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Friday, 11-28-14, 18:08Crisis Slows Lesotho's Growth[allAfrica]Cape Town -Lesotho's political and security crisis this year has contributed to slowing economic growth substantially, according to an International Monetary Fund (IMF) report. read more...
Friday, 11-28-14, 14:35Fall and Rise of Our Man in Lesotho[The Journalist]Earlier this year we sent roving correspondent Tim Knight, author and media trainer at large, to Lesotho. He needed to leave South Africa for a few days to comply with visa regulations. The brief? Find out what is happening there in the wake of yet another skirmish, some claim was an attempted coup. His life has not been the same since ... read more...
Thursday, 11-27-14, 9:37IMF Staff Concludes Visit to the Kingdom of Lesotho[IMF]End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF's Executive Board. This mission will not result in a Board discussion. read more...
Wednesday, 11-26-14, 11:20Economic Inequality Fuels Gender Violence[Gender Links]Johannesburg -Each year as we commemorate Sixteen Days of Activism against gender violence, the most common question asked is, "How do we curb violence against women?" Of course there is no one single simple solution to this pandemic, but one of the key solutions is economic independence. When women are uneducated and financially dependent, they are less able to escape abuse and negotiate all aspects of their lives. read more...
Monday, 11-24-14, 10:21TV Lesotho Allowed Coverage in Court[MISA]Lesotho Television, a State television broadcaster run under the Lesotho National Broadcasting Service, was allowed to broadcast brief coverage, for the first time, of a High Court case. read more...
Monday, 11-24-14, 9:49Lesotho Senior Officials Leave for Africa[SAnews.gov.za]Pretoria -SADC Facilitator and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the departure of three senior Lesotho Defence Force and Police officials to various destinations in the continent of Africa. read more...
Saturday, 11-22-14, 8:28President Briefed On Lesotho[The Herald]Lesotho is on course to regaining political stability following an attempted coup that rocked the Mountain Kingdom earlier this year, Sadc Chair President Mugabe has been told.This was said in a closed door briefing given to President Mugabe -- who is also the African Union First Deputy Chair -- by Sadc-appointed facilitator in the Lesotho crisis, South Africa's Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, on Thursday. read more...
Monday, 11-17-14, 20:26Deputy President Returns to Lesotho[SAnews.gov.za]Pretoria -SADC Facilitator and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Tuesday return to Lesotho to consolidate the implementation of recently signed agreements in that country, his office said on Monday. read more...
Saturday, 11-15-14, 7:19President Meets Lesotho PM[The Herald]Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane met Sadc chairperson President Mugabe at State House in Harare yesterday to brief him about the situation in his country following an attempted coup in August. read more...
Friday, 11-07-14, 15:13New Paper Launches in Maseru[MISA]The African Media Holdings (Pty) Ltd and its newspapers, the Lesotho Times and Sunday Express, have lost a court case in which their company got an interim interdict to prevent a new tabloid, The Post, from publishing. read more...

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