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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.

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.

10 Mountain Honeymoon Destinations

10 Mountain Honeymoon Destinations

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).

Ts’ehlanyane National Park Lesotho

Ts’ehlanyane National Park Lesotho

Ts’ehlanyane National Park   Park Information Maliba Lodge is located within the Ts’ehlanyane National Park.  The name “Ts’ehlanyane” is the local common name for the berg bamboo (Thamnocalamus tesselatus), from which the river and park take their name. The National park is the most important refuge for this plant in the entire Drakensberg-Maloti Mountain Range.

Local Students’ Idea Improving Lesotho Technology

Local Students’ Idea Improving Lesotho Technology

Local Students’ Idea Improving Lesotho Technology   CLEVELAND — Two college classmates are discovering that a good idea can really take you places. Their desire to help people in under developed countries is already impacted lives and potentially could help countless more. The idea: a better way to charge cell phones (WKYC; 2015).

Homework goes mobile for secondary school pupils in Lesotho

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)   There can be no doubting Lesotho’s commitment to education. In 2000, the country began making primary education free; a decade later, in 2010, it became compulsory. Now the country is trialling a startup that sends homework to pupils via mobile phone (The Guardian; 2015).

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