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Stories about Lesotho

Live Twitter Chat Draws Attention to Lesotho's Worst Drought in Recent History

"The problem is getting worse, so we must tackle it with long-term solution, not just food aid."

Live Twitter Chat #AskLesotho Brings Lesotho's Worst Drought in Recent History to the Fore

“Send a Cow ”is a UK-based international development charity. Global Voices spoke with its Communications Manager, Azita Shamsolahi, about a live Twitter chat, #askLesotho, the group is organising this week.

Lesotho Political Crisis Updates on Twitter

Follow @nthakoana (Nthakoana Ngatane) for updates on the political crisis in Lesotho. Nthakoana Ngatane is a writer, speaker, singer, actor and South Africa Broadcasting Corporation correspondent in Lesotho. On 30th...

Was There a Coup in Lesotho?

Listen to a podcast explaining what is really happening in Lesotho following allegations of a military coup: The prime minister has fled to South Africa and says it’s a coup....

First LGBTI Parade in Lesotho

Leila Hall blogs about the first-ever gay parade in Lesotho: The event has been organised by MATRIX Support Group – a Lesotho-based NGO working to advocate for the rights of...

Lesotho: Defence Force Top Brass Facing Court Charge

Commenting a post on lestimes.com about the the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) top brass facing a court charge after they allegedly ignored a High Court order to accept a junior...

Lesotho: Lesotho vs Corruption

Help make a documentary about how Lesotho, a small country, took on Big Corruption and won. An African success.

Lesotho: Touching Tiny Lives

Touching Tiny Lives works to mitigate the effect of HIV/AIDS on the most vulnerable infants and children under age five by supporting their health, nutritional, developmental, and emotional needs in...

Lesotho: Discover Lesotho

Watch a video of Episode 4 of Discover Lesotho: “In this episode of Discover Lesotho Palesa takes us to the Liphofung Caves of Butha-Buthe guided by Mohau. This place is...

Lesotho: My visit to Lesotho

Sue blogs about her visit to a school in Lesotho called Leseli (the light) begun by Kieke Van der Zwaal. Leseli School started in Kieke’s gara

Lesotho: Maseru Men

Maseru Men is a poem by Rethabile. Maseru is the capital of Lesotho: “Between lamp and moon tonight/you come striding in, and watch me/pull out maps, books we lived on/and...

South Africa: A glowing tribute to Dennis Brutus

The News of the death of Dennis Brutus came as a rude shock to many, not just in South Africa but to the world at large who knew him for...

African photographers, writers and artists find their voice in blogs

As more Africans come to realize the power of blogging as a tool for expression on a global scale, the number of bloggers has increased and so has the themes...

XDR-TB: Photographer Brings Emerging Disease Into Focus

In 2007 renowned war photographer and photojournalist James Nachtwey received a TED Prize, granting him $100,000 and one wish to change the world. Nachtwey's wish was to share a vital...

Lesotho: Creating electricity from wind turbine

Andrew is trying to create his own electricity in Lesotho: “To bring real electricity we needed bigger 12v batteries. I got one, and the priest has one. The batteries are...

Lesotho: Missionary healers

Black Looks opinions about missionary healers in Lesotho: “The clip shows Basotho being healed miraculously. The clip shows the visitors, the healers, through the grace of God, giving sick Basotho...

Africa: Dealing with AIDS in Africa

Black Looks discusses the fight against HIV/AIDS in Africa: “But I was quickly disappointed by the article, even if it spoke some truths that I would agree with. Shunning promiscuity...

Kenya: the double edged nature of personal media

Following the explosion in Nairobi today, Thinkers Room discusses the double edged of personal media: Today has just illustrated the double edged nature of pervasive communication like blogs, email and...

Africa: Blog This Poem!

The African blogosphere is rapidly expanding, bringing more voices online in the form of commentaries, opinions, analyses, rants...and poetry. Blogs have created a new space for African poets to share...

Lesotho: election dispute update

Fade Out blogs about election dispute in Lesotho over Proportional Representation (PR) system: “The Public Eye has a second story here, which says absolutely nothing… However it seems that all...

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