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  1. African sushi: Mountainous fish farm links Lesotho with Japanese chefsRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | KBMT

    The flashing neon advertising signs and crowded crosswalks of Tokyo may not resemble the slow suburban settlement of Maseru -- the capital of the tiny mountain kingdom of Lesotho in southern Africa. But the two countries are now being linked by an unlikely dish: trout.

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  2. Governments pledge more to prevent malnutritionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    FAO Director-General Jose Graziano Da Silva, left, greets H.R.M. King Letsie III of Lesotho. prior to the opening session of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization second International Conference on Nutrition, in Rome, Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014.

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  3. How a lady in red brought me a restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Iol.co.za

    ... two decades ago. We had carved an alternative route between Durban and Cape Town. We skirted the Drakensberg and Lesotho, visiting towns such as Bergville, Winterton, Clarens, Ficksburg, Aliwal North and, one fateful hour at the end of a long day's ...

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  4. Expel SADC senior officers, says LesothoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Iol.co.za

    Lesotho has demanded the expulsion of two senior officers from a SADC police mission, accusing them of sabotaging the security of Prime Minister Tom Thabane and other top officials. In a confidential letter to the Southern African Development Community and its lead negotiator Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday, the government expressed "certain reservations" about a South African Lieutenant Colonel and Brigadier.

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  5. .com | Ramaphosa back in LesothoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | News24

    Deputy President and SADC facilitator Cyril Ramaphosa arrived in Lesotho on Tuesday afternoon to monitor the implementation of recently-signed agreements, the presidency said. The SADC facilitation team, under Ramaphosa's leadership and working with Lesotho political leaders, brought about the signing of the Maseru facilitation declaration and the Maseru security accord, spokesperson Ronnie Mamoepa said in a statement.

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  6. Ramaphosa plans eighth Lesotho visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Iol.co.za

    South African Deputy President and SADC facilitator Cyril Ramaphosa will return to Lesotho to consolidate the implementation of recently signed agreements in the country, the Presidency said on Monday. Ramaphosa would visit on Tuesday to oversee the implementation of provisions of the signed security and political agreements, it said.

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  7. AFCON: Nigeria back in Cup reckoningRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | New Vision

    ... in Group F with table toppers Cape Verde Islands. Burkina Faso and Gabon qualified from Group C. Burkina Faso beat Lesotho 1-0 in Maseru and Gabon held home team Angola to a goalless draw in Luanda. On Friday, Tunisia held Botswana to a goalless ...

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  8. Lesotho probes 'murder plot'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    Lesotho police are investigating allegations that foreign "mercenaries" plan to kill Prime Minister Tom Thabane in a bid to further destabilise this crisis-hit nation still reeling from an attempted coup. Senior police and government officials told AFP on Monday that government offices had been evacuated and the prime minister and King Letsie III cancelled public engagements on Sunday amid intelligence suggesting a plot.

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  9. Gem Diamonds Limited (GEMD) : Company Profile and SWOT Analysis - New Report AvailableRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | PR-inside.com

    ... across the world. The company owns and operates one mine, namely, Letseng diamond mine located in the Kingdom of Lesotho. The company produces blue and white diamonds from its Letseng Mine. GEMD is also developing the Ghaghoo mine in Botswana. It is ...

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  10. Lesotho: New Paper Launches in MaseruRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    The African Media Holdings 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. The decision was made by the Court of Appeal of Lesotho today with three judges concurring, resulting in the setting aside of the decision of the lower court, the High Court of Lesotho.

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  11. .com | Lesotho 'coup leader' accused of breaking peace dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | News24

    A top Lesotho defence official has urged regional powers to "remove" an influential military commander for flouting a peace deal meant to stabilise the tiny African country two months after an attempted coup. The defence ministry's principal secretary accused Lieutenant General Tlali Kamoli of harassing rivals and marshalling forces, despite an agreement to relinquish his command.

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  12. General accused of breaking Lesotho dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    A top Lesotho defence official has urged regional powers to "remove" an influential military commander for flouting a peace deal meant to stabilise the tiny African country two months after an attempted coup. The defence ministry's principal secretary accused Lieutenant General Tlali Kamoli of harassing rivals and marshalling forces, despite an agreement to relinquish his command.

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  13. .com | SA to send 140 police officers to LesothoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | News24

    Cabinet has approved the deployment of 140 SA Police Service officers to Lesotho, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe said on Thursday. This was in line with the Southern African Development Community's intervention in that country following a foiled military coup in August, he told journalists at Parliament following the executive's fortnightly meeting on Wednesday.

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  14. .com | Ramaphosa back in Lesotho to consolidate agreementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | News24

    Deputy President and SADC facilitator Cyril Ramaphosa arrived in Lesotho on Wednesday to consolidate agreements reached during his last visit, his office said. Spokesperson Ronnie Mamoepa said the visit was his seventh in Maseru and the visit came after the recent signing of the Maseru Facilitation Declaration and the Maseru Security Accord.

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  15. .com | Ramaphosa to return to LesothoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | News24

    Deputy President and SADC facilitator Cyril Ramaphosa will return to Lesotho to consolidate agreements reached during his last visit, the presidency said on Tuesday. He would visit Lesotho on Wednesday and Thursday to strengthen recently-agreed political and security agreements in the country, the presidency said in a statement.

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  16. Lesotho: No End to Lesotho's Instability?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    A political and security crisis in Lesotho has eased since parties agreed to call early elections next February in a bid to secure a new government with a clear mandate. But one of the root causes of the crisis - the right of legislators to change parties and "cross the floor" in Parliament - remains a source of instability in a country where political power has been spread among a range of different parties.

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  17. Prize catch: Trout farming in LesothoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | BBC News

    If you were thinking of an ideal location on which to base a commercial fish farm, you wouldn't necessarily think of the mountainous land-locked African nation of Lesotho. Yet from small beginnings just two years ago, the country's Highlands Trout operation has become a big fish in a rather small pond.

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  18. Lesotho: Peaceful Environment Vital for Lesotho PollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    A peaceful, stable and secure environment is critical to the holding of successful elections in Lesotho next year, Southern African Development Community facilitator Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday. "Critical for the holding of these brought-forward elections is the need to ensure the people of the Kingdom of Lesotho are able to exercise their democratic right to vote in a peaceful, stable and secure environment,' said Ramaphosa, who is also the Deputy President of South Africa.

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  19. .com | SA will stand with Lesotho - RamaphosaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | News24

    South Africa, in the spirit of former ANC president Oliver Tambo, will stand by Lesotho as it works towards a better future, the party's deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa said on Friday. "We have just returned from Lesotho, a neighbour that stood by us during the darkest moments of our history, a neighbour that paid a heavy price for its support for the struggles of the South African people," he said in a speech prepared for delivery at the University of Fort Hare.

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  20. Ramaphosa: Maseru accord signedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    The Maseru Security Accord, a new deal aimed at promoting security in Lesotho, was signed in the country on Thursday, said South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa. "We are confident that the signing of the Maseru Security Accord adds yet another important chapter and milestone in the irreversible march towards the return of Lesotho to constitutional normalcy and the stabilisation of the security situation," he said in a speech prepared for delivery.

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