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  • Pope Francis
    Pope appeals for peace and calm in African Kingdom of Lesotho
    In his Sunday Angelus Address today, Pope Francis made a special plea for peace in the tiny African Kingdom of Lesotho, a small nation completely surrounded by South Africa, after an apparent attemptedcoup d'etat in the Kingdom by members of...
  • Prince Harry's charity provides hearing aids and more for children in Lesotho
    Prince Harry's charity provides hearing aids and more for children in Lesotho
    Prince Harry and Prince Seeiso of Lesotho, Africa founded the charity Sentebale whose work is to help 1.8 million citizens of Lesotho, Africa. Sentebale means “forget-me-not” in Sesotho, the language of Lesotho. The average life...
  • Japan makes donation to fight hunger in Lesotho
    Japan makes donation to fight hunger in Lesotho
    The government of Japan has just donated US $ 2 million dollars to the UN World Food Programme (WFP) in Lesotho. The donations will help WFP sponsor Food for Work projects that improve agricultural production and community resources.Around one in...
  • Prince Harry hosts Sentebale gala
    Prince Harry hopes his ‘mother would be proud’
    HRH Prince Harry delivered a moving speech this evening at a 250 plate gala dinnerbenefitinghis Sentebale charity. The organization was founded by Harry and Lesotho’s Prince Seeiso with a name that means “forget me not,” an...
  • WFP Food Aid for Southern Africa
    Hunger season strikes Southern Africa
    The UN World Food Programme (WFP) said today it's scaling up efforts to feed 3.5 million people in the worst drought hit areas of Southern Africa. Malawi, Zimbabwe and Lesotho are the hardest hit countries.Lack of rain has meant poor crop...
  • Hunger emergency escalates in Lesotho
    Hunger emergency escalates in Lesotho
    The number of people suffering from hunger in Lesotho has risen sharply this year according to new findings released by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Around 39 percent of Lesotho's population will need humanitarian assistance...
  • Secretary-General Views Effects of Climate Change on Kiribati
    Climate change: Lesotho faces food crisis, ocean threatens to swallow Kiribati
    Fearing that climate change could wipe out their entire Pacific archipelago, the leaders of Kiribati are considering an unusual backup plan: moving the populace to Fiji.On the African continent, Lesotho is facing a food security crisis as changing...
  • Prince William and Prince Harry
    Prince Harry and Prince William duke it out at Sentebale polo match
    Princes William and Harry competed against one another at polo yesterday afternoon, representing Tusk Trust and Sentebale respectively. They were playing the Sentebale Cup Match, which had been postponed from its original date and venue, March and...
  • Trash bag
    South African men arrested with bag of body parts
    Three men in South Africa were arrested Saturday after police discovered the men carrying a plastic bag full of body parts. Free State police in South Africa confirmed that two of the men were from the town of Lesotho and the third was a Chinese...