Maseru (Lesotho)

Type: City
Name: Maseru (Lesotho)
Country: Lesotho
Latitude: -29.309999
Longitude: 27.49
population: 194,387
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Lesotho’s law rejects women chiefs

Maseru - Lesotho’s highest court this week "struck a serious blow against women’s rights and gender equality" by ruling that chiefs’ daughters could not themselves become chiefs.The court of appeal upheld a discriminatory section of the Chieftainship ... [Published IOL - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Transport minister urges safety as she launches Cross-Alive at border

BECKER SEMELATransport Minister Dipuo Peters urged motorists and pedestrians to Cross-Alive at the border that links the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho and South Africa.Having officially launched the 2014 Easter Road Safety Campaign on April 10, Peters will ... [Published The New Age Online - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

CJ’s impeachment in three weeks

Chief Justice Michael Ramodibedi is set to know his impeachment trial date soon. In three weeks time, May 12, a pre-trial meeting will be held in Maseru, Lesotho, where he stands accused of various charges.Sources close to his impeachment trial revealed ... [Published Swazi Observer - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

RETOSA: Home of the majestic and mystical Lesotho

Southern Africa is a region known for its majestic beauty. Here, iconic mystical attractions are so plentiful, a traveler is hard pressed to choose what countries to visit and which destinations to delight in. There simply is so much to see and do that ... [Published ETurboNews - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Lesotho: Media Imperative in Setting the Gender Equality Agenda

"The media must be greatly engaged and involved in promotion of gender equality," said Mulupe Majara, Informative Newspaper journalist, who was the first winner in the media category of the '50/50 by 2015 and a strong post 2015 agenda!' summit in Maseru, ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Southern Africa: State Reminds SADC that Gender Equality is Possible

Lesotho ranks highest in the SADC region in having women in political decision making sphere, and this "reminds us that women equal participation is possible and it is important", excitedly said Gender Links Chief Executive Officer, Colleen Lowe-Morna ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Lesotho tourism policy eyes job creation

Copyright : APASun International has launched the Lesotho Sun Mountain Privé, a high-profile wing of the hotel’s gambling facility, reports said.Speaking at the launching ceremony on Tuesday, tourism principal secretary Thato Mohasoa, said while gambling ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Africa: Lesotho - "Model" Project Drains Health Budget

A Dangerous DiversionWill the IFC's flagship health PPP bankrupt Lesotho's Ministry of Health? The Queen 'Mamohato Memorial Hospital was built to replace Lesotho's old main public hospital under a public-private partnership (PPP) - the first of its kind ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

MISA bemoans gender inequality

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE in MASERU, LESOTHO-THE Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) has noted that women are still not being considered as news makers in most countries in the Southern Africa Community Development (SADC) region.And Lesotho Minister ... [Published Times of Zambia - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Rural clinics face closures as a private hospital drains funds

(GIN) — The health budget of one of Africa’s poorest and least healthy countries could be bankrupted by a privately-run hospital envisioned by the World Bank’s private sector arm as the future of African health care.According to a newly-released report ... [Published Michigan Citizen - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

USGS: Earthquake Magnitude 6.9 - Bouvet Island region

© USGSEvent Time2014-04-15 03:57:00 UTC2014-04-15 04:57:00 UTC+01:00 at epicenterLocation53.493°S 9.152°E depth=10.0km (6.2mi)Nearby Cities394km (245mi) ENE of Bouvet Island, Bouvet Island2263km (1406mi) SSW of Hermanus, South Africa2274km (1413mi) SSW ... [Published Sott.net - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Close to 7 000 SA overseas voters registered

Cape Town - Just 6 789 South Africans abroad have registered as voters under the new electoral provisions to cast their ballots overseas – from London to Hanoi in Vietnam, Montevideo in Uruguay, Rwanda’s capital Kigali, Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso and ... [Published Daily News South Africa - Apr 14 2014]

Quotes

"Through its judgment, the Court of Appeal has reaffirmed that women remain second-class citizens in Lesotho."
Peta insisted it concerned "civil and criminal violations of the laws of Lesotho, period"
"The media must be greatly engaged and involved in promotion of gender equality" said Mulupe Majara, Informative Newspaper journalist, who was the first winner in the media category of the '50/50 by 2015 and a strong post 2015 agenda!'...

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Lesotho’s law rejects women chiefs [Published IOL - Apr 19 2014]
Transport minister urges safety as she launches... [Published The New Age Online - Apr 19 2014]
CJ’s impeachment in three weeks [Published Swazi Observer - Apr 19 2014]
RETOSA: Home of the majestic and mystical Lesotho [Published ETurboNews - Apr 18 2014]
The Development Bank of Southern Africa and fin... [Published Southern Times Africa - Apr 17 2014]
Misa condemns ban on Lesotho journalists [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Apr 17 2014]
WCO WORLD CUSTOMS ORGANIZATION : Gender Equalit... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 17 2014]
Lesotho: Media Imperative in Setting the Gender... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 17 2014]
Bad Aid: How a World Bank private financing sch... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 17 2014]
State Reminds SADC that Gender Equality is Poss... [Published Individual.com - Apr 16 2014]
Southern Africa: State Reminds SADC that Gender... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 16 2014]
Women Block Gender Equality Drive in Local Gove... [Published Individual.com - Apr 16 2014]
Women Block Gender Equality Drive in Local Gove... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 16 2014]
Lesotho - "Yes, We Can!" - Lesotho Stands Up Ag... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 16 2014]
Lesotho tourism policy eyes job creation [Published StarAfrica.com - Apr 16 2014]
Lesotho - "Model" Project Drains Health Budget [Published Individual.com - Apr 15 2014]
Africa: Lesotho - "Model" Project Drains Health... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 15 2014]
Rural clinics face closures as a private hospit... [Published Michigan Citizen - Apr 15 2014]
Stong 6.9 Earthquake in the South Atlantic Ocean [Published ETurboNews - Apr 15 2014]
USGS: Earthquake Magnitude 6.9 - Bouvet Island ... [Published Sott.net - Apr 15 2014]
MISA bemoans gender inequality [Published Times of Zambia - Apr 14 2014]
Close to 7 000 SA overseas voters registered [Published Daily News South Africa - Apr 14 2014]
Zim journalists barred from working in Lesotho [Published Bulawayo24 News - Apr 11 2014]
The king’s poultry farm [Published The Friday Times - Apr 11 2014]
Motsoaledi says Netcare project will fail [Published BDlive - Apr 11 2014]
Lesotho's top judge loses bid to stall probe [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Apr 10 2014]
The Development Bank of Southern Africa and fin... [Published Pambazuka News - Apr 10 2014]
Drones used to get medical supplies in roadless... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 10 2014]
Award-winning Sotho film opens at number one [Published Destinyconnect.com - Apr 10 2014]
Ministry, Netcare back Maseru hospital [Published BDlive - Apr 10 2014]
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Bad Aid: How a World Bank private financing sch... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Apr 17 2014]
So much for the theory, here’s a bit of grim aid practice (and some top advocacy) to end aid week here on the blog. Lehlohonolo Chefa, Director of the Lesotho Consumer Protection Association (LCPA) reflects on a week when his organization’s report ...
Combining the worst of both worlds…in the third [Published Firedoglake - Apr 07 2014]
I know that you all are comfortable with the thought that the international banking system is consistent in one thing…delivering quality services to the less privileged. Oh right, this is not an alternative reality. A flagship hospital built in ...
Lesotho: A Dangerous Diversion: Will the IFC’s ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 07 2014]
Source: OxfamCountry: Lesotho “Model hospital” for privatized African health care threatens to swamp country’s budget IFC-supported private hospital project eating up 51% of Lesotho’s health budget A new privately-run hospital supported by the ...
World Water Day Report [Published Ecology Global Network - Mar 22 2014]
United Nations Report Warns Rising Energy Demand Will Stress Fresh Water Resources The world’s fresh water resources will suffer from efforts to meet the growing global demand for energy, concludes the 2014 United Nations World Water Development ...
Lesotho’s Politics Go Pop [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Mar 17 2014]
Lesotho’s Prime Minister and leader of the coalition government Tom Thabane has found love: ‘It is one of the best decisions that I ever made in my entire life,’ the statesman said in a recent newspaper interview  (in Sotho). The circumstances in which ...
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