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Lesotho still lacks behind in HIV prevention

Lesotho still lacks behind in HIV prevention

MASERU – The United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA) Representative to Lesotho, Mrs. Nuzhat Ehsan says Lesotho has done commendable strives on HIV and AIDS but lacked behind in prevention. These, she said during the commemoration of world AIDS day at ...

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Preventive mission officially launched in Lesotho

Preventive mission officially launched in Lesotho

MASERU – The presence of the Southern African Development Community Preventive Mission in Lesotho (SAPMIL) in Lesotho is yet another historic milestone by SADC to support the country in her quest to institute reforms aimed towards achieving lasting political and ...

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Lesotho eligible for MCC Compact II

Lesotho eligible for MCC Compact II

Due to the progress made by the government of Lesotho, the country is now eligible for Millennium Challenge Compact II and African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). This was revealed by the Minister of Finance, Dr Moeketsi Majoro in a ...

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Basotho have right to health – Moleleki

Basotho have right to health – Moleleki

The Deputy Prime Minister, Mr. Monyane Moleleki said every Mosotho has the right to health as the stipulated by this year’s theme of the World Aids Day. He said Basotho should also approach health facilities to access health services that ...

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Angolans leave for Lesotho peace mission

Angolans leave for Lesotho peace mission

A contingent of mixed Angolan military forces left Luanda yesterday for the Kingdom of Lesotho to join a Southern African Development Community (SADC) peacekeeping mission. This is a contingent made up of 160 military personnel and has been provided with ...

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Ministry of Health launches Rotavirus vaccination campaign

Ministry of Health launches Rotavirus vaccination campaign

The Deputy Minister of Health yesterday launched a campaign for the Rotavirus vaccination scheduled to start this month. The launch was took place at the Ministry’s headquarters. Mrs ‘Manthabiseng Phohleli asserted that the Rotavirus vaccine will be added to the ...

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Five soldiers behind bars for shooting editor

Five soldiers behind bars for shooting editor

Five members of the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) briefly appeared before the Maseru Magistrate Court today on charges of attempted murder of the Lesotho Times Editor, Lloyd Mutangamiri. They were remanded in custody at the Lesotho Correctional Services (LCS). The ...

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Standard Lesotho Bank’s festival grows popular

Standard Lesotho Bank’s festival grows popular

Upon deliberating on how best to deploy the bank’s desire for social benefit, a festival known as the Standard Lesotho Bank African Melody Festival was birthed in 2003. The festival has become an event that Basotho look forward to every ...

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Court prepares for NSS boss case

Court prepares for NSS boss case

The High Court will on December 7 set the hearing dates for the case in which the former National Security Services (NSS) Director General Colonel Tumo Lekhooa is challenging the termination of his appointment on secondment. The case will be ...

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