Woman Loses Court Appeal to Claim Chieftancy
[OSISA]Lesotho's Constitutional Court today struck a serious blow against women's rights and gender equality by upholding a discriminatory section of the Chieftainship Act, which denies all daughters the right to succeed to chieftainship solely due to their gender.
Court to Rule On Women's Rights
[OSISA]On 16 May, the Lesotho Constitutional Court will issue its decision on whether women in Lesotho can succeed to chieftainship. The ground-breaking case brought by Senate Masupha, the first-born child of a chief, challenged the Chieftainship Act, which only permits first-born sons to succeed to chieftainship.
Mcc's Yohannes At Lesotho's Compact Closeout Event
[State Department]Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at Lesotho's Compact Closeout Event
Statement On Meeting Between President Jacob Zuma and Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane
[SA Govt]The President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency Mr Jacob Zuma held discussions with the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Lesotho, The Right Honourable Thomas Thabane today, 13 May 2013.
President of the Republic Receives the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Lesotho
[SPS]Chahid El-Hafed -The President of the Republic ,the Secretary-General of the Frente Polisario Mr. Mohamed Abdelaziz received, Friday evening, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Lesotho, Mr. Motsuaha Thomas who pays an official visit to the Saharawi Republic
Kingdom of Lesotho Supports Saharawi's People Right to Freedom and Independence - CommuniquĂ©
[SPS]Chahid Al Hafed -The Ministerial delegation of the Kingdom of Lesotho, visited the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic from 9 to 10 May 2013, expressed "full support" to the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination and independence.
Nigeria Begins Davis Cup Battle Against Cote DÂ´ivoire, Lesotho
[Vanguard]Nigeria will today begin its quest to qualify for the Davis Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group II , when it plays Cote dÂ´Ivoire and Lesotho in pool D of the Group IV qualifier in Cairo, Egypt.
Prime Minister of Lesotho Pays an Official Visit to the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic
[SPS]Bir Lahlou -The Prime Minister of the kingdom of Lesotho, HON. Motsoahae Thomas Thabane, will pay an official visit to the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic from May 9 to May 11.
Lesotho Clinch Bafana Bafana Friendly
[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA'S opponents in the Brazil 2014 World Cup qualifiers, Lesotho, have clinched an international friendly match with South Africa's Bafana Bafana to be played on June 1, at Maseru Stadium in Lesotho.
Bafana Bafana Vs Lesotho Kickoff Time Moved
[SAFA]The kick-off time for the international friendly between Bafana Bafana and Lesotho has been brought forward by three hours at the request of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC).
Lesotho to Expand HIV and Tuberculosis Programs
[Global Fund]Maseru, Lesotho -The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria announced today that it is signing two grant agreements with the Ministry of Finance of Lesotho totaling US$17 million, to allow Lesotho to expand prevention and treatment of HIV and multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB).
Bafana to Play Lesotho in Preparation for 2014 WC Qualifiers
[SAFA]Bafana Bafana will play an international friendly against neighbours Lesotho in preparation of the forthcoming two FIFA World Cup qualifying matches against Central African Republic and Ethiopia.
Prime Minister of Nation Pay an Official Visit to the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic
[SPS]Lesotho / Western Sahara
Bafana Face Lesotho As Prep for Qualifiers
[SA Info]Bafana Bafana will play an international friendly against neighbours Lesotho in preparation for their forthcoming two Fifa World Cup qualifying matches against Central African Republic and Ethiopia, the South African Football Association (Safa) announced on Tuesday.
Misa Commemorates WPFD With an Introspective Look At 20years of "Democracy"
[MISA]The Media Institute of Southern Africa's (MISA) Lesotho Chapter will commemorate World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) with an introspective look into the Kingdom nation's 20year "democratic" rule in 1993.
Warriors Line Up Lesotho, Malawi
[Zimbabwe Standard]ZIFA have lined up friendly matches against Malawi and Lesotho as Warriors coach Klaus Dieter Pagels prepares his men for the showdown against Egypt in a 2014 World Cup qualifier in June.
Japan Donation Helps Boost Food Security in Lesotho
[WFP]A contribution of more than US$2 million by the Government of Japan to WFP will help protect vulnerable people in Lesotho from hunger.
Setting Up Shop - How the Chinese Succeeded
[ThinkAfricaPress]Chinese traders have become highly successful in Lesotho, a poor country with countless villages scattered across mountainous terrain. How did they manage it?
Human Rights Reports - Lesotho
[State Department]Lesotho is a constitutional monarchy with a democratic parliamentary government. Under the constitution, the king is head of state but does not actively participate in political activities. The prime minister is head of government and has executive authority. On June 8, the first peaceful transfer of power from one government to another took place, as Prime Minister Motsoahae Thomas Thabane, leader of the All Basotho Convention (ABC) party, was sworn into office. The May 26 parliamentary elections gave no
Joint CommuniquĂ© On the Outcome of the Joint Bilateral Commission of Cooperation (jbcc) Between the Republic of South Africa and the Kingdom of Lesotho
[SA Govt]1. At the invitation of the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Relations of the Kingdom of Lesotho, the Honourable Mohlabi Kenneth Tsekoa attended the renewed JBCC between South Africa and Lesotho in Pretoria from 17 to 18 April 2013.