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Homework goes mobile for secondary school pupils in Lesotho

Homework goes mobile for secondary school pupils in Lesotho

Trial project in southern African country sends lessons and quizzes to children and enables teachers to monitor progress (The Guardian; 2015)

 
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The Sterio.me system has more than 1,000 questions across the school curriculum, covering maths, English, geography and agriculture. Photograph: Alamy

Lesotho: A New Dawn for School Feeding in Lesotho

Lesotho: A New Dawn for School Feeding in Lesotho

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Pupils enjoy their lunch meal (World Food Programme; 2014).

Maseru — Lesotho is putting into practice an old saying: “it takes a village to raise a child”, as it refashions its national school feeding programme to become more inclusive of the local agricultural sector. Lesotho recognizes it will take a community to feed a child, and to also create a sustainable, home-grown feeding programme that benefits both children and smallholder farmers (All Africa; 2014).

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Charities That Inspire Kids: The African Library Project

Charities That Inspire Kids: The African Library Project

Assisting in a charity has the potential to provide remarkable teachings and value to children.

The Vercruysse-Vandeputte famiy, left; and Christel Hyden's children, Leah and Daniel, sorting books, right.

The Vercruysse-Vandeputte famiy, left; and Christel Hyden’s children, Leah and Daniel, sorting books, right.

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Two families described their support for the African Library Project: Sofie Vercruysse-Vandeputte and her family, and Christel Hyden (New York Times; 2014).

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Second Edition Of The Lesotho Ultra Trail Doesn’t Disappoint

Second Edition Of The Lesotho Ultra Trail Doesn’t Disappoint

 

The 2014 Lesotho Ultra Trail (LUT), Africa’s first Ultra SkyMarathon®, took place on the 29th of November in the Tse’hlanyane National Park in the heart of the Maluti Mountains of Lesotho.

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70% Dark Chocolate Tart

70% Dark Chocolate Tart

 

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Riders Race To The Unmarked Finish Line

Riders Race To The Unmarked Finish Line

 

It’s no Durban July, but the annual Mehloding Heritage Event Horse Race in Mparane is one of the most exciting events in the country.

The annual horse races in Mparane, Lesotho, coincide with the Race to Rhodes bike ride from Pietermaritzburg to Rhodes in the Eastern Cape. (Delwyn Verasamy, M&G)

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Scenic Conference Venue Like No Other

 

CONFERENCES AT MALIBA LODGE

TS’EHLANYANE NATIONAL PARK­­

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Elegance Unveiled

Maliba Lodge Celebrates The Opening Of The New Main Lodge

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New Main Lodge: Entrance

 After considerable perseverance over the past 15 months, Maliba Lodge takes great pride in announcing the completion, and opening of the newly constructed Main Lodge.

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New Main Lodge: Deck

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Mountain Biking Takes To New Heights

Maluti Mountains – A Mountain Bikers Paradise!

 

Armand du Toit reflects on his experience at one of the Afriski MTB training weekends in Lesotho.

Excitement builds as we arrived at AfriSki to try out the new trails we heard they’ve been working on. Little did I know the guys had really smoked the innovative pipe and #boom, I was pleasantly surprised!

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Trout Farming In Lesotho An Export Success

Trout farming in Lesotho an export success

The fish farm has given local people jobs and opportunities to study, says Vincent Sitsane

 

Roderick Macleod

IF you were thinking of an ideal location on which to base a commercial fish farm, you wouldn’t necessarily think of the mountainous land-locked African nation of Lesotho(Lesotho Times; 2014) .

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