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  1. Development NGOs warn EU ministers against their 'fixation' with the private sectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | EurActiv.com

    ... raise people out of poverty for good. The NGOs provided an example of failed PPP with a new huge hospital in Maseru, Lesotho's capital, supported by the World Bank's private-sector lending arm, the International Finance Corporation (IFC). The costs ...

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  2. Lesotho wrestles with corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Mail & Guardian

    Justice delayed: Former Lesotho Cabinet member Timothy Thahane is alleged to have defrauded a farming project and a wool-and-mohair deal of a total of R43-million. Timothy Thahane, former Lesotho finance minister and a former deputy governor of the South African Reserve Bank, has been accused of defrauding a Lesotho farming project of R24-million.

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  3. Lesotho parties sign electoral pledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is received by Lesotho's Deputy Prime Minister Mothetjoa Metsin on his arrival at Maseru International Airport in Lesotho on a previous visit. Picture: GCIS/SAPA Maseru - Lesotho's political parties have agreed to respect the country's constitution and work towards free and fair democratic elections in 2015, South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday.

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  4. Ramaphosa's Lesotho mission on trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in Maseru, Lesotho, ahead of the signing of an electoral pledge by the country's political parties, South Africa's presidency said on Wednesday. The pledge was a commitment by Lesotho's political parties to help create a climate conducive for the holding of elections scheduled for February 28 next year, spokesman Ronnie Mamoepa said in a statement.

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  5. Ban welcomes Lesotho elections, reaffirms commitment to peace in the KingdomRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | United Nations

    10 December 2014 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has noted the recent announcement of national elections in Lesotho to be held on 28 February next year. "The Secretary-General welcomes the progress achieved so far in the efforts to uphold ...

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  6. Ramaphosa heads back to LesothoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to arrive in Maseru, Lesotho, on Wednesday as part of ongoing efforts to create a conducive climate for the February 2015 elections in the country, South Africa's presidency said. Ramaphosa would visit King Letsie III and hold consultations with various political, religious, traditional and non-governmental sectors to consolidate efforts towards the holding of free, fair and democratic elections, spokesman Ronnie Mamoepa said on Tuesday.

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  7. What Ghana needs to do to impress in Equatorial GuineaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | GhanaWeb

    ... and the time to act is now. Ghana has not had a competitive clean sheet since a 2014 World Cup qualifying win over Lesotho in Maseru last year. That is a time span of 17 months and there are two reasons. The Ghana defence lacks leadership and ...

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  8. Lesotho: Deputy President Ramaphosa Back in LesothoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    ... to hold elections in February 2015 arises from the provisions of the Maseru Facilitation Declaration signed by all Lesotho's political parties and is in line with agreements reached by the Summit of SADC Troika of Heads of State and Government plus ...

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  9. UN chief calls for peaceful elections in LesothoRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed Lesotho's political progress and called for an environment conducive to peaceful and credible elections in the African nation. A statement issued by Ban's spokesperson Tuesday said the secretary-general noted the recent announcement by King Letsie III of the Kingdom of Lesotho that national elections would be held Feb 28, 2015, Xinhua reported.

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  10. .com | Lesotho king dissolves parliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | News24

    Lesotho's King Letsie III dissolved parliament on Friday ahead of a February election designed to restore peace to the kingdom after an attempted coup. "This shows that we are complying with the SADC roadmap to bring peace and security back to Lesotho," Thabo Thakalekoala, spokesperson for Prime Minister Tom Thabane, told AFP.

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  11. View Press ReleaseRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | Business Wire

    His Majesty King Letsie III and Her Majesty Queen 'Masenate Mohato Seeiso attend a World AIDS Day event sponsored by AHF at the Thaba-Bosiu cultural grounds in Lesotho. For World AIDS Day, AHF will host over 160 events around the world to promote testing, treatment for HIV/AIDS; international commemorations will launch global campaign to connect twenty million HIV-positive people to treatment by the end of 2020.

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  12. Lesotho: Politics is About Personalities, Not PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    Saturday August 30th 2014 began as a regular lazy weekend morning in Maseru, the picturesque capital of Lesotho. It ended with the prime minister in exile, a policeman shot dead in his barracks, and the army patrolling the streets.

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  13. .com | Yet another trip to Lesotho for RamaphosaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | News24

    Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will return to Lesotho this week in his capacity as SADC facilitator, the presidency said on Sunday. This was Ramaphosa's ninth visit to Maseru since he was appointed as a facilitator in September following unrest there.

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  14. Lesotho: Crisis Slows Lesotho's GrowthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    Lesotho's political and security crisis this year has contributed to slowing economic growth substantially, according to an International Monetary Fund report. Natalia Koliadina, head of an IMF technical team which ended a visit to Maseru this week, said real growth in Lesotho's gross domestic product was expected to be just over two percent in the current financial period, down from 3.5 percent a year ago.

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  15. Kingdom of Lesotho: IMF Staff Concludes VisitRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | International Monetary Fund

    ... A technical team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Ms. Natalia Koliadina visited the Kingdom of Lesotho from November 1726, 2014. The team assisted the authorities with updating the near-term economic outlook and projections for the ...

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  16. African Sushi: Mountainous Fish Farm Links Lesotho With Japanese ChefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    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. 5 comments

  17. U.N.: New Global Momentum To Eradicate MalnutritionRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | Agri Marketing

    ... the business community. Pope Francis, Queen Letizia of Spain, Nadine Heredia, First Lady of Peru, King Letsie III of Lesotho and Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein of the United Arab Emirates addressed the conference as special guests. "We have before us ...

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  18. New global momentum to eradicate malnutritionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    ... the business community. Pope Francis, Queen Letizia of Spain, Nadine Heredia, First Lady of Peru, King Letsie III of Lesotho and Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein of the United Arab Emirates addressed the conference as special guests. "We have before us ...

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  19. African sushi shakes up JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | CNN

    ... for most of the year due to the altitude," explains Fred Formanek from Advance Africa. When the trout eggs arrive in Lesotho from Denmark they are placed in the temperature-controlled hatchery until they grow to around 2g. The baby fish are so ...

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

    Nov 19, 2014 | 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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