The present Lesotho, then called Basutoland, emerged as a single polity under King Moshoeshoe I in 1822. Moshoeshoe, a son of Mokhachane, a minor chief of the Bakoteli lineage, formed his own clan and became a chief around 1804. Between 1821 and 1823, he and his followers settled at the Butha-Buthe Mountain, joining with former adversaries in resistance against the Lifaqane associated with the reign of Shaka Zulu from 1818 to 1828.
AmandaBlack emerges on stage in a yellow ensemble, barefoot, with no make-up on. Just beautiful ... In recent months, Black has been trolled on social media for the way she looks. A video made rounds of her performing in Maseru, Lesotho, with people attacking her wardrobe — and forgetting her talent ... On Isoka Lam, there’s a happy nod to hip-hop ... ....
Below is a picture that has been circulating on social media and can be found on the Facebook account of one of Lesotho’s MPs. It is “no-confidence motion in the government of Lesotho”, hand-written on rather colourful paper, and assumed to have been penned by Machesetsa Mofomobe.
Lesotho's parliament building in the capital, Maseru...Commercial and private radios are on the air alongside state-run Radio Lesotho - the only national station ... The government generally respects media freedom and the private press carries opposition views ... Many media outlets rely heavily on government advertising ... Media guides by BBC MonitoringPress.
The Lesotho chapter of the MediaInstitute of Southern Africa (Misa) said Joki’s death was an attempt to silence journalists ... “As a vanguard for free speech and a free press, Misa Lesotho unreservedly condemns this atrocious occurrence that acts as a scarecrow for the media’s exercise of its freedom to operate without any frontiers.”.
on Sunday, May 14, an unknown number of people shot Joki in the head once and body at least 13 times as he left the privately owned radio station Ts’enolo FM in the capital, Maseru, according to multiple news reports and a statement by the Lesotho chapter of regional press freedom group MediaInstitute of Southern Africa (MISA).
The Basotho people are divided between those in Lesotho and those in South Africa... Mr Lipholo has previously told Lesotho media that he also hopes to have the motion discussed in the British Parliament "since it was the UK that gave Lesotho its independence in 1966, without correcting the borders seized by the Afrikaners".
Harry, in his early teens at the time, now recalls how he seldom spoke about his mum with the media. In a rare instance, Harry first addressed questions around his parents in Lesotho. He writes in memoir ‘Spare’ ... .
Prince Harry was terrified that Meghan Markle would leave him if the media found out about them ... "When I got to meet M, I was terrified she would be driven away by the media, the same media who have driven so many people away from me ... "Lesotho gave me the space, the freedom, to breathe, to live and to grow," he said.