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News Lesotho: Political infighting endangers SADC’s hard work in Lesotho

News source: https://www.msn.com/en-za/news/other/political-infighting-endangers-sadc-e2-80-99s-hard-work-in-lesotho/ar-BBNtBcP
Publicated on: onday 17 September 2018

Infighting in Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s ruling All Basotho Convention (ABC) party could scupper Lesotho’s reconciliation and political reform process. This after political parties had agreed at ...

News Lesotho: Remembering the moment that SA soldiers marched into Lesotho

News source: https://mg.co.za/article/2018-09-19-mandela-and-military-force-its-use-is-determined-by-the-situation
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

Saturday is the 20th anniversary of democratic South Africa’s military intervention in Lesotho. Christopher Williams reflects on Nelson Mandela’s nuanced views on the use of armed force.

News Lesotho: Is 5G a reality in South Africa? - IT News Africa

News source: http://www.itnewsafrica.com/2018/09/is-5g-a-reality-in-south-africa/
Publicated on: Saturday 22 September 2018

IT News AfricaIs 5G a reality in South Africa?IT News AfricaWith global 5G rollout gathering speed and the recent launch of 5G in Lesotho by Vodacom, the question of whether South Africa is ready for the transition to 4G's successor is dependent on various factors that could cause a delay in the integration of ...and more »

News Lesotho: In Lesotho, only men can inherit the role of chief. One woman is trying to change that

News source: https://www.msn.com/en-za/news/africa/in-lesotho-only-men-can-inherit-the-role-of-chief-one-woman-is-trying-to-change-that/ar-BBNd4sr
Publicated on: uesday 11 September 2018

Ha Mamathe, Lesotho — Senate Masupha sits in her family home in the village of Ha Mamathe in Lesotho, under a portrait of her late mother. The inscription on the portrait, written in the Sesotho langu...

News Lesotho: Firestone Diamonds (FDI) Now Covered by Berenberg Bank - XNewsPress

News source: https://xnewspress.com/2018/09/22/firestone-diamonds-fdi-now-covered-by-berenberg-bank.html
Publicated on: Saturday 22 September 2018

XNewsPressFirestone Diamonds (FDI) Now Covered by Berenberg BankXNewsPressFirestone Diamonds plc mines, explores for, and develops diamond properties in Lesotho and Botswana. Its flagship asset is the Liqhobong diamond mine located in Lesotho Highlands. Firestone Diamonds plc was incorporated in 1998 and is based in ...and more »

News Lesotho: Southern Africa: Political Infighting Endangers SADC's Hard Work in Lesotho

News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201809170549.html
Publicated on: Saturday 22 September 2018

Infighting in Prime Minister Thomas Thabane's ruling All Basotho Convention (ABC) party could scupper Lesotho's reconciliation and political reform process. This after political parties had agreed ...

News Lesotho: Untold stories: Mateboho Lehotla, Lesotho - HelpAge International (blog)

News source: http://www.helpage.org/get-involved/campaign-with-us/untold-stories-celebrating-older-human-rights-campaigners/untold-stories-mateboho-lehotla-lesotho/
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

HelpAge International (blog)Untold stories: Mateboho Lehotla, LesothoHelpAge International (blog)Mateboho lives in rural Lesotho where she campaigns to end elder abuse. Find out how in this interview... I live with my two grandchildren. I wake up at 5am to take them to school, and I have to look after the house and fetch water from the community ...

News Lesotho: Why Lesotho should be on every mountaineer’s radar

News source: https://matadornetwork.com/read/lesotho-outdoor-adventures/
Publicated on: hursday 13 September 2018

Surrounded by South Africa and just a short hop from Johannesburg sits Lesotho, a kingdom fit for mountaineering royalty. It’s one of only three enclaved “countries within a country” in the world, whi...

News Lesotho: Lesotho banks on tourism after China forgives debt - Travel News | eTurboNews

News source: https://www.eturbonews.com/233505/lesotho-banks-on-tourism-after-china-forgives-debt
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

Travel News | eTurboNewsLesotho banks on tourism after China forgives debtTravel News | eTurboNewsLesotho, a high-altitude, landlocked kingdom encircled by South Africa, is crisscrossed by a network of rivers and mountain ranges including the 3,482m-high peak of Thabana Ntlenyana. On the Thaba Bosiu plateau, near Lesotho's capital, Maseru, are ...

News Lesotho: Untold stories: Mateboho Lehotla, Lesotho

News source: http://www.helpage.org/get-involved/campaign-with-us/untold-stories-celebrating-older-human-rights-campaigners/untold-stories-mateboho-lehotla-lesotho/
Publicated on: Saturday 22 September 2018

Mateboho lives in rural Lesotho where she campaigns to end elder abuse. Find out how in this interview... I live with my two grandchildren. I wake up at 5am to take them to school, and I have to look ...

News Lesotho: Troubling trends in Thabane's Lesotho - Africa Times

News source: https://africatimes.com/2018/09/21/troubling-trends-in-thabanes-lesotho/
Publicated on: hursday 20 September 2018

Africa TimesTroubling trends in Thabane's LesothoAfrica TimesThere are ominous trends in Lesotho, where Prime Minister Tom Thabane has vowed to implement long-delayed reforms but finds himself mired in internecine political battles that add to the small southern African kingdom's instability. Last week, defense ...and more »

News Lesotho: Lesotho King arrives in Gambia

News source: http://thepoint.gm/africa/gambia/article/lesotho-king-arrives-in-gambia
Publicated on: onday 17 September 2018

King of Lesotho His Majesty Letsie III has arrived in The Gambia as Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations Special Ambassador for Nutrition for a three-day visit to highlight th...

News Lesotho: ICC welcomes South African cannabis legalization - Proactive Investors USA & Canada

News source: http://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/205374/icc-welcomes-south-african-cannabis-legalization-205374.html
Publicated on: hursday 20 September 2018

Proactive Investors USA & CanadaICC welcomes South African cannabis legalizationProactive Investors USA & CanadaThe company is well positioned to capitalize on South Africa's maturing cannabis regulations, through its South African distribution infrastructure and Lesotho based cultivation and export licences," said Eugene Beukman, chief executive officer and ...and more »

News Lesotho: SADC's pursuit of peace costly …Lesotho and DRC peace efforts gulp R258 million

News source: https://southerntimesafrica.com/site/news/sadcs-pursuit-of-peace-costly-lesotho-and-drc-peace-efforts-gulp-r258-million
Publicated on: onday 17 September 2018

Windhoek - Efforts by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) leaders to keep peace in the Kingdom of Lesotho have so far cost SADC taxpayers R250.6 million (US$17.9 million) since 2015. Abo...

News Lesotho: Lesotho faces elevated risk of military coup and contract reviews as PM's position weakened - IHS Jane's 360

News source: https://www.janes.com/article/83199/lesotho-faces-elevated-risk-of-military-coup-and-contract-reviews-as-pm-s-position-weakened
Publicated on: hursday 20 September 2018

Lesotho faces elevated risk of military coup and contract reviews as PM's position weakenedIHS Jane's 360Lesotho's defence minister, Sentje Lebona, resigned on 14 September, highlighting tensions within the cabinet and mounting opposition to Prime Minister Tom Thabane from within his ruling All Basotho Convention (ABC). Motlohi Maliehe, Thabane's ABC ...

News Lesotho: Woman fights for chieftaincy in Lesotho

News source: https://countervortex.org/node/16105
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

According to tradition, only men can inherit the chieftaincy title in Lesotho, the land-locked mountain kingdom of southern Africa, Now, one woman, Senate Masupha, is seeking to change this. Masupha i...

News Lesotho: Davies Chama Inspects Zambian Mission in Lesotho - Zambia Reports

News source: https://zambiareports.com/2018/09/20/davies-chama-inspects-zambian-mission-lesotho/
Publicated on: hursday 20 September 2018

Zambia ReportsDavies Chama Inspects Zambian Mission in LesothoZambia ReportsMinister of Defence, Hon. Davies Chama started his day of activities in Lesotho by inspecting the Guard of Honour mounted by the Zambian component in the SADC Preventive Mission in the Kingdom of Lesotho (SAPMIL). President Edgar Lungu, in his ...and more »

News Lesotho: Lesotho king holds talks with President Barrow

News source: http://thepoint.gm/africa/gambia/article/lesotho-king-holds-talks-with-president-barrow
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

The king of Lesotho, His Majesty Letsie III, yesterday morning met President Adama Barrow at his Office at State House, where the two leaders had discussion. The Lesotho king arrived in Banjul on Mond...

News Lesotho: Zambia takes over leadership in SADC process in Lesotho - mwebantu.com

News source: https://mwebantu.com/2018/09/20/zambia-takes-over-leadership-in-sadc-process-in-lesotho/
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

mwebantu.comZambia takes over leadership in SADC process in Lesothomwebantu.comHe commended the people of Lesotho for the progress made so far that included the national dialogue process. He said SADC was hopeful that the reforms could only be succesful if the Basotho people owned the process. He said Zambia as Chairperson of ...and more »

News Lesotho: What’s In a Name? How One Traveler Went from Outsider to Local in Lesotho

News source: https://www.afar.com/magazine/whats-in-a-name-how-one-traveler-went-from-outsider-to-local-in-lesotho
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

We’ve strolled into town this Saturday to watch Lesotho’s annual high-altitude marathon, which culminates in a sprint along the wind-whipped main drag through Mokhotlong, the largest town in Lesotho’s ...

News Lesotho: Remembering the moment that SA soldiers marched into Lesotho - Mail & Guardian

News source: https://mg.co.za/article/2018-09-19-mandela-and-military-force-its-use-is-determined-by-the-situation
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

Mail & GuardianRemembering the moment that SA soldiers marched into LesothoMail & GuardianIn the winter of 1998, Lesotho was roiled by protests after a controversial election. Frustrated opposition parties that won just a single parliamentary seat accused the ruling Lesotho Congress of Democrats of fraud and rigging the vote. South Africa ...

News Lesotho: Davies Chama Inspects Zambian Mission in Lesotho

News source: https://zambiareports.com/2018/09/20/davies-chama-inspects-zambian-mission-lesotho/
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

Minister of Defence, Hon. Davies Chama started his day of activities in Lesotho by inspecting the Guard of Honour mounted by the Zambian component in the SADC Preventive Mission in the Kingdom of Leso...