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World Bank funds Lesotho, boosts efforts to improve electricity access
04-02-2020 | 12:52:00
Thousands of Basotho living in rural and peri-urban areas will have better access to reliable and affordable electricity as a result of $40 million in new financing from the World Bank’s International Development Association.
Lesotho reduces poverty, nearly half of population remains poor, World Bank
19-12-2019 | 12:09:00
A new Lesotho Poverty Assessment finds that poverty fell over a 15-year period, but poverty remains widespread with nearly half of the population living in poverty and 75 percent of the population either poor or vulnerable to poverty.
OPEC Fund approves $310m to finance new development projects across the globe
12-12-2019 | 07:05:00
The Governing Board of the OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) has approved US$310 million of new funding to benefit developing countries across the globe.
South Africa concurs with the new UK agreement in the event of no deal Brexit
12-09-2019 | 13:35:00
South Africa, along with five other countries in the Southern African region have concluded a new trade agreement with the United Kingdom (UK) that will allow business to keep trading freely after Brexit.
UK agrees to trade continuity with six African nations
12-09-2019 | 07:58:42
The UK has initialled an Economic Partnership Agreement with the Southern African Customs Union and Mozambique (SACU+M) that will allow business to keep trading freely after Brexit.
Improved infrastructure and financing key for Lesotho to unlock its digital economy, report
10-07-2019 | 06:23:52
E-commerce is a way for small African nations to punch above their weight by boosting economic performance and diversifying income sources. Lesotho exemplifies this potential, a new UNCTAD report show.
South Africa bans livestock imports from Lesotho
05-06-2019 | 06:00:00
The South Africa Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has banned livestock imports and their products from Lesotho into South Africa, following a report of a susceptible anthrax outbreak.
USTDA awards grant to OnePower Lesotho to develop 20MW solar power plant
27-05-2019 | 13:45:24
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency has awarded a feasibility study grant to OnePower Lesotho Limited to develop a 20-megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic power plant in western Lesotho.
New digital visa application tool 'Access UK' launches in South Africa
18-03-2019 | 15:05:11
Through Access UK, customers are now able to book their visa application centre appointment, scan and upload their supporting documentation from the comfort of their own home.
Vodacom partners with Facebook to launch Facebook Flex in Lesotho
14-02-2019 | 09:23:48
Vodacom Lesotho has announced a new partnership with Facebook to launch Facebook Flex, a connectivity service that allows peoples to stay connected with news updates all free of charge.
World Bank injects $50 million to improve agriculture productivity in Angola and Lesotho
28-12-2018 | 11:30:00
Efforts to improve agriculture productivity in Southern Africa got a boost following the World Bank Board approval of a $50 million project to increase the availability of agricultural technologies in Angola and Lesotho.
Angola, Lesotho benefit from $50 million World Bank facility to boost agriculture technologies
20-12-2018 | 10:27:02
The World Bank's Board of Directors have approved a $ 50 million project to increase the availability of agricultural technologies in Angola and Lesotho.
[Lesotho] Implementation of the new urban agenda discussed
09-10-2018 | 07:27:57
On the World Habitat Day, the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftainship Lesotho, and the UN-Habitat jointly hosted an Urban Breakfast dialogue session on Municipal Solid Waste Management.
AfriLabs extends membership to 34 African countries
04-10-2018 | 06:26:49
AfriLabs, the largest network of technology and innovation hubs across Africa, has admitted 23 new hubs into its network making it a total of 123 hubs across 34 African countries.
Vodacom launches Africa’s first commercial 5G service
28-08-2018 | 06:18:36
Vodacom Group has announced that it has created Africa’s first standards-based, commercial 5G service in Lesotho.
ECA launches Zambia STEPS Profile
13-08-2018 | 10:00:00
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Southern Africa Office has launched the Zambia STEPS Profile and the Country Profiles (CPs) for Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Zimbabwe in Lusaka.
Provia Auto launches in 10 countries across Southern African region
12-07-2018 | 13:48:03
ProVia, the safety-focused and reliable budget parts aftermarket brand for commercial vehicle braking systems has announced its launch in 10 countries across the Southern African region.
BBOXX and DC Go partner to provide energy services in Southern Africa
22-06-2018 | 13:17:55
BOXX, a next generation utility, and DC Go, a provider of affordable off-grid electrification, have announced their intention to partner to provide energy services in southern Africa.
Vodacom Lesotho builds on Schools Connectivity Programme with "Pay School Fees with M-Pesa Campaign"
25-05-2018 | 08:06:03
Vodacom Lesotho is building on its established history of supporting education through the School Connectivity Progamme with the “Pay School Fees with M-Pesa Campaign”.
Mozambique joins the Economic Partnership Agreement between the EU and Southern African States
21-02-2018 | 06:15:40
The Economic Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Southern Africa Development Community has become the first regional EPA in Africa to be fully operational after its implementation by Mozambique.
Vodacom unveils the biggest green building in Lesotho in sustainability drive
24-11-2017 | 06:58:17
Telecommunication company Vodacom has launched the biggest green building in Lesotho. Covered with solar panels, the building is carbon neutral and powered by renewable energy at its headquarters in Maseru.
Aon completes sale of businesses in six sub Saharan African countries
09-11-2017 | 09:00:10
Aon Plc the global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk has confirmed it has completed the sale of its shareholding in its employee benefit, insurance and reinsurance brokerage operations in Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Uganda and Zambia.
[Lesotho] One Thousand & One Voices invests in SanLei aquaculture business
31-08-2017 | 05:45:00
One Thousand & One Voices, a U.S. private capital fund has announced its third investment in Sub-Saharan Africa with the acquisition of a specialist aquaculture business in the Kingdom of Lesotho.
SEFA to support first utility scale solar PV project in Lesotho
14-08-2017 | 06:24:34
The African Development Bank managed Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa approved a $ 695,500 grant to NEO I SPV Pty Ltd., a subsidiary of OnePower Lesotho Pty Ltd., to support the preparation of a bankable business case
Kirusa, Vodacom launch InstaVoice in Lesotho
04-05-2017 | 08:26:00
Kirusa, a telecom and social media solutions provider has partnered with Vodacom Lesotho for the launch of InstaVoice Channels.
Panasonic Donates a Total of 1,584 Solar Lanterns to South Africa, Swaziland and Lesotho
27-03-2017 | 07:55:00
Since 2012, Panasonic Corporation has been working on the 100 Thousand Solar Lanterns Project, a project that aims to donate a total of 100 thousand solar lanterns to the world's non-electrified areas by 2018, which is the centennial of Panasonic's foundation.