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Lesotho: Prime Minister Leads Mpilo Boulevard Sod Turning

The Mpilo Boulevard is aimed at controlling the traffic within Maseru town

The Prime Minister, Dr Moeketsi Majoro led the sod turning of the Mpilo Boulevard upgrade held at Moshoeshoe I statue park on Tuesday. The Mpilo Boulevard is aimed at controlling the traffic within Maseru town.  Dr Majoro said the upgrade will improve the livelihoods of Maseru residents, saying many accidents…

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Lesotho: Journalists Must Specialise -Communications Minister

He said this when officially opening the two-day workshop on African Peer Review Mechanism (APMR) Media Training

The Minister of Communications Science and Technology, Mr. Tšoinyane Rapapa says it is high time for journalists to specialise in different areas of journalism to be able to report with understanding. He said this when officially opening the two-day workshop on African Peer Review Mechanism (APMR) Media Training, a collaboration…

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Lesotho: Communications Minister Hands Over Award to Gem Institute

Cultural diversity and identity, linguistic diversity and local content champions was awarded to GEM Institute during the World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS) 2022 held in Geneva, Switzerland

The Minister of Communications Science and Technology, Mr. Tšoinyana Rapapa handed over the championship-winning award from the World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS) prizes 2022 to the GEM Institute. The award titled *Category 15 – AL C8, Cultural diversity and identity, linguistic diversity and local content champions was…

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Lesotho Revenue Authority (LRA) Launches E-Customs Tariff

It reduces delays in obtaining information on goods classification and applicable duties and taxes

Delays in obtaining information on goods classification, applicable duties and taxes will now be a thing of the past. This, follows the government’s decision to launch the e-Customs Tariff, the launch was held in Maseru on Friday. On behalf of the Minister of Trade and Industry, the Deputy Principal Secretary…

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Lesotho is Committed to SDGs-Principal Secretary

Since the 2030 agenda was adopted, governments, businesses and civil society organisations have moved to embrace the SDGs and have used goals as the centerpieces of their development plans

The Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Development Planning, Mr. Sello Tšukuli says the Kingdom of Lesotho is committed to the realization of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals that were adopted in 2015. He said this when officially opening the SDG Voluntary National Review Validation Workshop held in…

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Lesotho: Education Prepares for Education Summit - Principal Secretary

When addressing the media, Dr Khama mentioned that there is a global learning crisis that is depriving hundreds of millions of children, young people and adults of their right to quality education

The Principal Secretary of the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET), Dr Dira Khama says the ministry is preparing for the upcoming Transforming Education Summit (TES) to be held in New York in September 2022. He said this at the press conference held at Education Headquarters in Maseru on Monday.…

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Lesotho: Journalism Needs to be Professionalized

The Broadcasting Code, 2022 which came into effect on 14 April 2022, states that media houses that have hired journalists without journalism qualifications should be engaged in six months of training while editors in two years of training

The Lesotho Communications Authority (LCA) says journalism is a noble profession that has ethics hence all registered media houses should provide training for journalists in line with the Broadcasting Code, 2022. This, was revealed at the press conference held on Friday at LCA premises. The Acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO),…

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Lesotho Faced with Serious Plastic Waste Problem-Director

The Africa Institute Representative, Ms. Thandeka Mbatha said the SADC region has not undertaken significant coordinated action addressing plastic waste

The Director of the Department of Environment, Mr. Stanley Damane says Lesotho is facing an imminent and serious plastic waste problem as part of the solid waste that has to be dealt with. He said this at the inception workshop held by the Ministry of Tourism Environment, and Culture through…

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Lesotho: HPV Vaccination for Girls

The HPV vaccination launch aims to protect 9-14-year-old girls against at least HPV types 16 and 18, which cause the greatest risk of cervical cancer

The Minister of Health, Mr. Semano Sekatle says the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine (HPV) vaccination for girls aged between 9 and 14 years will be launched on April 19, 2022 in the district of Butha-Buthe. This, he said at the press briefing held in Maseru on Monday. Mr. Sekatle said that…

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Lesotho identifies Infrastructure Development Projects to Revive Economy

The projects include the construction of roads, bridges, hydropower stations and rural electrification amongst others and this is proposed through Public-Private Partnership (PPP)

In an effort to revive the economy, the government of Lesotho through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has identified a number of infrastructure development projects. This was revealed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mrs. Matsépo Ramakoae in a speech delivered during the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD)…