Lesotho's money woes deepen …as government
Southern Times AfricaLesotho's money woes deepen …as government misses revenue collection targetSouthern Times AfricaMaseru – Thrown a lifeline by the Constitutional Court to avert a possible government shutdown after the National Assembly blocked legislation appropriating funds for the fiscal year 2017/18, Lesotho faces a tough road ahead with the Lesotho Revenue ...
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 4:49 am
Fitch Affirms Lesotho at 'B+'; Outlook
Fitch Affirms Lesotho at 'B+'; Outlook StableReutersReuters is the news and media division of Thomson Reuters. Thomson Reuters is the world's largest international multimedia news agency, providing investing news, world news, business news, technology news, headline news, small business news, news ...and more »
Posted on 21 April 2017 | 1:06 pm
Central Bank of Lesotho picks Intellect
Central Bank of Lesotho picks Intellect Design ArenaFinextraCentral Bank of Lesotho had a legacy system with dated technology that limited its ability to upgrade or add new functionality. The bank's operational efficiency was constrained by integration issues with SWIFT, Electronic Funds Transfers, Central ...Central Bank of Lesotho overhauls tech with Intellect Design ArenaBanking Technologyall 2 news articles »
Posted on 20 April 2017 | 11:06 am
Lesotho moves to regulate social media -
Southern Times AfricaLesotho moves to regulate social mediaSouthern Times AfricaMaseru – Lesotho will soon introduce a new cyber-security law to regulate the use of social media and to stem the peddling of what government considers as misinformation that threatens stability in the conflict-stricken kingdom. According to the ...
Posted on 18 April 2017 | 3:06 am
Lesotho Home Affairs Minister appeals to SA
South African Broadcasting CorporationLesotho Home Affairs Minister appeals to SA to delay penaltiesSouth African Broadcasting CorporationLesotho Home Affairs Minister has appealed to South Africa to delay penalties for overstaying, until all eligible Lesotho Special Permit holders are processed at the end of June. This as the main Maseru border post between Lesotho and South Africa says ...and more »
Posted on 12 April 2017 | 2:32 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