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Halo Labs Announces Strategic Partnership In Lesotho Africa

LESOTHO: Halo Labs announced it has signed a letter of intent to enter into a partnership with Bophelo Bioscience and Wellness Pty Ltd, a Lesotho based cannabis company. Halo will provide management services and expertise to build, design and operate cGAP cultivation and cGMP extraction facilities i

MJNEWSNETWORK.COM - 2018-12-14 08:00:30

Lesotho union observes AIDS Day

One in six adults in Lesotho are living with HIV and AIDS according to UNAIDS. These include young women workers from the textile and garment sector, and unions are taking this up as part of their organizing.

INDUSTRIALL - 2018-12-06 15:11:45

Regional SADC force ends Lesotho mission

Some 200 soldiers deployed a year ago to bolster security in Lesotho after the killing of the country's top army commander have left the landlocked kingdom, an official said Wednesday.

DAILY MAIL - 2018-11-28 17:59:00

Lesotho 1-0 Tanzania: Tanzania delay Afcon hope with Lesotho loss

Simon Msuva had a first glance at goal when he raced into a long ball and got in between the defender and goalkeeper, his loop, however, missed the target.

MSN.COM - 2018-11-18 17:11:45

Safe Deliveries, Big Smiles at Lesotho Health Center

Kamohelo Phoofolo, 8 months old and bundled in a soft pink, hooded fleece, smiled happily as she sat on her mother’s lap at Mapheleng Health Center in Lesotho. Her mother, 27-year-old Marefiloe Phoofolo, matched her daughter not only in clothing color, but also in disposition. She was all smiles as

PIH.ORG - 2018-11-28 07:00:00

Lowly Burundi, Lesotho eye first Cup of Nations appearances

The penultimate series of matches at the weekend ended with 13 countries, including first-time qualifiers Mauritania, securing places and former champions Zambia eliminated.

YAHOO! - 2018-11-19 00:00:00

Lesotho Key Message Update, November 2018

Delayed and erratic rainfall affecting labor demand in Lesotho. Crisis (IPC Phase 3) outcomes continue in many poor households as incomes are constrained by limited farm and non-farm labor opportunities. These households have difficulty purchasing market foods as prices have increased over the past

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2018-11-30 07:00:00

Lesotho cashing in on medical marijuana boom

Lesotho is aiming to make money from the booming medicinal marijuana industry, but the southern African nation already has an unheralded illicit trade in the drug for recreational use.

CGTN.COM - 2018-11-28 11:59:05

Lesotho MPs demand to double their pay

Members of parliament in Lesotho are demanding to double their salary despite already being among the best-paid people in the country. MPs earn 37,000 loti (£2,091) a month, which is more than 18 times the average factory worker’s salary of 2,000 loti. They also get 500,000 loti (£28,000) in interes

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-11-29 13:26:24

Ghana's Philip Amoateng leads Vodacom Lesotho

Vodacom has appointed Ghana’s Philip Fofie Amoateng as the new Managing Director of Vodacom Lesotho, a member of Vodafone Telecommunications Africa Group.He is expected to bring his extensive experience in business turnaround and growth within emerging markets in this new endeavor.Up until his appoi

GHANAHOMEPAGE - 2018-11-26 00:00:00

Lesotho bids farewell to SADC peacekeeping mission

The event included a parade and awards ceremony, attended by dignitaries including South African Defense Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, who was representing President Cyril Ramaphosa.

AFRICATIMES.COM - 2018-11-21 04:37:45

Lesotho: MPs demand 100 percent salary hike

If the MPs’ demands are met, the legislators’ gross monthly salary would rise to M74 000 each up from the current M37 000 pay cheque ($5,344). An average factory worker in Lesotho barely earns up to $144 a month.

MEDAFRICATIMES.COM - 2018-11-27 00:00:00

Lesotho lawmakers demand doubling of salaries - Reports

Members of Parliament, MPs, in Lesotho have demanded a twofold increase of their current salaries which is pegged at 37,000 Lesotho loti (around $2,600.)

AFRICANEWS.COM - 2018-11-27 14:00:55

Fake Sundowns Official Robs R15 000 Off Lesotho International

"When we were on our way to Standard Bank he received a call and said he was speaking to someone at Absa who was going to open the account without proof of residence. We went back to Absa, but when we arrived inside the bank, he went out again speaking on the phone. I waited for him but he never cam

FUTAA.COM - 2018-11-27 00:00:00

Gospel music in Lesotho

Leading gospel acts in LesothoMost of Lesotho’s leading gospel groups are church-based, and they include the esteemed Macecilia A St Paul[1], which belongs to a Roman Catholic denomination based in the northern part of Lesotho. The choir is comprised of men and women who are members of a church orga

MUSICINAFRICA.NET - 2018-11-06 18:06:25

Stargrow signs Lesotho deal

Lesotho, the country surrounded on all sides by South Africa, is best known for its magnificent Maluti Mountains, snow in winter and beautiful vistas. However, agriculture is also playing a major role in the lives of the people.

FRUITNET.COM - 2018-11-09 10:58:00

Ghanaian Appointed New Managing Director Of Vodacom Lesotho

Up until his appointment, Mr Amoateng was the Managing Director of Airtel Rwanda – a combined entity between Tigo and Airtel Rwanda after the successful acquisition and integration by Bharti Airtel Group in February 2018. Prior to being named the leader for the acquired entity, he was the CEO for Ti

MODERN GHANA - 2018-11-27 11:01:26

Lesotho player produces two unbelievable howlers against Tanzania

His initial effort was saved, but the ball looped up in the air, leaving Khutlang with an easy seven-yard tap-in.

DAILY MAIL - 2018-11-19 12:34:06

Lesotho: How Lesotho Could Abandon Its Army and Put the Money to Better Use

Lesotho allocated USD$52.6 million (Maloti 698 million) to its military in 2017 - or 3.9% of government expenditure. This is a figure that has doubled in real terms since 2008.[...]

HUMANITARIANNEWS.ORG - 2018-11-12 11:50:00

Zambia : President Lungu commends people of Lesotho for holding a multi-stakeholder national dialogue meeting

President Lungu, who is the SADC Chairperson for the Organ on Politics Defence, and Security Cooperation, said he is pleased that various stakeholders from government, political parties, women, youths, church and civil society have gathered to discuss the future of the Kingdom of Lesotho.

LUSAKATIMES.COM - 2018-11-27 03:55:17