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Ponies in Lesotho

Ponies in Lesotho

Ponies in Lesotho The first ponies in Lesotho are said to have been captured from the roaming Griqua tribes in the early 1800s. In 1829 Chief Moorosi, whose village was perched upon what is now known as Mount Mooroosi in Lesotho, gave a pony as a gift to King Moshoeshoe. King Moshoeshoe was so taken with his pony that he brought many more into the country & pony riding rapidly took off as the main form of transport in Lesotho,…

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All Aboard For Lovely Lesotho

All Aboard For Lovely Lesotho

All Aboard For Lovely Lesotho     Some years ago, when I still owned my then 35-year-old Datsun GX 1200, we decided to drive to the Katse Dam in Lesotho. We had to turn back at the start of a steep pass as the car was struggling (it emerged it needed a new fuel pump) and sulked for weeks afterwards at being deprived of a little adventure.

Terr Africa holds training on landscape approach

Terr Africa holds training on landscape approach

Terr Africa holds training on landscape approach   TerrAfrica, an African-led program that addresses land degradation in Africa in collaboration with New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) has started on Tuesday a four day training on Landscape Approach in Lesotho. The participants at the training have been drawn from 16 countries in Africa and would end up with a one day field trip to Leribe district, 120 kilometres north of Maseru, capital city of Lesotho to witness one area where…

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Lesotho: International School Meals Day – When Two Meals a Day Matter Most

Lesotho: International School Meals Day – When Two Meals a Day Matter Most

International School Meals Day: When Two Meals A Day Matter Most WFP provided school meals to nearly 250,000 children in preschools and schools in Lesotho in 2014 while 190,000 children received two meals a day at school through a Government-led programme. WFP is helping the Government to take control of the national programme by 2018.

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