COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
Current King: King Letsie III
Population: 1,969,334 (2020)
Land Size: 30,355 sq km (11,720 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Wed - Oct 6, 2021: UK's Africa Minister Jets in for Maiden Visit - AllAfrica News: Lesotho
[Lesotho Times] THE United Kingdom (UK)'s Minister for Africa, Vicky Ford, jetted into the country yesterday for her maiden visit aimed at strengthening relationships between the two nations.
- Wed - Oct 6, 2021: Lesotho Electricity Company Granted 10% Electricity Tariff Hike - AllAfrica News: Lesotho
[Lesotho Times] CONSUMERS will have to dig deeper into their pockets to pay for electricity with effect from tomorrow.
- Tue - Oct 5, 2021: Bring On the Covid-19 Passports - Vox Pop - AllAfrica News: Lesotho
[Lesotho Times] Lesotho has comfortably surpassed the World Health Organisation (WHO)'s target for countries to have jabbed at least 10 percent of their people against Covid-19 by the end of September 2021.
- Tue - Oct 5, 2021: CBS Scoops Four Excellence Awards - AllAfrica News: Lesotho
[Lesotho Times] Computer Business Solutions (CBS) yesterday won four awards at this year's edition of the PMR Africa Awards.
- Mon - Oct 4, 2021: Lesotho National Day - 2021 - AllAfrica News: Lesotho
[State Department] On behalf of the United States of America, I am pleased to send congratulations to the people of the Kingdom of Lesotho as you commemorate your 55th Independence Day.