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  1. 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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  2. .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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. .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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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

  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. How a lady in red brought me a restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | 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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  14. Expel SADC senior officers, says LesothoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | 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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  15. .com | Ramaphosa back in LesothoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | 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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  16. Ramaphosa plans eighth Lesotho visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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