Lesotho Latest News
Thousands of farmers marched to parliament to protest against the regulations that force them to sell their mohair and wool to a Chinese broker. A monopoly deal was signed with the Chinese in 2018.
After much speculation and campaigning, the dust has finally started to settle on the 2019 elections (although we have still yet to see President Ramaphosa's new Cabinet). Now that the voting is over, the stats shed some light.
Prince Harry visited Lesotho to attend the opening of a new school his charity helped donate. The Sentebale charity is very involved in Lesotho. Prince Harry and Prince Seeiso of Lesotho co-founded the charity.
A group from Lesotho has sent a petition to Queen Elizabeth II to facilitate the return of land that was taken from them in 1854. The group call themselves the Basotho Petitioners and they hope she will clear the way for them.
A Lesotho artist, Mahlomola “Seeizy” Seihleko, has begun to attract a small measure of fame for his amazing works of art created entirely out of salt. His subjects range from movie characters to Hip Hop artists.
Gospel singer Sechaba Pali is no longer a bachelor. He married Tumi Makapalla after dating for seven months. However, despite reports claiming he was married to his former manager, Pali said Makapalla is his first wife.