Why Netcare's Lesotho venture may come to a bitter end

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Lesotho's ambitious R1.1 billion Queen Mamohato Memorial Hospital project involving South Africa's biggest hospital group Netcare, may soon come to an early end as the relationship between a consortium led by the group and the government becomes untenable, with the state moving to exit the contract.

The country, which is home to two million people is known for its water, dubbed "white gold", farming and manufacturing industries. However, its resources and industries are not enough for its small economy, with many of its people, moving to work in South Africa's mines.

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