COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
Current King: King Letsie III
Population: 2.2 million (UN 2014)
Land Size: 30,355 sq km (11,720 sq miles)
Major Ethic Groups:
- Fri - Sep 22, 2017: Lesotho Slammed for Shutting Down 'Anti-Govt' Radio Station - Report - AllAfrica News: Lesotho
[News24Wire] Lesotho's government has reportedly defended its decision to shut down a privately owned radio station that is seen as being anti-government.
- Tue - Sep 19, 2017: Rugby - All Set for International Rugby Festival - AllAfrica News: Lesotho
[Lesotho Times] THE Federation of Lesotho Rugby (FRL) says all is set for next weekend's Maseru International Sevens tournament at Setsoto Stadium.
- Tue - Sep 19, 2017: Population Passes Two Million Mark - AllAfrica News: Lesotho
[Lesotho Times] LESOTHO'S population breached the two million mark for the first time in the country's history, the preliminary results of the 2016 Population and Housing Census (PHC) show.
- Tue - Sep 19, 2017: Crime Briefs - AllAfrica News: Lesotho
[Lesotho Times] Qacha's Nek
- Tue - Sep 19, 2017: LNOC Appeals to CAS - AllAfrica News: Lesotho
[Lesotho Times] THE Lesotho National Olympic Committee (LNOC) has appealed against the arbitration ruling by Advocate Monaheng Rasekoai directing them to hold fresh elections.