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News: Lesotho

We have started to collect the most important news related to Lesotho in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Lesotho to offer free HIV tests

Tuesday, November 29th 2005, 1:37

Lesotho is to offer free HIV testing to all its citizens in an attempt to curb the spread of Aids.
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Prince Harry's Lesotho launch

Friday, April 28th 2006, 4:41

Prince Harry vows to carry on his mother's work in the fight against Aids, through a Lesotho charity for orphans.
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Lesotho unfurls 'peaceful' flag

Wednesday, October 4th 2006, 10:57

Lesotho marks 40 years of independence by replacing a shield and spear with a traditional hat on its flag.
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Massive diamond bought for $12m

Monday, October 9th 2006, 15:22
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Antwerp

One of the world's largest diamonds, the "Lesotho Promise", is sold for $12.4m in the Belgian city of Antwerp.
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UK firm accused of Lesotho bribes

Monday, December 11th 2006, 15:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A UK firm is accused of paying bribes to Lesotho officials linked to a huge water and electricity project.
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Lesotho holds legislative polls

Saturday, February 17th 2007, 19:55

The southern African kingdom of Lesotho votes in what is expected to be a closely fought parliamentary election.
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Poll strike closes Lesotho city

Monday, March 19th 2007, 15:47
related places: Maseru

The Lesotho capital, Maseru, is deserted following a call by opposition parties for three days of action.
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S Africa police helicopter crash

Wednesday, November 21st 2007, 14:48
related countries: South Africa South Africa

One policeman is killed as a South African helicopter patrolling the border with Lesotho crashes.
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'Keyhole gardens'

Tuesday, June 3rd 2008, 12:01

The home-grown Lesotho innovation to fend off hunger
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Massive 478-carat diamond unearthed at mine in Lesotho

Sunday, September 21st 2008, 21:14

A huge gem stone, which could become the largest ever polished round diamond, is unearthed in Lesotho, a mining company says.
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