governs
governs, rules, whatever :)
Posted on 20 December 2010 | 1:08 am
Resolved Question: How was life in Lesotho
I imagine it would have to be hell; you couldn't go anywhere outside the country unless you fly or was there an exception for people from Lesotho if they are driving out to Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique or Swaziland
Posted on 28 August 2010 | 5:18 am