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2015-11-26 Prince Harry Kicks Off SA Tour
[News24Wire] Prince Harry's Lesotho/South Africa trip kicked off on Thursday in Lesotho on behalf of Sentabale, the charity he co-founded with Prince Seeiso to assist Lesotho's vulnerable children.

2015-11-25 Demanding Zero Tolerance for Violence Against Women
[Gender Links] Maseru -In the eight years that as I have worked as a gender activist in Lesotho, Violence Against Women (VAW) has been the most disturbing form of gender inequality I have encoutered.

2015-11-26 My Visual Art Journey
[The Journalist] The Journalist has had the privilege and joy of working with a rare group of talented young people, mostly in the Free State. This week we feature part two of the artistry of an addition to the fold, a young woman from Machabeng College in Lesotho. Without much training teenager Mpho Sephelane has already carved an indelible place for herself in the visual arts world. Her photo essays speak for themselves. She writes for The Journalist this week about how she got into photography and discusses some of

2015-11-26 Minister Malusi Gigaba - Media Briefing On Closing of the Zimbabwe Permit Programme and the Opening of the Lesotho Special Permit
[SA Govt] Statement by Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba at the media briefing on the closing of the Zimbabwe Permit Programme and the opening of the Lesotho Special Permit.

2015-11-25 How to Get a Lesotho Special Permit
[GroundUp] The Department of Home Affairs has introduced a Lesotho Special Permit. This will allow people from Lesotho currently staying in South Africa but who are undocumented or have incorrect or expired documents, to stay lawfully in the country.

2015-11-25 Lesotho Special Permit On Track - Gigaba
[News24Wire] South Africa will grant a moratorium on deporting Lesotho nationals until December 2016.

2015-11-24 Minister Malusi Gigaba Briefs Media On Zimbabwean and Lesotho Special Permits, 25 Nov
[SA Govt] The Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba, will update members of the media on the Zimbabwean Special Permit (ZSP) as well as processes towards the implementation of the Lesotho Special Permit (LSP).

2015-11-20 Tensions as Basotho Await Report On Probe of Military
[allAfrica] Lesotho is on tenterhooks as it awaits the report of a regional commission of inquiry into issues arising from the partisan handling of and behaviour by the country's army - including the killing by soldiers earlier this year of the former defence chief, Lieutenant General Maaparankoe Mahao. Tsoeu Petlane writes from Maseru.

2015-11-20 SADC Report On Lesotho - Cause for Hope, or More of the Same?
[ISS] This weekend, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) will convene a double troika summit in Mozambique to receive the report of its commission of inquiry into 'disturbances to peace and stability' in Lesotho.

2015-11-19 Mokaila Leaves for Lesotho
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The Minister of Minerals, Energy and Water resources, Mr Kitso Mokaila will leave for Lesotho on November 18 to 21 attend the minister's ordinary meeting of the Orange-Senqu River Commission (ORASECOM) forum of the parties.

2015-11-18 Lesotho, Zim Unite in Literature
[The Herald] The short story is one of the powerful literary genres which writers have at times employed to put across ideas. In Africa, the short story, with its expansive companion, the novel, has been re-visited by the authors and new trends have emerged with considerable originality. While an anthology of writers from the same country could be exhilarating, much more happens when writers from two different countries on the same continent are put together to showcase their gifts of story-telling.

2015-11-18 Abimael Tlale - a Man of Many Talents
[The Journalist] Abimael Tlale, a prominent figure in Basotho politics in the 20th century, was a man of many talents. He plied his trade as a journalist and politician and pioneered a direction many would follow for years to come.

2015-11-17 Lesotho Delegation in SA for DTT
[] Pretoria -The strong bilateral relations between South Africa and the Kingdom of Lesotho have a direct impact on the lives of citizens whether the issue is trade or Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT), says Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) acting Director General Donald Liphoko.

2015-11-13 We're Not Afraid of Ghana - Rachidi
[CAF] Although it is just ten years since they first affiliated with FIFA, Comoros have already achieved what some teams take decades to pull off. Through to the second round of African qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia(TM), the island nation are hoping now to continue their adventure.

2015-11-11 A Way Out of Hunger in Lesotho
[WFP] Tsitsi Matope -Some of the members of Retsepile Morena Savings Group in Makhoareng village count the money collected for the month of September 2015. The group of 25 members is also saving to help look after some orphans in their village.

2015-11-07 Malawi Fails to Employ 51 Doctors, Lesotho Recruits 21
[Nyasa Times] Malawi government hit hard by cash flow problems, has failed to employ 51 doctors, 21 of which have now secured jobs in Lesotho.

2015-11-04 Free Maternal Care Has an Impressive Return On Investment
[MSF] The introduction of free deliveries at a hospital in Lesotho, the country with one of the highest maternal mortality rate in the world, drastically reduced maternal deaths during labour and delivery, making the intervention a cheap and highly effective public health measure, the international medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said on Tuesday.

2015-11-05 Lesotho Dispensation to Be Introduced
[] Pretoria -Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Jeff Radebe has announced that Cabinet has approved the introduction of a Lesotho dispensation.

2015-10-30 Trampling On the Rule of Law in Lesotho
[Daily Maverick] Lesotho has faced repeated political and security crises over many years. Politics in the impoverished mountain kingdom has been marked by coups and assassinations and ever increasing control by the military. Factions within the military have jostled for power, frequently employing unlawful means. And South Africa has been intervening in these crises for many years. By KAAJAL RAMJATHAN-KEOGH.

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