Lesotho youth life transformation forum

In a view to assist youth to take control of their future, the QLife Transformation is to hold a one day forum on the 22nd July, 2016 in Maseru, the capital of Lesotho. The founder of QLife Transformation, Ms. Qenehelo Tsokeli said, the event will take youth through topics ranging from; Being a Responsible Mosotho... Continue Reading →

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Lesotho editor in critical condition after shooting

New York, July 13, 2016 - Lesotho authorities should launch a credible investigation into the shooting of veteran editor Lloyd Mutungamiri and bring all those responsible to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Mutungamiri is in critical condition in a hospital in South Africa, his employer told CPJ today. An unknown number of... Continue Reading →

UNAIDS warns that after significant reductions, declines in new HIV infections among adults have stalled and are rising in some regions

Globally, new HIV infections among adults and children were reduced by 40% since the peak in 1997. However, new analysis from UNAIDS shows that new HIV infections among adults have stalled, failing to decline for at least five years. The report outlines what is needed to step up prevention efforts GENEVA, 12 July 2016—A new... Continue Reading →

Joint Civil Society Statement: Lesotho Authorities Must Protect the Right to Freedom of Expression

The undersigned organisations condemn the increasing acts of harassment and intimidation against journalists in Lesotho, exemplified by the recent attack against the editor of the Lesotho Times newspaper and the institution of criminal defamation charges against its publishers. We call on the Lesotho authorities to take effective measures to protect the right to freedom of... Continue Reading →

The Queen of Lesotho hikes up Qeme Plateau

This morning, accompanied by the Thapoha Hiking Club, the Queen of Lesotho Her Majesty Karabo Seeiso, took a five hour walk with vigor and amazing energy. Started at Ha Moruthoane and ended at Likatola Horse Riding and Adventure, the walk described by some of the club members as one of the one of toughest, comprised... Continue Reading →

Facebook and Political Participation in Lesotho

Facebook and political participation in Lesotho By Tsebo Mats’asa Abstract In Lesotho, Facebook has turned out to be a vibrant platform for political participation. Individual members of the public post their political views while on the other hand fanatics of political parties create groups that discuss political issues ranging from, events, official and unofficial decisions... Continue Reading →

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