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  • Firestone Diamonds almost done with ramp-up at flagship mine in Lesotho 26 Apr 2017 15:22 MINING.com Africa-focused Firestone Diamonds (LON:FDI) aims to recover 300,000 carats from its Lesotho mine by the end of the financial year, as commissioning activities at the operation are largely complete and final ramp up is progressing on track. "While …
  • Lesotho: WFP Lesotho Country Brief, March 2017 25 Apr 2017 22:06 Relief Web Following the advice by the Government to all humanitarian agencies providing relief assistance not to distribute cash and food in May due to the ongoing electoral process, WFP will provide two months cash rations in April 2017. Snap elections for Members …
  • Salary delays worry civil servants 25 Apr 2017 12:58 Informative MASERU- Civil servants are now in panic mode after government has put out notices that there will be delays in the payment of their monthly salaries for April 2017, following a similar feat last month when most government employees received their salaries …
  • UNAIDS team heads for Lesotho 21 Apr 2017 22:32 Lesotho Times   Pascalinah Kabi A HIGH-POWERED delegation of the United Nations Programme on HIV and Aids (UNAIDS) is expected in the country today for a three day visit during which they will “capture highlights of the country’s HIV response” as well as congratulate …
  • Fitch Affirms Lesotho at 'B+'; Outlook Stable 21 Apr 2017 20:13 Reuters (The following statement was released by the rating agency) LONDON, April 21 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed Lesotho's Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at 'B+'. The Outlooks are Stable. The Short-Term …
  • Six years: Ficksburg still struggling - Tatane's widow buys water in Lesotho 13 Apr 2017 12:21 Sowetan The widow of slain community activist Andries Tatane is angry that she and her community have to buy water in buckets from Lesotho despite her husband paying with his life to have the resource accessible. Every other day Rose, a single mother of one, has …
  • Firestone Diamonds finds its biggest gem at new Lesotho mine 12 Apr 2017 12:26 Moneyweb A 110 carat diamond unearthed as it starts commercial mining at its Liqhobong project. Thomas Biesheuvel, Bloomberg &nbsp/&nbsp 5 April 2017&nbsp13:52 Firestone Diamonds Plc unearthed an 110 carat diamond, it’s biggest find so far, at its …
  • Police, NUL students clash 11 Apr 2017 13:17 Informative Maseru- One student was shot and hospitalized as students at the national University of Lesotho (NUL) and its sister campus, the Institute of Extra Mural Studies (IEMS) as a protest over fees, that started last week turned blood as police sprayed water …
  • Lesotho: Khoholeli Group: A loan of $700 helps a member to pay for an ACE 1 clean cook-stove. 11 Apr 2017 12:11 M2 Khoholeli Group Bethel, Mohale's Hoek, Lesotho / Home Energy A loan of $700 helps a member to pay for an ACE 1 clean cook-stove. Khoholeli Group's story Matsoepho is a 54-year-old widowed mother of six children and grandmother of six …
  • Secretariat debt experts assist Lesotho 10 Apr 2017 15:58 4-traders Lesotho's capacity to record and manage debt has been boosted by the secondment of two debt officers to work with the Commonwealth Secretariat's expert team in London. Ms Keletso Matsela and Ms Mapoloko Seitlheko spent two weeks with the Debt …