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On 19 April 2018, H.E. Dr. Sun Xianghua, Ambassador of China to Lesotho, attended the hand-over ceremony of the emergency food Aid from China to Lesotho and signed the hand-over certificate with Hon. Halebonoe Sets'abi, Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Relations on behalf of each ...
Stephen Jagusch QC, global chair of the international arbitration practice at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, has become the latest arbitration practitioner admitted to appear before Singapore's highest court, where he will represent a group of South African investors in their bid to overturn the set-aside ...

Speaking ahead of the Indaba, Lesotho's Gender and Youth, Sport and Recreation Minister Mahali Phamotse said: “We are excited as the government of Lesotho to extend our hospitality to the entire leadership of sport in the region. In the past we have seen how other member countries have prepared for ...
The government of Lesotho has indicated its intention to renew London-listed Gem Diamond's lease for the Letšeng mine until 2034. The current lease expires in 2024. The mining lease may be further extended if necessary in relation to any underground development of the mine thereafter, the company ...
Lesotho-focused diamond producer Firestone Diamonds lifted diamond recoveries by 6.6% in the third quarter of the year to 192 604 carats, despite “challenging conditions” at the Liqhobong mine due to above average rainfall during the wet season. At 572 320 carats, year-to-date recoveries are, however, ...
Maseru — Angola is ready to play its role in case of the extension of stay for the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Preventive Mission in Lesotho (SAPMIL). The statement came from the head of the Main Department for Preparation of Troops and Teaching of General Staff of the Angolan ...

The government of Lesotho has indicated its intention to renew London-listed Gem Diamond's lease for the Letšeng mine until 2034. The current lease expires in 2024. The mining lease may be further extended if necessary in relation to any underground development of the mine thereafter, the company ...
In an urgent application, the Consortium of Lesotho Contractors has approached the commercial division of the court, saying the criteria used in adjudicating the contracts were skewed in favour of South African companies. The consortium argues that, in terms of the current criteria, no Lesotho-based ...
Approximately 20,000 meals for children in Africa resulted from one night of dancing. The Lesotho Nutrition Initiative held their second annual gala on Friday, April 13, where the non-profit raised over $2,000 toward their mission to feed children and families in Lesotho. Every dollar donated can provide ...
Moses Magadza. Maseru, Lesotho-Lesotho will soon begin a process of reviewing and where necessary, reforming national laws and policies as the country takes bold steps to ensure greater access to sexual and reproductive health rights, HIV and AIDS services for all her citizens. Recent outreach and ...
Maseru — The General Chief of Staff of the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA), general Geraldo Sachipengo Nunda, is since Sunday in Maseru, Lesotho paying an assessment visit to the country?s troops deployed in that Kingdom. The Angolan troops are taking part of the SADC Preventive Mission in the ...
This has certainly been the year of the Women in Africa. Lesotho Cricket Association in conjunction with the Ministry of Youth, Sport and Gender will officially launch their Women's Cricket Program in Maseru on Saturday, 23rd July 2005. It is expected that at least 100 ladies from the surrounding university will attend the ...
In March 2018, Lesotho experienced heavy rains, hailstorms and flash floods which severely affected many areas of Quthing, Mafeteng, Mohale's Hoek and Thaba-Tseka districts. On 14 March, a hailstorm hit 23 villages in Mount Moorosi, Ha Robi (near Sebapala River) and Sixondo, in Quthing district.
Geneva — A project recently launched in Lesotho looks at getting young people to work in agro-processing, boosting food production in a country which – surrounded by South Africa – has for an eternity depended on importing essentials. The Geneva-based International Trade Centre (ITC) has facilitated ...
Geneva — A project recently launched in Lesotho looks at getting young people to work in agro-processing, boosting food production in a country which – surrounded by South Africa – has for an eternity depended on importing essentials. The Geneva-based International Trade Centre (ITC) has facilitated ...
On Saturday, over 140 student volunteers in gloves and hairnets gathered in the Kenyon Athletic Center (KAC) to assemble thousands of high-nutrient meals. These meal packs were for the Lesotho Nutrition Initiative, a non-profit organization based at Wittenberg College, to be shipped to children in ...
Political instability in both the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Kingdom of Lesotho are just some of the issues Namibia will face once it assumes the SADC chair later this year, says the Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Peya Mushelenga. Namibia will take over the SADC ...

Youngster Vitapi Ngaruka and experienced striker Benson Shilongo scored two second-half goals to complete a remarkable comeback by Namibia's Brave Warriors, who defeated the Crocodiles of Lesotho 2-1 in a thrilling international friendly match at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Tuesday night.
But both of them ignored the complaints, Lesotho's foreign minister Lesogo Makgothi told Daily Maverick in an interview on Wednesday. On Tuesday he took up the issue with new International Relations and Co-operation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu “and she immediately jumped to it”, Makgothi said.
VITAPI Ngaruka and Benson Shilongo scored in the second half to complete a comprehensive comeback from the Brave Warriors as they beat Lesotho 2-1 in a thrilling international friendly match played at the Sam Nujoma stadium on Tuesday night. In a game played in front of about 5 000 fans, Lesotho ...
The South African government is taking urgent steps to diffuse a row with Lesotho after the country's King Letsie III was reportedly mistreated by South African officials at the border between the two countries. By PETER FABRICIUS. International Relations and Co-operation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu said on ...
International relations minister Lindiwe Sisulu will soon be travelling to Lesotho to apologise to King Letsie III after he was “mistreated” at the border. “The issue with the King is related to the border. He was not happy with how he was treated. The minister will go to Lesotho to apologise to the King.
Pretoria - South African senior government officials were on Tuesday, intervening to quell a diplomatic spat with neighbouring Kingdom of Lesotho after King Letsie III was "mistreated" at the border between the two nations. "I've just had a meeting now with the foreign minister of Lesotho. As you know, we ...
International relations minister Lindiwe Sisulu will soon be travelling to Lesotho to apologise to King Letsie III after he was “mistreated” at the border. “The issue with the King is related to the border. He was not happy with how he was treated. The minister will go to Lesotho to apologise to the King.
Chinese State Councilor and Minister of Public Security Zhao Kezhi (R) meets with Mampho Mokhele, Lesotho's minister of police and public security, in Beijing, capital of China, March 26, 2018. (Xinhua/Zhang Ling). BEIJING, March 26 (Xinhua) -- China and Lesotho agreed to strengthen cooperation on ...
Nursing in my country is guided by the Lesotho Nursing Act of 1998. It no longer addresses the current scope of nursing and midwifery practice. The 1998 Nursing Act was revised in 2016 and became the Lesotho Nursing and Midwifery Act of 2016, which gives nurses more authority. But it hasn't yet been ...
Substitute Tebogo Sembowa struck late to give the Zebras a hard fought 1-0 win over Lesotho in an international friendly game played at the National Stadium on Saturday afternoon. By, Kabelo Boranabi, Mon 26 Mar 2018, 13:15 pm (GMT +2). 0 Comments. Email. Share. : Zebras Celebrating PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE.
“The Under-20s will be playing Botswana end of March and we have decided as the technical team of the national teams to include them for Lesotho for the ... The initial list of 24 players called up for the Lesotho match: Max Mbaeva (Golden Arrows, SA), Calvin Spiegel, Vitapi Ngaruka, Dynamo Fredericks, ...
PRELIMINARY results of the ongoing coal explorations in Qhalasi in the district of Mohale's Hoek suggest that Lesotho could soon have its first coal mine. This was revealed by Kananalo Ntabejane, the Managing Director of Kenco Mining, one of two local companies which partnered with a South African ...
Maseru, Lesotho - Seven people died when a flooded river washed away a minibus taxi in Lesotho, police said on Saturday. The taxi, filled to capacity with 15 passengers, was trying to cross a bridge in the district of Thaba Tseka on Thursday when it was swept away by the Linakeng River, said police ...
IN A remote part of the Lesotho highlands is an Anglican mission hospital. The road to Mantsonyane snakes through the Maluti Mountains, offering beautiful views and sheer drops into valleys below. Basotho men on horseback, wrapped in blankets, and people herding long-haired goats are often the only ...
WINDHOEK - Brave Warriors striker Peter Shalulile has been ruled out of the national team's friendly match against Lesotho on Tuesday due to club commitments. A media statement issued by the Namibia Football Association on Thursday said South African First Division Club Highlands Park, where ...
Looking to the future, Brave Warriors coach Ricardo Mannetti has called up 12 youth players for the international friendly match against Lesotho to be played on 27 March at the Sam Nujoma Stadium at 20h00. The new players are all national under-20 and under-23 prospects that according to Mannetti ...
The first country in Africa to regulate medical marijuana has attracted another significant international investor, this time from a large Canadian licensed producer. Toronto-based Supreme Cannabis will invest 10 million Canadian dollars ($7.7 million) for a 10% stake in Medigrow Lesotho, the companies ...
OR Tambo International, Johannesburg - That night, at the Golden Gate Hotel, it rained as if the heavens were being paid to unleash a flood on the Eastern Free State. Around 3am I was woken up by the rain knocking on my bedroom's sliding door. It was a beautiful sound and it rocked me back to sleep.
SA to Lesotho in a Ford Mustang: Powering V8 muscle through the Maluti mountains. 2018-03-20 13: ... Unfortunately, our time in Lesotho lasted only for one night, but it was more than enough time to see the country and get an idea of what to expect when you actually do come and visit on an extended trip.
Turkey attaches great importance to its relations with Lesotho, Turkish parliament's speaker said on Tuesday. Ismail Kahraman's remarks came during his meeting with Lesotho's Foreign Minister Lesego Makgothi in Turkey's capital Ankara. "We should make effort to enhance our relations and strengthen ...
Supreme Cannabis expects strong demand to exceed supply for medical cannabis oil globally and believes Lesotho is well suited to produce quality cannabis oil and Medigrow possesses the expertise to meet the highest quality standards. Concurrent with the completion of the Investment, Supreme ...
The Brave Warriors' team to face Lesotho in an international friendly on Tuesday, 27 March at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek includes 12 players from the national under-20 and 23 sides. The youngsters “are being given exposure at senior level” as part of preparations for upcoming u-20 Afcon and ...
Charlen Raymond. AfriSki, Lesotho - It was an early start to the day at Moolmanshoek in the Eastern Free State. At around 7am most of the ... Stomachs filled, we loaded the Ford Mustangs' boots with our luggage and hit the road en route to the Lesotho border. This time around the 5.0-litre V8 Mustang GT ...
FORMER Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) commander, Retired Lieutenant General Tlali Kamoli, will next week finally stand trial in the High Court over a plethora of murder and attempted murder charges. The trial comes six months after he was arrested in connection with 30 August 2014 killing of Police ...
VODACOM Lesotho Managing Executive, Rashid Tar-Mahomed, has said the organisation is committed to ensuring that Basotho access world class technology and services with every product introduced in the country. Mr Mahomed was speaking at the launch of the My Vodacom Lesotho Application, ...
FORMER Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) commander, Retired Lieutenant General Tlali Kamoli, will next week finally stand trial in the High Court over a plethora of murder and attempted murder charges. The trial comes six months after he was arrested in connection with 30 August 2014 killing of Police ...
BOSTON — Although HIV infection is still prevalent in Lesotho, the country has reached one part of the Joint United Nations Programme on AIDS 90-90-90 goal, and it is close to reaching another, according to researchers. Officials must keep supporting prevention and treatment programs in the African ...
In a Valentine's Day gift to the women of Lesotho, that country's High Court has found it was illegal and invalid for the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) to demand that women soldiers do not become pregnant during their first five years in uniform – on pain of dismissal. The court's decision, handed down on 14 ...
Editor's Note: CNN is committed to covering gender inequality wherever it occurs in the world. This story is part of As Equals, a year-long series. Maseru, Lesotho — Mpho opened a new chat on WhatsApp, entered an unfamiliar number, and typed a question she never thought she would have to ask.
Gem Diamonds finds another massive diamond in Lesotho. Mar 07 2018 13:18. Ntaoleng Lechela. A 152 carat, top white colour Type IIa diamond from Letšeng. (Gem Diamonds website) ...
Though no reports were registered in the country, the prevalence of the disease in South Africa is cause for concern because it is Lesotho's immediate neighbor and a factor which makes it easier to cross the borders into Lesotho. Therefore locals were also cautioned to avoid consuming Enterprise and ...
Ramahoana Matlosa complained that the joint venture between government and the Seaboard Overseas and Trading Group, which holds a majority stake in Lesotho Flour Mills (LFM), did not serve the interests of the government or Lesotho. “The agreements signed in 1998 are written in a manner that is ...
Lesotho's Finance Minister, Moeketsi Majoro, has raised a red flag over the 19-year failure of the country's largest milling company, Lesotho Flour Mills, to pay dividends to the Lesotho government, its 49% shareholder. Last year the MNN Centre for Investigative Journalism reported that a former Lesotho ...


 

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