Deadline for Lesotho Permit Applications Looms
[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -With only 16 days to go, the Department of Home Affairs has urged Basotho nationals to apply for SA-issued Lesotho Special Permits (LSP) before 30 September.
Hand-Over Ceremony of the Food Aid From the Chinese Government to the Government of Lesotho Held in Maseru
[Focac] The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Relations of the Kingdom of Lesotho and the Chinese Embassy jointly held a hand-over ceremony of the food aid from the Chinese Government to the Government of Lesotho.
Deadline Looms for Lesotho Special Permits
[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Department of Home Affairs says September is the last month for Basotho nationals who work, study or do business in South Africa to apply for special permits to regularise their stay in South Africa.
Minister Malusi Gigaba - Meeting With Basotho Community On Lesotho Special Permit
[SA Govt] Statement by Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba during the visit to Basotho Community in Rustenburg, regarding applications for Lesotho Special Permit
Chinese Ambassador in Lesotho - Highlights Expected At the G20 Summit in China
[Focac] On 2 September, 2016, the Public Eye of Lesotho published an article by Ambassador Sun Xianghua: Highlights Expected at the G20 Summit in China. The full text is as follows:
Ambassador Sun Xianghua Visits the Lesotho Military Academy
[Focac] On 1 September 2016, at the invitation of Lt. Gen. Tlali Kamoli, Commander of the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF), H.E. Dr. Sun Xianghua, Ambassador of China to Lesotho, visited the under-construction Lesotho military Academy, which will be completed in the near future. Other members of the LDF command and heads of all departments were also present.
Habyarimana Arrested Over Attempted Bribery
[Focus] After allegedly snatching ladies bags, handsets and other things from a number of victims in Kicukiro District, Severin Habyarimana thought he could get away with it if he successfully seduced his apprehender with a bribe of about Rwf3, 000.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa Briefs Parliament On SADC Facilitation Efforts in Lesotho, 1 Sept
[SA Govt] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will tomorrow, Thursday, 1 September 2016, during oral replies brief members of Parliament on his South African Development Community (SADC) facilitation efforts to consolidate peace and stability in the Kingdom of Lesotho during the National Assembly session in Cape Town at 14h00.
Summit Looks to Consolidate Peace
[VOA] Consolidating peace and security in the kingdom of Lesotho is high on the agenda as Southern African Development Community (SADC) leaders meet Tuesday in Mbabane, Swaziland.
Trying to Survive Lesotho Drought While Young, Pregnant, and Jobless
[IFRC] Sebongile is pregnant with her second child. Her first, a 17-month-old boy, still cannot walk. She lives alone in an old house in drought-stricken Lesotho, and is not working. Her mother has a job in neighbouring South Africa and comes home to help whenever she can. But for the most part, Sebongile is alone, relying on the generosity of others to cope with the lack of food.
Launch of the Chinese Movie Festival in Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Independence of Lesotho
[Focac] On 22nd August, 2016, the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Kingdom of Lesotho and the Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Culture (MTEC) co-hosted the opening ceremony of the Chinese Movie Festival in Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Independence of the Kingdom of Lesotho. Hon. Mothejoa Metsing, Deputy Prime Minister, the Chief Justice, more than 10 Cabinet Ministers, Charge d' Affairs of the Chinese Embassy Mr. Zhang Changwei, representatives from diplomatic corps, the Lesotho M
The Embassy of the People's Republic of China and Chinese Community in Lesotho Holds a Handover Ceremony of Donations for Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Independence of the Kingdom of Lesotho
[Focac] On August 18th, 2016, the Chinese Embassy and Chinese Community in Lesotho held a Handover Ceremony of Donations for celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Independence of the Kingdom of Lesotho, which was presented by Honorable Lekhetho Rakuoane, Minister of Home Affairs, Honorable Tlohang Sekhamane, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Relations, H. E. Dr. Suan Xianghua, the Chinese Ambassador to Lesotho, Mr. Chen Kehui, representative of the Chinese Community in Lesotho.
Lesotho Army Chief Visits Rwanda
[Focus] The commander of Lesotho Defence Forces, (LDF) Lt. Gen. Kennedy Tlali Kamoli and his delegation of other eight senior military officers are in the country for a five-day visit.