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News Lesotho » Security: 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

Ramatšella added there were allegations that the company was set up by the Guptas with the intention of circumventing legal and conventional obligations, including taxation, social security payment, VAT and wages. Documents filed with the Lesotho’s ...

News Lesotho » Security: 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 » Security: 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

Among other things, the Team observed that there was a general view by all stakeholders in the Kingdom of Lesotho that SAPMIL has acted as a deterrent. In this context, ever since its deployment, the security situation in the country has been relatively ...

News Lesotho » Security: 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

... at stabilising the political and security situation of the Kingdom of Lesotho”, according to the SADC. SAPMIL moved into Lesotho at the beginning of December after initial indications of a battalion strength force being deployed did not materialise.

News Lesotho » Security: Dry Spells, Fall Armyworm Raise Concerns about Food Security in Southern Africa

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/dry-spells-fall-armyworm-raise-concerns-about-food-security-southern-africa/4254252.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

He said the pest is now present across the Southern African Development Community except Mauritius and Lesotho. But for farmer Moses Juliis Chibaya, about 200 kilometers north of Harare, the pest is targeting mainly his maize crop. He said he could have ...

News Lesotho » Security: Paid parental leave remains a pipe dream

News channel or source: http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/paid-parental-leave-remains-a-pipe-dream/article22716296.ece
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

On this issue, it joins the very short list of countries like Lesotho, Swaziland and Papua New Guinea ... is to dip into the beneficiary’s social security funds to underwrite paid parental leave. It would delay the retirement by six weeks or so, for ...

News Lesotho » Security: Lesotho: Metsing's Last Stand! Is Anybody Paying Attention?

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201802090494.html
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

A FEW years ago, Mothetjoa Metsing, Deputy Prime Minister in all previous coalition governments in Lesotho, seemed untouchable. At the domestic level, his security detail was made up of fierce looking heavily armed soldiers who not only carried heavy guns ...

News Lesotho » Security: Regional force deploys to Lesotho over security concerns

News channel or source: http://www.thenewage.co.za/regional-force-deploys-to-lesotho-over-security-concerns/
Publication date: Saturday 02 December 2017

The coffin of Lesotho's Army Lieutenant General Khoantle Motsomotso is carried at his funeral in Malibamatso on September 14, 2017. King Letsie III said that the killing of the country's army commander last week had caused "embarrassment" and "scared" the ...

News Lesotho » Security: What happens when society ignores sexual assault? You get Lesotho, where girls aren't even safe at the grocery store

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-harrell-lesotho-metoo-sexual-violence-20171208-story.html
Publication date: hursday 07 December 2017

On my first day in Lesotho — a hardscrabble, high-altitude kingdom in sub-Saharan Africa — the security guard at my government-run lodgings shook my hand and held on too long. After several awkward seconds, I clumsily took my hand back. Later that ...

News Lesotho » Security: Regional force deploys to Lesotho over security concerns

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/afp/article-5139325/Regional-force-deploys-Lesotho-security-concerns.html
Publication date: Friday 01 December 2017

A 258-strong regional force was deployed to Lesotho on Saturday to ease security concerns in the landlocked kingdom after the killing of the country's top army commander in September. The move by the Southern African Development Community (SADC), a ...