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Southern African Development Community (SADC) pays a courtesy call on Prime Minister

This courtesy call by the Executive Secretary follows the National Assembly elections on 7th October 2022 and the subsequent formation of the new coalition government

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Executive Secretariate, Mr, Mr. Elias Mpedi Magosi, paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister on Monday. This courtesy call by the Executive Secretary follows the National Assembly elections on 7th October 2022 and the subsequent formation of the new coalition government. Thus, in the…

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Lesotho: Japan Ambassador Meets Prime Minister

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Relations, Mr. Lejone Mpotjoane said Lesotho and Japan had a good relationship for a long time

The Ambassador of Japan to Lesotho, Mr. Maruyama Norio paid a farewell courtesy call on the Prime Minister, Mr. Ntsokoane Samuel Matekane at the State House on Monday. In an interview with Mr. Norio he said his mission will be completed in two weeks hence he found the need to…

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Lesotho: Prime Minister Private Jet for Namibia Trip Not Costing Government-Minister

The Prime Minister had to take an official trip on November 16 this year to pay a courtesy call to Namibia’s President who is the chairperson of the SADC organ on defence and security in the region

The Prime Minister’s private jet was used by the government for the official visit of the Prime Minister Mr. Ntsokoane Samuel Matekane free of charge after three airlines conditions were not met due to the time limit. In his response during a question-and-answer session in the National Assembly, Minister in…

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Maletsunyane Braai Festival Boosts Tourism Sector- Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

This event assists the tourism sector to collect a much-needed tourism levy which is used to develop the tourism sector

Maletsunyane Braai Festival contributes towards the development of the tourism sector in the country and creates employment, particularly for communities based in the area. This was stated by Lesotho Tourism Development Corporation (LTDC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dr Retšelisitsoe Nko at a press briefing held at LTDC premises on Thursday.…

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Lesotho Commemorates World Children’s Day

Her Majesty is pleased to be part of this historic commemoration of Children’s Day under the theme ‘Equality and Inclusion for every Child’

Her Majesty Queen Masenate Mohato Seeiso presented awards to journalists who participated in raising awareness on trafficking in persons, End Child Mirage, Sexual Exploitation and Abuse as the Commemoration of World Children’s Day 2022. Beneficiaries of the awards included Banana Hata-Hata from Ultimate FM, Sibongile Kolobe from Lesotho Television, and…

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United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Vodacom Lesotho Foundation Sign Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

These long-term strategic collaborations of the private sector and development partners are hoped for tackling issues that disturb the well-being of a nation

UNICEF Lesotho together with Vodacom Lesotho Foundation on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which is aimed at expanding support to the most vulnerable Basotho children and youth. Speaking at this event, the UNICEF Lesotho Representative, Mr. Deepak Bhaskaran said these long-term strategic collaborations of the private sector and…

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Government Welcomes Basotho from Newcastle

Over 400 Basotho were transported to Lesotho by the Government of Lesotho following an incident of being chased by the authorities there

The Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office, Mr. Limpho Tau welcomed Basotho who were trapped in Newcastle, South Africa, at a reception held in Maseru on Monday night. Over 400 Basotho were transported to Lesotho by the Government of Lesotho following an incident of being chased by the authorities there,…

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Entrepreneurship World Cup (EWC) Lesotho on Finals

Global Finalists will face off against one another in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in March 2023

The Lesotho chapter of the global business coaching contest, the Entrepreneurship World Cup (EWC), will enter its final decisive stage from 21-24 November 2022. The tail end of this competition consists of Bootcamp and the selection of the best national projects to be pitted against the best in the world.…

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Lesotho: Rapid Urbanisation Leads to Growing Population Living in Slums - Local Government Minister

The Lesotho Housing Policy, 2018, identified the urban informal settlements as one of the challenges inhibiting access to adequate housing

The Minister of Local Government, Chieftainship, Home Affairs, and Police, Mr. Lebona Lephema says Maseru City has been experiencing rapid urbanisation and informal settlements growth which has led to the growing population living in slum conditions. He said the national strategy will guide the government in formulating national programmes or…

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Lesotho: Prime Minister Meets Media Reps

This is the beginning of the government’s journey intended to serve the needs of Basotho through the dissemination of accurate and balanced information through the media

The Prime Minister, Mr. Ntsokoane Samuel Matekane has appealed to the media sector to put Lesotho and Basotho first when disseminating information in order to lead to having a prosperous country. This, Mr. Matekane stated at his first meeting with media personnel following the formation of a new government. He…