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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
The World Bank's Board of Directors have approved a $ 50 million project to increase the availability of agricultural technologies in Angola and Lesotho.
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, 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 Group has announced that it has created Africa’s first standards-based, commercial 5G service in Lesotho.
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, 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.
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"
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”.
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.
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 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.
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.
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, a telecom and social media solutions provider has partnered with Vodacom Lesotho for the launch of InstaVoice Channels.
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.