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.
And it’s near freezing in Lesotho... One of these pedestrians is Kananelo Boloetsi, a 32-year-old Lesotho-based journalist and human rights activist. In October 2018, Boloetsi announced on social media that he had written to the Lesotho CommunicationsAuthority (LCA) with a common complaint.
Lesotho foreign affairs minister Matsepo Ramakoae said they saw media reports that some diplomats were involved in this ... In January, there were media reports that Lesotho diplomats in South Africa had sold duty-free alcohol to make up for the shortages in their salaries.
Several diplomats of Lesotho were expelled from South Africa...South African media have reported that cash-strapped Lesotho diplomats have been bringing alcohol into the country without paying duty and then reselling it in bars and restaurants.
Several diplomats of Lesotho were expelled from South Africa on Thursday on similar grounds. South African media have reported that cash-strapped Lesotho diplomats have been bringing alcohol into the country without paying duty and then reselling it in bars and restaurants ... We will keep you updated with more details ... .
...Lesotho said on Friday ... In January, there were media reports that Lesotho diplomats in South Africa had sold duty-free alcohol to make up for the shortages in their salaries ... Diplomats from Rwanda, Lesotho, Ghana, Guinea, Malawi and Burundi were implicated in the tax-dodging scam.
Lesotho said Thursday that several of ...South African media have reported that cash-strapped Lesotho diplomats have been bringing alcohol into the country without paying duty and then re-selling it in bars and restaurants.
Social media users are sharing snowy photos and videos from parts of southern Africa, specifically South Africa and Lesotho... Local media outlets reported that the Maluti mountains in Lesotho were covered in a blanket of snow on Tuesday morning, the first winter snowfall for the tiny landlocked nation ... Lesotho ???????? snow yesterday.
The fare from this rank to the four border posts into Lesotho – Maseru, Wepener, Ficksburg and Butha-Buthe – is R280... Madonsela laments the myriad reasons his association is seeing a decreasing number of passengers, chief among which is “social media, which fuels a lot of misinformation about the opening and closing of borders in Lesotho”.
“People are sending their tributes on social media platforms from WhatsApp statuses to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter in mourning their legend,” said Zimoyo. Lesotho-based arts correspondent Silence Charumbira said Soul Jah Love became the “voice of the ghetto youth” in Zimbabwe...Media strategist Peter BaSkye Tanyanyiwa wrote on Facebook.
This is particularly the case for the right to freedom of expression and the media sector ... As part of the research, we surveyed journalists working on various media platforms, media owners, media experts in civil society and academics in Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe ... Media sustainability.
It is the first film from Lesotho, made by Mosotho film-maker Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese. The film is produced by Urucu Media, the talented South African team behind the hugely successful 2017 drama Inxeba (The Wound) ... The visually striking drama, set in the mountains of Lesotho, ...
Zimbabwe and Lesotho are also in the process of introducing new social media controls ... From Lesotho to Kenya and Egypt, new social media regulations that have been passed or currently being considered mark a retrogression to the repression of freedoms and limitations to the dissemination of information that shaped the pre-social media era.