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2014-11-24 TV Lesotho Allowed Coverage in Court
[MISA]Lesotho Television, a State television broadcaster run under the Lesotho National Broadcasting Service, was allowed to broadcast brief coverage, for the first time, of a High Court case.

2014-11-24 Lesotho Senior Officials Leave for Africa
[]Pretoria -SADC Facilitator and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the departure of three senior Lesotho Defence Force and Police officials to various destinations in the continent of Africa.

2014-11-22 President Briefed On Lesotho
[The Herald]Lesotho is on course to regaining political stability following an attempted coup that rocked the Mountain Kingdom earlier this year, Sadc Chair President Mugabe has been told.This was said in a closed door briefing given to President Mugabe -- who is also the African Union First Deputy Chair -- by Sadc-appointed facilitator in the Lesotho crisis, South Africa's Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, on Thursday.

2014-11-17 Deputy President Returns to Lesotho
[]Pretoria -SADC Facilitator and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Tuesday return to Lesotho to consolidate the implementation of recently signed agreements in that country, his office said on Monday.

2014-11-16 Group C Still Wide Open
[Independent (Lagos)]Group C that has Gabon, Burkina Faso, Angola and Lesotho is a group that is still wide open to all the four teams. But Lesotho with two points stands an outside chance of qualifying. Gabon, which tops the group with eight points, needs a win to book its ticket. And today it will be guest of Angola that is placed third with four points in the group. Gabon won the first leg 1-0 with Angola standing a chance of qualifying should it win, this match will be a do or die affair for both teams. Gabon is the only t

2014-11-15 President Meets Lesotho PM
[The Herald]Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane met Sadc chairperson President Mugabe at State House in Harare yesterday to brief him about the situation in his country following an attempted coup in August.

2014-11-07 New Paper Launches in Maseru
[MISA]The African Media Holdings (Pty) Ltd and its newspapers, the Lesotho Times and Sunday Express, have lost a court case in which their company got an interim interdict to prevent a new tabloid, The Post, from publishing.

2014-11-07 Are You a South African, Swaziland or Lesotho National Intending to Transit Via the UK?
[PR Newswire]Pretoria, South Africa -From 1 December 2014 changes come into effect and the list of exemption documents that can be used in place of a direct airside transit visa will be increased.

2014-11-06 SA Deploys Police in Lesotho
[]South Africa has deployed 140 members of the South African Police Service (SAPS) to the Kingdom of Lesotho to ensure long term political and security stability.

2014-11-06 Promoting the UK's Chevening Scholarship Programme in Lesotho
[PR Newswire]London -Sue Hewer UK Scholarships Officer in Southern Africa, visited Lesotho to promote the UK's Chevening Scholarship Programme.

2014-11-06 SADC Facilitator Returns to Lesotho
[]Southern African Development Community (SADC) Facilitator and South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday arrived in Maseru, ahead of scheduled consultative meetings with key stakeholders in the mountain Kingdom.

2014-11-04 Deputy President to Return to Lesotho
[]Pretoria -SADC Facilitator and South African Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, is expected to return to Lesotho this week to build on and consolidate recently agreed political and security agreements in that country.

2014-10-31 Educate Lesotho's Girls to Protect Themselves
[UNFPA]UNFPA Regional Director calls for support to reduce maternal deaths, HIV, teen pregnancy

2014-10-29 No End to Lesotho's Instability?
[allAfrica]A political and security crisis in Lesotho has eased since parties agreed to call early elections next February in a bid to secure a new government with a clear mandate. But one of the root causes of the crisis - the right of legislators to change parties and “cross the floor” in Parliament - remains a source of instability in a country where political power has been spread among a range of different parties. Tšoeu Petlane examines the problem.

2014-10-28 Zim Journalists Win Lesotho Case
[New Zimbabwe]THE Lesotho Court of Appeal has overturned a High Court ruling that had banned three journalists from practising their profession and publishing their own newspaper, The Post.

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