The negative and lasting cumulative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic will be undeniable once the world returns to some semblance of normality. One of the sectors that will be the most severely affected, at all levels, will be Lesotho’s tourism industry. Major employers, including tour operators, airlines, hotels, restaurants, and...
Development planning, Selibe Mochoboroane (SM), has been crisscrossing the country to inspect the state of government projects, in line with the mandate of his ministry which is the focal point for coordination, implementation of national policies and plans aimed at achieving both the national and international initiatives. The ministry has...
Lesotho’s unemployment, poverty and income inequality and other social ills remain pervasive in the face of non-inclusive growth. In the past two weeks, thousands of Basotho youth were seen in long queues at the ministry of home affairs and police headquarters nationwide applying for jobs. Youth unemployment rate in Lesotho...
With the advent of COVID–19 which has brought the world to a complete shutdown, Lesotho’s construction industry has also suffered in more ways than one. The construction of Polihali Dam, which is the centrepiece of Phase II of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project was not spared the wrath of...
The impact of Covid-19 is felt by almost everyone in the business sector, but small medium enterprises have been hit hard by the pandemic, more than medium, large firms and businesses. Some have had to close down their businesses after they ended up consuming stock and capital money during...