Latest News for: Lesotho


A history lover’s guide to Lesotho

Sowetan Live 30 Sep 2022
Much like its famous diamonds, the country is a gem that has yet to fulfil its potential. .

Lesotho: Reforms Hang in the Balance Ahead of Elections

All Africa 30 Sep 2022
Reforms should have preceded voting; their passage now depends on the promises of parties running for power ....

Human rights groups say Lesotho must address police brutality, extrajudicial killings well beyond election period

Jurist 29 Sep 2022
Amnesty International Wednesday said Lesotho must address police brutality, extrajudicial killings and torture ahead of the nation’s October 7 elections ... In May, police officers and personnel from the Lesotho Defense Forces beat and tortured 19 men and 16 women after they protested power cuts in Liseleng.

Lesotho Launches National Migration Development Policy

MENA FN 28 Sep 2022
(MENAFN - African Press Organization) The Lesotho National Migration Development Policy will serve as a foundation for the necessary regulatory framework.–. This, the Minister of Home Affairs, Mr ... .

Chinese-born businessman runs for parliament in tiny African country of Lesotho 

Hong Kong Standard 28 Sep 2022
Shanghai-born Zhenyu Shao is running as a local candidate for the parliamentary elections in the Ha-Tsolo constituency of the capital of Lesotho, Maseru. . Shao, a businessperson, moved to Lesotho 25 years ago and naturalized as a citizen of the tiny, landlocked African state in 2006.    .

Public has lost confidence in Lesotho's police force - survey

News24 27 Sep 2022
As Lesotho goes to the polls on 7 October, policing will be top of mind for many citizens ... .

Lesotho Congress For Destruction

MENA FN 27 Sep 2022
(MENAFN - The Post) From this week Muckraker will be profiling political parties in this election. Notice that she is talking about political parties, not silly jokes owned by individuals and their ... .

Lesotho: Gang Leader Accused of Shooting Says He Will Report to South African Authorities

All Africa 25 Sep 2022
promises to surrender to SA police to clear his name ....

Lesotho: Human Development Index Declines

MENA FN 23 Sep 2022
(MENAFN - African Press Organization) Download logo The UNDP Country Representative to Lesotho, Ms. Betty Wabunoha said for the first time in 32 years, the Human Development Index, which measures a ... .

CARMEL RICKARD: Lesotho elections in the balance?

Business Day 22 Sep 2022
BL Premium. Lesotho’s brief, little-noticed and ultimately pointless state of emergency, gazetted on August 16, was due to last just 13 days ... .

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