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News Lesotho » Education: Prince to the rescue of child shepherds in 'Sky Kingdom'

News channel or source: http://www.cnn.com/2013/09/26/world/africa/prince-rescue-child-shepherds-lesotho/index.html
Publication date: Wednesday 25 September 2013

It is estimated that around a third of Lesotho's school-aged boys are shepherds. Becoming a shepherd is a cultural obligation in the country and often deprives young boys of any form of education. Instead, they lead isolated lives. "I wake up at seven in ...

News Lesotho » Education: Babies born in poorest countries still face 'alarming' risks — UNICEF

News channel or source: http://m.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Babies_born_in_poorest_countries_still_face_alarming_risks_UNICEF?profile=1228
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Those eight countries are the Central African Republic (a one in 24 chance of death); Somalia, Lesotho, Guinea-Bissau and South Sudan ... is critical," the report said. Education matters, too. Babies born to mothers with no education face nearly twice ...

News Lesotho » Education: Lesotho: Time for Lesotho to Focus On Adult Education

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201209100215.html
Publication date: Sunday 09 September 2012

Youth and Adult Education faces great challenges in Lesotho, including the lack of any official, adopted policy for the sector. With a burgeoning youth population, these challenges need to be addressed urgently to ensure that the country starts providing ...

News Lesotho » Education: Are African Board Games a Key to African Excellence?

News channel or source: http://www.blackenterprise.com/african-board-games-key-african-excellence/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The Morabaraba board game was historically used to share cattle herding strategies in parts of southern Africa (for example, South Africa, Botswana, and Lesotho) and discuss ... play an important role in formal education. The board games explored in ...

News Lesotho » Education: College students strengthen Springfield-Lesotho relationship

News channel or source: http://www.springfieldnewssun.com/news/local-education/college-students-strengthen-springfield-lesotho-relationship/oFDwn8SO9R3Apnl7BQCvuJ/
Publication date: Wednesday 24 January 2018

In May, King Letsie III of Lesotho, a nation of about 2.2 million people located ... was an anatomy course that used cadavers for hands-on training and education. “I knew I had skin. I knew I had bones, but I didn’t know the importance,” she said.

News Lesotho » Education: Has Lesotho bridged the gender gap?

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-12664832
Publication date: onday 07 March 2011

But more than that, she emphasises Lesotho's culture of learning. "The defining factor is education. I think a lot of women have realised early on that they have to educate their daughters," she says. Primary education is free in Lesotho and literacy rates ...

News Lesotho » Education: These are the safest countries for a baby to be born

News channel or source: http://www.kgw.com/article/news/nation-now/these-are-the-safest-countries-for-a-baby-to-be-born/465-a3720daf-c669-4f25-9f49-38a30e05d19c
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Among the report's findings: • Babies born to mothers with no education face almost double the risk of dying ... Afghanistan, Somalia, Lesotho, Guinea-Bissau, South Sudan, Cote d'Ivoire, Mali, and Chad. • Of the 10 countries with the highest newborn ...

News Lesotho » Education: Zuma’s Fall: Why is South Africa So Divided?

News channel or source: https://www.theglobalist.com/south-africa-jacob-zuma-poverty/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

It means aligning South Africa’s education system to the demands of the new economic ... covering upheavals from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Zimbabwe and Lesotho.

News Lesotho » Education: Style Invitational Week 1267: Jingle bungle

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/style-invitational-week-1267-jingle-bungle/2018/02/15/f8def436-1071-11e8-9570-29c9830535e5_story.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

If Netherlands Antilles (AHO) played Lesotho (LES), they would both be disqualified for ... Feb. 19: song parodies about education (wapo.st/invite1265); and new words found in ScrabbleGrams “racks” (wapo.st/invite1266).

News Lesotho » Education: Why ‘Black Panther’ Is a Defining Moment for Black America

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/12/magazine/why-black-panther-is-a-defining-moment-for-black-america.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Tucked high amid rough mountains, Lesotho was spared much of the colonization of its ... America, both black and white, was getting an emotional education about the costs of slavery to our common American psyche.” To say that “Roots” held the ...