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How US foreign policy under Donald Trump has affected Africa

Lesotho has been used as a microcosm in this article to reflect how the foreign policy has affected Africa

‘This is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection’ is an intriguing work set in Lesotho about a grieving mother

The film, which explores loss and land resettlement, is absorbing and technically accomplished

Days of Cannibalism Review: Not a Hannibal Lecter story

Days of Cannibalism tells a compelling story about Chinese traders moving into Lesotho in search of economic success and the effects this has on the Basotho people

Municipality won’t remove former mayor, despite home affairs demands

The department is fighting with a small Free State town, which it accuses of continuing to employ an illegal immigrant

Editorial: Enforce the law lawfully

"Until the law itself makes it nigh impossible for tragedies like Tatane, Marikana and Khosa to occur without real consequence, our fractured relationship with authority will persist."

It’s the end of an era in Lesotho

A political obituary for Thomas Thabane

Why the public-private partnership to build Lesotho’s only specialist hospital floundered

It was hailed as a revolution in private investment in healthcare in Africa, but almost a decade after it was opened, Lesotho’s only specialist hospital takes up almost a third of the country’s entire health budget. Now, we may finally know why

Southern Africa’s cannabis industry offers opportunity for open-minded investors

The stigma around the plant needs to be addressed and citizens involved in new policies and processes in order for the market to change

Masekela’s Lesotho concerts: A bittersweet homecoming

Taking place after the musician had gone back to the United States and after a short sojourn to Liberia, the Live in Lesotho concerts are a musical and thematic pivot towards home.

Easter eggs from the most South African dinosaur

After years of data processing at the Wits laboratory, one evolutionary scientist has constructed a 3D model of a baby Massospondylus

Request for CVs – Individual consultant from the Ministry of Health in Lesotho

Terms of Reference:  (Individual) Short Term Individual Consultant DEPARTMENTProject Implementing UnitJOB TITLEDevelopment of Project Implementation ManualPROJECTLesotho Nutrition and Health...

Events in Lesotho point to poor prospects for political stability

Since the demand for resources far outmatches the patronage available, Lesotho’s political arena has become brutally competitive

Murders plague Lesotho politics

The prime minister has been questioned by the police, plunging the country into another crisis

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Disrupt the corrupt

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Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

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