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No more blockade against Cuba!

Independent online (SA) 08 Apr 2021
Cuban Voices. Rodolfo Benítez Verson ... South Africa also joined the initiative. On Sunday, March 28, a march was organised by the Association of Cuban Residents in South Africa ... * Verson is the Cuban ambassador in South Africa, Eswatini and Lesotho. ** The views expressed here are not necessarily those of IOL and Independent Media. .

Trickle of Easter weekend passengers shows Covid’s devastating impact on long distance transport industry

Independent online (SA) 04 Apr 2021
The fare from this rank to the four border posts into LesothoMaseru, 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”.

Team News: Coach Keister makes one change, Prince Barrie in for Strasser

Football Sierra Leone 30 Mar 2021
Sierra Leone first team news for their Cup of Nations decider at the Siaka Steven Stadium against Benin this Tuesday afternoon ... The match is expected to be stream live by Guinean media CIS medias. The same back four against Lesotho at the Setsoto stadium has been trusted with the task against Benin ... Keeper – Mohamed Kamara ... Subs ... The post Team News ... .

Say where you want to play, Carlo Ancelotti tells Everton's Alex Iwobi

The Guardian 12 Mar 2021
... on social media. Iwobi marked his selection for Nigeria’s forthcoming internationals against Benin and Lesotho with an Instagram post on Tuesday that read.

Tributes pour in after death of Zim Dancehall musician Soul Jah Love

Independent online (SA) 17 Feb 2021
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.

Freedom of expression is a crucial factor in managing the Covid-19 pandemic

Mail Guardian South Africa 29 Jan 2021
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.

6 local films that are set for release in 2021

Independent online (SA) 19 Dec 2020
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, ...

How social media regulations are silencing dissent in Africa

Beijing News 12 Nov 2020
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.

Farmers say horrific murder in Free State could have been prevented

Free West Media 11 Oct 2020
He was not been identified in the South African media in terms of a court order ... The real problem appears to be Lesotho ... While the Bantustans in South Africa were dismantled and the land handed over to ANC-supporting tribal chiefs, Lesotho and Swaziland somehow never caught the attention of the international Anglophone media.

Social-media users may have to get a special license in Lesotho

Independent online (SA) 09 Oct 2020
INTERNATIONAL - Lesotho’s government is seeking to regulate online behaviour with a law compelling social-media users to obtain a so-called internet broadcasting allowance, as unease about digital platforms grows in some African countries ... The Media Institute of Southern Africa ...

SA-UAE relations strained after ambassador detained at the airport

Independent online (SA) 24 Aug 2020
Independent Media has learnt that Alhameli was detained at the airport for over four hours ... Independent Media has seen Alhameli's passport ... Startlingly, an official document seen by Independent Media, Dirco provided permission for Alhameli and three others to travel to Lesotho on a one day trip.

South African president meets with Lesotho PM on ties 12 Jun 2020
JOHANNESBURG, June 12 (Xinhua) -- South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday told the media that Lesotho's Prime Minister Moeketsi Majoro's visit to South Africa was a sign of deepening relations between the two nations ... media after a meeting with Majoro in Pretoria.

The Infodemic: How Many People in the UK Have Been Infected With COVID-19?

Voa News 28 May 2020
Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm ... Full FactSocial Media Disinfo ... Circulating on social media. Claim that a herbal concoction manufactured in Lesotho is a COVID-19 remedy.

US efforts to discredit Cuba’s health missions have failed

Independent online (SA) 06 May 2020
Just a few days ago, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo criticised the government of South Africa for receiving a Cuban Medical Brigade to assist in the efforts against Covid-19 ... * Rodolfo Benítez Verson is ambassador of Cuba to South Africa, Eswatini and Lesotho. ** The views expressed here are not necessarily those of Independent Media. .

Q&A: Zweli Mkhize on outbreaks at hospitals and why alcohol and cigarette sales are banned

Independent online (SA) 19 Apr 2020
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Saturday held a virtual press briefing to answer questions from the media. Lesotho nationals on chronic medication who are unable to go home due to the lockdown - some who are HIV positive - say they are unable to get ARVs in SA because of the different regimens in the two countries ... We really discourage smoking ... IOL .