The Basotho Pony 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,…
Lesotho Launches Women Leader’s Sports Development Programme Lesotho’s Minister of Sports Mathibeli Mokhothu on Tuesday launched Future Olympic Women Leaders’ Development (FOWLD) programme in Maseru as part of empowering women through sports.
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 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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Southern Africa: Lesotho Elections Peaceful, Free and Fair – SADC The elections in Lesotho were peaceful, transparent and generally reflected the will of the Basotho people (All Africa; 2015).
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.
10 Mountain Honeymoon Destinations Regardless of the season, a mountain destination is a ideal for a honeymoon. Whether you enjoy the landscape while you relax at the hotel or hike through it’s rugged terrain, whether you want to ski or explore the local towns, shopping or actually climbing a mountain…there is something for everyone! Along with the beauty of the mountains, there are waterfalls, rain forests and other natural wonders to soak in…(Wilson; 2013).