Lesotho

Flag of LesothoLesotho (Listeni/lɨˈsuːtuː/ li-soo-too), officially the Kingdom of Lesotho, is a landlocked country and enclave, completely surrounded by its only neighbouring country, South Africa. It is just over 30,000 km2 (11,583 sq mi) in size and has a population slightly over two million. Its capital and largest city is Maseru. Lesotho is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. The name Lesotho translates roughly into the land of the people who speak Sesotho. About 40% of the population live below the international poverty line of US $1.25 a day.

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[Lesotho Times] DEMOCRATIC Congress (DC) legislator for Semena...
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[Lesotho Times] PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane needs to move swiftly...
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06/23/2017 - 16:27
[Lesotho Times] THERE is certainly no honeymoon period for the new...
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06/23/2017 - 16:29
[Lesotho Times] FOOTBALL lovers in Lesotho and other African nations...
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Prince Harry returned Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, to Africa, the...

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[Lesotho Times] ORGANISERS of an upcoming entrepreneurship training...
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[Lesotho Times] THE inaugural media awards for sports journalists...
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[Lesotho Times] BASOTHO have been urged to embrace domestic tourism...
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[Lesotho Times] United States-based Jane 'Sunny' Tsotleho is itching...
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[Lesotho Times] LESOTHO national team coach Moses Maliehe has lauded...
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[Lesotho Times] LIKUENA put up a spirited performance in their...
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[Lesotho Times] AS opposed to a rebellion, a coup is never a...
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[Lesotho Times] THE Lesotho Football Association (LeFA) says it will...
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[Lesotho Times] OF the 1 253 643 people registered with the...
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[Lesotho Times] American musician WolfHawkJaguar and South Africans...
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[Lesotho Times] BASOTHO National Party (BNP) spokesperson Machesetsa...
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[Lesotho Times] THE Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) is...
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[Lesotho Times] NEWLY elected deputy speaker of the National Assembly...
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[Lesotho Times] THE high levels of joblessness in the country have...
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[Lesotho Times] TWENTY-ONE year-old Maseabata Khaile of Lithabaneng...
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[Lesotho Times] THE Movement for Economic Change (MEC) says it can...
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[Lesotho Times] THE Lesotho National Development Corporation (LNDC)...
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[Lesotho Times] WHEN Thabang Tlhapi opted for agriculture, and not...
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[Lesotho Times] THE Deputy Registrar of the High Court, Mojela Shale...
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[Lesotho Times] AMID fears of a repeat of the riots that followed the...
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