Prince Harry braves the SA heat on charity trip

2015-11-29 15:00

Britain’s party-loving Prince Harry slathered himself with sunscreen as he grew pink during a visit to South Africa and Lesotho this week.

Lesotho special permit on track - Gigaba

2015-11-25 16:00

South Africa will grant a moratorium on deporting Lesotho nationals until December 2016, Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has announced.

Lesotho agrees with proposed SADC reforms - Ramaphosa

2015-08-13 08:32

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says Lesotho's leaders have agreed that the country is in need of constitutional and security sector reforms as proposed by the Southern African Development Community.

The road to Semonkong

2015-07-19 14:27

Little did Garreth van Niekerk know a trip to meet the monarch of Lesotho would end with a woolly obsession to understand everything about the Basotho blanket and all the culture and history warmly wrapped up in it

Lesotho border post briefly closed due to taxi violence

2015-07-09 13:05

The Maseru Bridge border post between Lesotho and the Free State has reopened after being closed due to taxi violence.

Two SA pathologists to assist with Lesotho army head’s post-mortem

2015-07-05 16:05

Two South African pathologists will be sent to Lesotho to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a army commander, Lieutenant General Maaparankoe Mahao, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s office has said.

SADC chair Mugabe in SA ahead of Lesotho talks

2015-07-03 11:24

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who is the current chair of SADC, has arrived in South Africa ahead of the Double Troika summit on Lesotho, reports say.

Mugabe 'concerned' over Lesotho crisis

2015-07-01 13:16

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who is also the current SADC chair, is reportedly "very concerned" about the latest developments in Lesotho, as fears mount that the country might plunge into renewed political violence.

Murder of Lesotho's ex-army chief triggers alarm

2015-06-30 12:02

Southern African countries have condemned the murder of Lesotho’s former army chief, saying an "explosive security situation" threatens to derail efforts to bring stability to the mountain kingdom.

Ramaphosa urgently deployed to Lesotho

2015-06-30 06:03

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has been urgently sent to Lesotho to consult with its prime minister following fears of an "apparent explosive security situation" in the country.


Prince Harry honours most important women in his life

2015-11-26 18:10

Prince Harry has opened a new centre in Lesotho that helps HIV positive children orphaned by HIV/Aids and named it after his mother and his nanny.

Alleged genital mutilator's wife killed in Lesotho

2015-10-21 16:36

The wife of the man accused of mutilating women's genitals has been shot dead outside her home in Maseru, Lesotho.

Ramaphosa to visit Lesotho

2015-07-29 20:59

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to visit Lesotho to brief the country's leaders on the establishment of a SADC-led Commission of Inquiry into the recent developments in the country.

Durban freak accident: Pupil's body repatriated

2015-07-13 17:10

The body of the Lesotho pupil who died in a freak accident in Durban has been repatriated, Lesotho's consul general says.

Lesotho crisis: SADC reappoints mediator Ramaphosa

2015-07-06 11:32

The Southern African Development Community has reportedly reappointed Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to continue his mediation work in Lesotho.

SADC wants regional probe into Lesotho ex-army chief murder

2015-07-04 20:00

Southern African leaders have ordered a regional probe into the murder last week of Lesotho’s former army chief, an incident that has plunged the kingdom into fresh security crisis.

High-level talks to solve Lesotho crisis – Ramaphosa

2015-07-02 12:32

Regional leaders are to meet to find a solution to Lesotho’s political crisis following the death of former army commander Maaparankoe Mahao, reports say.

MPs, lawyers boycott parliament over killing of ex-army chief

2015-06-30 12:47

Lesotho’s opposition members reportedly boycotted parliament on Monday as they protested against the killing of former army commander Maaparankoe Mahao last week.

HEADLINES: KZN mass graves, Ramaphosa in Lesotho and Bashir arrest order

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Fears of more violence in Lesotho after killing of ex-army boss

2015-06-29 17:07

Lesotho could plunge into renewed political violence following the killing of the country’s former army commander, Maaparankoe Mahao, media reports say.

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