Lesotho


WATCH | Lesotho, Africa's medical cannabis pioneer

2019-09-04 10:22

Vast white greenhouses sit high up on the slopes of Lesotho's Marakabei town, hidden from view. WATCH NOW.

Police operation on Lesotho border yields positive results as over 200 stolen cattle and goats are seized

2019-08-11 11:56

During a three operation by police, aimed at combatting transnational or cross-border crimes affecting both South Africa and Lesotho, over 200 stolen cattle and goats were seized.

Alliance of Democrats bigwigs fed on Lesotho rural water project

2019-06-09 07:12

Have you ever found yourself stranded in rural Lesotho with a dire need to quench your thirst or answer the call of nature, but were forced to do your business in the bushes or drink from an unprotected well?

Lesotho needs R200m to buy food for 500 000 people

2019-05-02 21:25

Lesotho needs about R203.73m for food aid for almost half a million people.

Top Africa stories: Lesotho MPs demand 100% pay increase, Ebola kills 19 in DRC

2018-11-29 07:34

Lesotho's Members of Parliament are reportedly demanding a 100% pay increase, and Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry says the deadly Ebola outbreak has claimed another 19 lives in just five day.

Lesotho MPs 'demand 100% pay rise' – report

2018-11-28 08:02

Lesotho's Members of Parliament are reportedly demanding a 100% pay increase despite being already among the best-paid people in the landlocked African country.

Lesotho opposition parties 'pull out of SADC recommended reform process' – report

2018-09-26 20:27

Lesotho’s opposition parties have reportedly pulled out from the Southern African Development Community recommended reform process, demanding that the government sets aside the suspension of the country's chief justice.

Lesotho emerges as unlikely testbed for 5G revolution

2018-09-07 19:56

The mountainous kingdom of Lesotho in southern Africa has become an unexpected test venue for high-speed 5G mobile technology.

These are the best snow scenes in South Africa right now – but you only have three days to go find them

2018-08-10 11:25

The countryside in parts of the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal has been transformed.

Ramaphosa to meet high level Lesotho mediation team

2018-07-20 06:17

President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his capacity as the Southern African Development Community facilitator to Lesotho, is expected to meet with a high level mediation team at his official home in Pretoria.

 

Lesotho officials’ cannabis ‘conflict’

2019-08-14 06:46

Two senior Lesotho health ministry officials, who oversee cannabis industry licensing, are linked to a company that plans to manufacture medicinal cannabis in the kingdom.

68 horses found starving or dead near Lesotho border

2019-07-08 20:00

The SPCA found 68 horses in a terrible state near the Lesotho border.

Disputed diamonds: Presidency slapped with hefty R29.9bn claim over Lesotho diamonds

2019-05-15 16:01

A diamond mining company has filed a R29.9bn claim against President Cyril Ramaphosa and his government as a near three decade-long dispute over expropriated diamond mining rights in Lesotho reaches South African courts again.

Meet racer Wade Young - SA's greatest motorsport athlete you've probably never even heard of

2018-12-06 14:00

Wade Young is set to defend his Motul Roof of Africa title on the back of arguably the most successful competitive year by any South African sportsperson, in any discipline.

Regional SADC force ends Lesotho mission

2018-11-28 20:24

At least 200 soldiers deployed a year ago to bolster security in Lesotho after the killing of the country's top army commander have left the landlocked kingdom, an official has said.

How Lesotho could abandon its army and put the money to better use

2018-11-12 08:01

The demilitarisation of Lesotho's armed forces might give the tiny country the economic boost it needs, writes The Conversation.

Lesotho emerges as unlikely testbed for 5G revolution

2018-09-08 10:27

The mountainous kingdom of Lesotho in southern Africa has become an unexpected test venue for high-speed 5G mobile technology that is set to revolutionise global communication, transport and entertainment.

African countries can help ban nuclear weapons - ICRC

2018-09-05 14:36

African countries have the power to force the rest of the world to ban nuclear weapons – if almost all of them adhered to the treaty on this, the International Committee of the Red Cross says.

OUTRAGE AT ROYAL BASH ‘CORRUPTION’

2018-07-23 13:40

LESOTHO king Letsie III’s birthday bash last week has unleashed a chorus of accusations of corruption and greed.

WATCH: Can snowsports take off in Africa?

2018-07-12 16:05

When you think of skiing and snowboarding, you probably picture the snowy slopes of Europe and North America, but Lesotho is starting to make itself known on the sport scene.

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