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  1. Bourgeois survives Roof of Africa: "It was a crazy race"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | Motorsport.com

    ... The Roof of Africa is being held for almost half a decade in Southern Africa and in the recent years solely in Lesotho, a country known for its rocky terrain, mountains and high altitude. Therefore, Bourgeois wanted to know where he stands when it ...

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  2. Red Bull KTM's Alfredo Gomez Finishes Second At Roof Of AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Motorcycle.com

    Red Bull KTM factory rider on Saturday wrapped up a great Extreme Enduro season with a second place in the Roof of Africa, in the Kingdom of Lesotho in southern Africa, missing the overall victory by just nine seconds. The win went to British veteran Graham Jarvis, with two South African KTM riders, Scott Bouverie and Travis Teasdale, finishing third and fourth.

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  3. The US finally did something right in Africa - and it's about to stopRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2016 | Cortez Journal News

    ... because, for much of the time, he was. Moloi's father was a gold miner, and like many men of his generation in Lesotho - the mountainous speck of a country surrounded on all sides by South Africa - his life was cleaved neatly down the center: In ...

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  4. Firestone Diamonds PLC (FDI) Receives "Buy" Rating from FinnCapRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... company. The Company is focused on its Liqhobong Diamond Mine (Liqhobong), which is located in the Kingdom of Lesotho (Lesotho). The Company's Liqhobong Diamond Mine is located in the head of the Liqhobong Valley in the Maluti Mountains of northern ...

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  5. Jarvis secures fourth title in 2016 Motul Roof of AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | Motorsport.com

    ... of the world's most extreme motocross endurance races. Competitors had to cope with a total of over 400km through Lesotho's most challenging rocky terrains. The 41-year-old British veteran created a small gap at the end of the third and final race ...

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  6. FAO/WHO conference stresses need for transformation of food systems across all sectorsRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    ... to coordinate action and strengthen collaboration," he added. Throughout the two-day event, King Letsie III of Lesotho was announced FAO's newest Special Ambassador for Nutrition. He joined Queen Letizia of Spain in this role, who also attended the ...

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  7. Jarvis beats Gomez on day 2 of Roof of AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Motorsport.com

    Graham Jarvis finished the longest day of the Motul Roof of Africa event in front of Alfredo Gomez, who closed a gap of 10 minutes. After completing a short city race in Lesotho's capital city Maseru and an individual time trial on Friday, the difference between the two riders was 10 minutes.

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  8. Malnutrition in the crosshairsRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    ... family farmers and guarantee food-safety, he added. The FAO Director General also announced that King Letsie III of Lesotho is FAO's newest Special Ambassador for Nutrition. Pledging to take up that role with energy and passion, King Letsie welcomed ...

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  9. Fourth Roof of Africa title won't come easy - JarvisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Motorsport.com

    Graham Jarvis is one of the most experienced riders in the Roof of Africa event, but the 41-year-old British Husqvarna rider reckons that it will be tough to come out on top this year. The three-day event in Lesotho kicks off on Thursday with a 3.6-kilometre street course in Maseru and a time trial in the afternoon, followed by two long days of rough terrain in the mountains.

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  10. Prince Harry meets Rihanna in BarbadosRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... visited Barbados in January 2010 when he met with locals and dignitaries, ate spicy food alongside Prince Seeiso of Lesotho, and famously danced the calypso on stage during a charity concert. On his first visit to the hospital he was pictured cooing ...

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  11. Lesotho: Mobile Technology Enabling New Approach to HIV in LesothoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    Travelling clinics enable on-site HIV testing as part of a wider effort to provide basic primary healthcare in remote communities Flying in a small plane to Maseru, the capital of Lesotho, it is easy to see how this tiny mountainous kingdom managed to keep itself independent. Silent, unpopulated plateaux fall into secret ravines, while dirt roads criss-cross the pale land that lies waiting for the rains to come to turn the brown lands green again.

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  12. Lesotho gears up to host one of the world's toughest motocross eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Motorsport.com

    The Motul Roof of Africa off-road competition in Lesotho is considered as one of the toughest challenges a motocross rider can face. A three-day endurance race with an international line-up is about to start.

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  13. Three Ambassadors inaugurated annual International Fest 'One World'at LPURead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | PR Log

    ... Sampy of BBA from Mali, Rinchen Dorji of BBA IT from Bhutan, Lintel Flora Lebona of Physiotherapy from Kingdom of Lesotho, Zaid Abdiwahid of MSc Nutrition & Dietetics Program from Somalia and Anindita Mitra from Bangladesh of MBA program shared ...

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  14. Prince Harry is set to star in a new documentary about LesothoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Mail on Sunday

    ... where he set up a charity to help children living with HIV Prince Harry is set to star in a new documentary about Lesotho - 12 years after he first visited the Aids-stricken southern African nation. The film follows Harry's return to the ...

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  15. .com | Lesotho crisis: PM Mosilili takes his deputy to courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | News24

    Lesotho Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili and Leader of coalition party Democratic Congress is suing members of his National Executive Committee that include his deputy Monyane Moleleki, demanding that they be suspended. Mosisili and three other NEC members filed an urgent application demanding that the Moleleki led faction of 10 NEC members stop acting on behalf of the party, and return the party stamp and letterhead.

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  16. .com | Lesotho parties seal deal for govt of national unity, want Mosisili outRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | News24

    Maseru Lesotho Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili's Democratic Congress party and former prime minister Tom Thabane's All Basotho Convention have confirmed signature of a coalition agreement for a government of national unity. Speaking via telephone from South Africa where he is in exile, Thabane said he and Moleleki - former arch rivals - have put their differences aside to pave the way for unity in the country.

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  17. .com | Top Africa stories: Zim, Swaziland, LesothoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | News24

    ... prime minister Barnabas Dlamini failed to institute an independent investigation over the missing funds. Maseru - Lesotho opposition members of parliament have called the government cowards, after the Speaker of the National Assembly adjourned the ...

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  18. .com | SADC, Lesotho stakeholders meet in MaseruRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | News24

    The Lesotho Chapter of the Media Institute of Southern Africa MISA, is one of the key stakeholders that have met the SADC Oversight Committee appointed to be an early warning mechanism for instability in the mountain kingdom. The Committee, on its first mission in the capital Maseru this week, will oversee constitutional and security sector reforms, and implementation of the recommendations of the SADC Commission of Inquiry that investigated the country's instability, and the death of former army commander Maaparankoe Mahao.

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  19. Visiting Lesotho king receives peace stone from HiroshimaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | The Japan Times

    Visiting Lesotho King Letsie III accepted a peace stone from a Hiroshima-based civic group on Thursday, saying it "signifies the international community's resolve to ensure that the culture of peace is cultivated throughout the world." "I have no doubt in my mind that through this gesture, Lesotho would have contributed toward the international solidarity of conveying to the world the message of peace that is contained in this stone," the king of Lesotho in southern Africa said during a presentation ceremony at a Tokyo hotel.

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  20. .com | Lesotho's 'controversial' amnesty bill on the cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | News24

    A controversial bill intended to grant amnesty to members of the Lesotho disciplined forces and civil servants liable for criminal prosecution for acts including the alleged 2014 coup and the 2015 killing of former army commander Maaparankoe Mahao is on the table. The bill, that covers acts committed from 1 January 2007 to 31 December 2015, was read before the country's national assembly went for Christmas break.

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