To support businesses in debt and lenders that are managing non-performing loan (NPL) portfolios, IFC, asset manager Nimble Group, and South African financial partners launched a facility that will invest in distressed assets in six countries in sub-Saharan Africa, including South Africa.
Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) launched a project to supply five cities in the Kingdom of Lesotho with clean drinking water
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Thabiso Molapo says currently, the key trade policy priority areas include Regional Integration and Export Competitiveness, Trade in Services, Trade Facilitation as well as Trade and Sustainable Development.
The OPEC Fund for International Development has become the largest supporter of a program that will create sustainable livelihoods in Lesotho with a $19 million loan.
Sous le drapeau de l'ONU, le CCI a participé aux Journées européennes du développement 2022, qui, cette année, étaient axées sur la nouvelle stratégie de connectivité de l'Union européenne, Global Gateway.
Under the UN flag, ITC participated at the European Development Days 2022, which this year focused on the European Union’s new connectivity strategy, the Global Gateway.
The data collection tools being used were developed by government stakeholders in the agriculture sector. The registration of farmers is primarily covering their demographic data, main farming practices, and livestock ownership.
Launched more than 14 years ago in Kenya, M-Pesa is today available in Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, DRC, Lesotho, Ghana and Egypt.
The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), will sign more than $1 billion of new economic growth programs in Africa by the end of 2022, underscoring the agency’s work to support the tremendous infrastructure needs.
The African Development Bank approved a loan of $4.25 million to the Lesotho Revenue Authority to provide digital tax services, including e-taxation and e-payment, that will broaden the country’s tax base and boost government revenue.
Andersen Global extends its African presence through a Collaboration Agreement with one of Lesotho’s largest law firms, Webber Newdigate Attorneys, enhancing the organization’s coverage in the southern region of the continent.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), welcomed approval from the Global Environment Facility (GEF), for five FAO-led projects in eight countries, totaling more than $46.6 million in funding.
Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority (TCTA), and the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), announced the conclusion of two loan facility agreements totaling R5.5 billion for the implementation of Phase II of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project.
Netcare, operator of hospitals and healthcare services in South Africa and Lesotho, launched Africa’s first sustainability-linked bond, in partnership with Standard Bank.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a contribution from the People’s Republic of China that has helped WFP reach vulnerable people with food and nutrition assistance.
160,000 poor rural households in Lesotho will benefit from new financing for a project that will boost food security and nutrition, mitigate the impact of climate change and strengthen livelihoods for greater income.
One Thousand & One Voices has announced the successful recapitalization of SanLei, its specialist aquaculture portfolio company headquartered in Lesotho.
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.
Africa Climate Change Fund grants nearly $1 million to support access to climate finance in Benin and Lesotho
The Africa Climate Change Fund (ACCF) has approved a project proposal for a total of $997, 524 to support Benin and Lesotho to access international climate finance.
A record 45 million people across the 16-nation Southern African Development Community (SADC) will be severely food insecure in the next six months, United Nations food agencies have warned.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.