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2018-03-22 Soccer - Mannetti Includes 12 Youth Players in Lesotho Friendly
[New Era] Windhoek -Looking to the future, Brave Warriors coach Ricardo Mannetti has called up 12 youth players for the international friendly match against Lesotho to be played on 27 March at the Sam Nujoma Stadium at 20h00.

2018-03-21 Lesotho Premier Ends Visit to Angola
[ANGOP] Luanda -Prime minister of Lesotho Thomas Thabane left Luanda Tuesday after a two-day working visit to Angola aimed at briefing on political stabilisation process underway in that Southern Africa Kingdom.

2018-03-20 Health PS Faces Disciplinary Action
[Lesotho Times] THE Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Monaphathi Maraka, was recently asked to 'show cause' why he should not be disciplined by the government for failing to make a budget presentation before the National Assembly's Social Cluster Portfolio Committee last Tuesday.

2018-03-20 Row Over Consultant's Recruitment
[Lesotho Times] THE Ministry of Health has come under fire from the parliamentary Social Cluster Portfolio Committee for engaging former Tsepong Consortium member, Victor Litlhakanyane, as a government consultant in the quest to solve challenges at the Queen 'Mamohato Memorial Hospital (QMMH) saga.

2018-03-20 Female Soldiers Traumatised
[Lesotho Times] THREE female members of the Lesotho Defence Forces (LDF) who were forced to terminate their pregnancies to save their employment in 2014, this week said they were still traumatised by the experience that they endured.

2018-03-20 Ministry Begins Construction of Health Posts
[Lesotho Times] THE Ministry of Health will this year construct 30 primary health care posts in five districts as part of efforts to bring health services closer to communities, the ministry's Director General, Nyane Letsie has said.

2018-03-20 Lesotho Premier Pays Homage to Angola's First President
[ANGOP] Luanda -Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane on Monday paid tribute to the first President of Angola, Ant├│nio Agostinho Neto, by placing a wreath at the Memorial containing his remains.

2018-03-20 President Jo├úo Louren├žo Updated On Situation in Lesotho
[ANGOP] Luanda -The general situation on the latest developments in Lesotho was presented Monday in Luanda to the Angolan Head of State, Jo├úo Louren├žo, as Chairman of the Political, Defense and Security Cooperation Body of the Southern Africa Development Community

2018-03-09 Former Army Chief Goes to Trial on Murder Charges
[Lesotho Times] FORMER Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) commander, Retired Lieutenant General Tlali Kamoli, will next week finally stand trial in the High Court over a plethora of murder and attempted murder charges.

2018-03-09 Thabane Ventures Into Diamonds
[Lesotho Times] A LOCAL mining company led by Prime Minister Thomas Thabane's son, Potlako, is in the final stages of prospecting for gems and expects to begin full scale diamond mining operations at Ha Mosuoe, Quthing, before the end of the year.

2018-03-07 Lesotho Judges Strike a Blow Against Patriarchy
[Legalbrief] In a Valentine's Day gift to the women of Lesotho, that country's High Court has found it was illegal and invalid for the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) to demand that women soldiers do not become pregnant during their first five years in uniform -- on pain of dismissal.

2018-03-09 Vodacom Launches New App
[Lesotho Times] VODACOM Lesotho Managing Executive, Rashid Tar-Mahomed, has said the organisation is committed to ensuring that Basotho access world class technology and services with every product introduced in the country.

2018-03-06 Ministry of Health Proactive to Listeriosis - Minister
[Kingdom of Lesotho] The Minister of Health says his ministry has been proactive in sensitizing its staff on nature and behavior of listeriosis through its International Health Regulations and Environmental Health in the Disease Control since the outset of listeriosis.

2018-03-06 His Majesty Applauds Establishment of Engineering School
[Kingdom of Lesotho] His Majesty King Letsie III in his capacity as the Chancellor of the National University of Lesotho (NUL) says the establishment of the School of Engineering is an initiative intended to expand programmes aimed at providing the kind of education that can respond well to the market needs for students.

2018-03-03 'SADC Standby Force Has Stabilised Lesotho'
[Lesotho Times] The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has commended its two month old Standby Force for its efforts in fostering a conducive environment for the implementation of multi-sectoral reforms required to foster long term peace and stability in Lesotho.

2018-03-03 Opposition Leader Mojapela Grilled Over Thabane Murder
[Lesotho Times] The leader of the newly-formed Socialist Revolution (SR) party, Teboho Mojapela, has accused the police of "waylaying" him to "unnecessarily" grill him over the murder of Prime Minister, Thomas Thabane's former wife, Lipolelo Thabane.

2018-03-03 SADC to Review Ramaphosa Mediation
[Lesotho Times] The Southern African Development Community (SADC) will soon meet to decide whether or not the newly-elected South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, should continue in his role as the regional body's facilitator in Lesotho.

2018-03-03 Soldiers Implicated in Theft
[Lesotho Times] Army officers have been implicated in the theft of more than M4 million meant to pay unskilled workers hired by the Forestry and Land Reclamation ministry in various community programmes known as fato-fato projects.

2018-03-03 Govt, South Africa to Meet Over Permits
[Lesotho Times] Home Affairs Minister, Tsukutlane Au, is set to meet his South African counterpart, Malusi Gigaba, to discuss the highly emotive issue of the Lesotho Special Permit (LSP) amid indications that Lesotho will request South Africa not to deport Lesotho nationals who were not granted LSPs.

2018-03-01 2018/19 Budget to Move Country Forward-Finance Minister
[Kingdom of Lesotho] The Minister of Finance, Dr Moeketsi Majoro says the 2018/19 budget will move the country forward if all is implemented as planned. This, he said during the budget speech discussion held at Avani Maseru on Wednesday.

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