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Trail running star Ryan Sandes says traversing Lesotho on foot was an ‘epic adventure’

Independent online (SA) 12 May 2022
The Capetonian renowned for his trail-running exploits completed what he described as “an epic adventure” when he and partner Ryno Griesel circumnavigated Lesotho on foot late last month ... No one has ever circumnavigated Lesotho in one go before, so to have done it is really amazing,” Sandes said ... Lesotho was tougher.

Lesotho Faced with Serious Plastic Waste Problem-Director

APO 11 May 2022
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 ... Damane said Lesotho and the region will forge a concerted effort toward the elimination of plastic waste ... Giving a brief on Waste legislation in Lesotho, the Department of Environment Legal officer, Ms.

Gender And Irrigation Sector Expert II, MCC Lesotho

Reliefweb 10 May 2022
is seeking a consultant to serve as a for the five-year Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Gender and Social Inclusion (GSI) Call Order in Lesotho. Under this project, the EnCompass team will support all GSI activities under MCC Lesotho’s Compact II Improving Capital Investment (ICI) Project including.

Esor companies fined R15.7m for price-fixing and bid-rigging

Moneyweb 09 May 2022
Finalisation of the case will allow the construction business to close off its business rescue process ... .

Micro enterprise ComBaCaL coordinator - Terms of reference

Reliefweb 09 May 2022
SolidarMed is looking for a coordinator of the micro-entrepreneurship component of a large Non-Communicable Disease program in Lesotho (duration 1 year, starting July 2022) ... the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, the Ministry of Health Lesotho, the National University Lesotho (NUL) and a representative community leader.

Engen Lesotho Boss' Work Permit Cancelled

MENA FN 03 May 2022
(MENAFN - The Post) MASERU – THE government has cancelled the work permit for the Engen Lesotho's boss. Tebogo Mosehla's work permit was cancelled last week, barely five months after he took over ... .

Accordion gangs terrorise Lesotho

Boing Boing 28 Apr 2022
Gang warfare in Lesotho is sharpened by rivalry between ...

The deadly accordion wars of Lesotho

BBC News 28 Apr 2022
Rivalry between stars of a unique accordion-based style of music in the southern African kingdom of Lesotho has sparked years of deadly gang warfare that has turned the tiny country into the murder capital of the continent ... Listen to The Accordion Wars of Lesotho on Crossing ...
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