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Lesotho , Friday 23 February 2018

News Lesotho: Lesotho PM faces probe over Gupta mining links

News channel or source: https://mg.co.za/article/2018-02-23-lesotho-pm-faces-probe-over-gupta-mining-links/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Lesotho’s anti-corruption agency is scrutinising Prime Minister Thomas Thabane and his son Potlako over “serious allegations of corrupt practices and money laundering” linked to the Gupta family, the MNN Centre for Investigative Journalism (MNNCIJ ...

News Lesotho: Playback: Ryan Coogler on ‘Black Panther’ and What It Means to Be African

News channel or source: http://variety.com/2018/film/podcasts/playback-podcast-ryan-coogler-black-panther-1202698339/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

He went to South Africa, spurred by the Xhosa language spoken by Chadwick Boseman and John Kani in “Captain America: Civil War,” then to the land-locked Lesotho, which became a model for Wakanda in “Black Panther.” He went to Kenya, hosted by ...

News Lesotho: Lucapa recovers first diamonds from Lesotho mine

News channel or source: http://www.mining.com/lucapa-recovers-first-diamonds-lesotho-mine/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Australia’s Lucapa Diamond (ASX:LOM) announced that, for the first time, workers at its 70% owned Mothae mine in Lesotho have recovered diamonds sourced from residual material and kimberlite stockpiles. In a press release, the company explained that the ...

News Lesotho: Lesotho on alert for fugitive Ajay Gupta as reward rises

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-za/news/national/lesotho-on-alert-for-fugitive-ajay-gupta-as-reward-rises/ar-BBJfVjA
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

The Lesotho government has alerted its National Security Services to investigate allegations that fugitive Ajay Gupta is in that country, the SABC reported. Ajay Gupta is wanted by the Hawks in connection with corruption charges, which are not related to ...

News Lesotho: AU conducts an Assessment on the SADC Preventive Mission in Lesotho (SAPMIL)

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/lesotho/au-conducts-assessment-sadc-preventive-mission-lesotho-sapmil
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

The African Union Commission (AUC) and SADC Secretariat conducted a Joint Technical Assessment Mission of SADC Preventive Mission in the Kingdom of Lesotho (SAPMIL) from 05 to 09 February 2018. Team was led by Mr. Simon Baza from the Secretariat of the AU ...

News Lesotho: SAPMIL presence contributing to calm in Lesotho

News channel or source: http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=50706&catid=74&Itemid=30
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

The SAPMIL (SADC Preventive Mission in Lesotho) has in just over two months acted as a successful deterrent to further instability and the landlocked country has been relatively calm, according to an AU (African Union) assessment. The continental body, in ...

News Lesotho: Lesotho: Lets Work Hard for Second Compact

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201802160613.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

A delegation from the United States Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) was in the country this week to hold discussions about the second compact grant for Lesotho. While this is a cause for joy, it must be tampered by the realisation that there is ...

News Lesotho: Lucapa Diamond Corp. recovers first gems from Lesotho’s Mothae

News channel or source: http://www.miningmx.com/trending/31620-lucapa-diamond-corp-recovers-first-gems-lesothos-mothae/
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

LUCAPA Diamond Company said it recovered its first diamonds from its 70%-owned Mothae kimberlite mine situated in Lesotho, an operation it bought via government tender for $9m in January. The balance of the mine is owned by the Lesotho government.

News Lesotho: Disabled actors to challenge perceptions in Lesotho

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-north-west-wales-43003605
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

Actors with Down's syndrome are travelling to southern Africa to help encourage more opportunities for people with disabilities. The four performers will leave their training base in Cardiff on Saturday and fly to Lesotho for two weeks. Organisers will ...

News Lesotho: AfDB enables public-private dialogue in Lesotho

News channel or source: http://cpifinancial.net/news/post/44234/afdb-enables-public-private-dialogue-in-lesotho
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The agreement was signed by the Bank’s Deputy Director General for the Southern Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office (RDGS), Josephine Ngure, and the Lesotho Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chief Executive Officer, Fako Hakane.