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Armistice day: Britain remembers Lesotho's Spitfire gift

Friday, November 11th 2016, 17:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

In recognition of Lesotho's contribution during World War Two, the Spitfire Heritage Trust has gifted a full-sized replica Spitfire plane to the southern African kingdom.
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Wife in S Africa mutilation case killed

Wednesday, October 21st 2015, 22:08
related countries: Denmark Denmark
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A woman due to testify against her Danish husband, who is accused of mutilating women and keeping genitalia parts in a freezer, is shot dead in Lesotho.
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Schoolboy killed by street sign

Friday, July 10th 2015, 11:49
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A boy from Lesotho has died after his face was sliced off by a street sign as he was looking out of a bus window while on a school trip in South Africa.
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VIDEO: Life in Lesotho's textile factories

Monday, April 6th 2015, 5:56

Lesotho's textile industry is the biggest employer in the country, with exports worth $340 million a year.
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VIDEO: Meet Lesotho's award-winning chef

Thursday, March 26th 2015, 20:46

Ska Mirriam Moteane, renowned chef, cookbook author and entrepreneur in the African mountain kingdom of Lesotho came to fame after winning the 2012 award for Gourmand Best African Cookbook in the World.
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Lesotho opposition forms government

Wednesday, March 4th 2015, 17:01

Five opposition parties in Lesotho form a coalition government after snap elections, called after a failed coup, did not produce an outright winner.
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Lesotho set for coalition after vote

Tuesday, March 3rd 2015, 20:57

Lesotho is set for coalition talks after no party gained a majority in elections called after last year's attempted coup.
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Lesotho votes in snap elections

Saturday, February 28th 2015, 17:53

Polling ends and counting is under way in Lesotho, in a snap election aimed at resolving political tensions after an attempted coup last year.
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VIDEO: Ballots cast in Lesotho elections

Saturday, February 28th 2015, 12:58

The people of Lesotho are voting in snap elections called two years early in an effort to restore political stability in the mountain kingdom.
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Lesotho leader's bodyguards shot

Monday, February 2nd 2015, 15:08

Two soldiers who warned Lesotho's prime minister about last year's alleged coup attempt have been shot and another man killed, officials say.
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