Lesotho is a constitutional monarchy with a democratically elected lower house of parliament. The upper house, the Senate, is comprised of appointed hereditary chiefs and politicians. A prime minister is the head of the government. Geographically, Lesotho is an extremely mountainous developing nation completely surrounded by the country of South Africa. The capital, Maseru, is at 5,000 feet (1,500M) above sea level, and the mountains reach to 11,400 feet (3,500M). Facilities for tourism are limited. A limited number of restaurants are available in Maseru.
The Hardscrabble Business of Chinese Manufacturing in Africa
Right after Irene Yuan Sun graduated from college, she went to Namibia, in southwestern Africa, to teach English at a rural public school ... t heard of a small country in southern Africa called Lesotho, this tiny country that?s sort of like a dot ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 07 Nov 2017 15:39:00 GMT
Improving our grim benchmark in education
Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, the Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zanzibar, and Zimbabwe. Historical performance in reading in English recorded the following 33.2 percent (1999), 33.4 percent (2001), 33.9 ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 13 Nov 2017 14:23:00 GMT
Africa will take China?s place as the next factory of the world
China went from being poorer than Kenya, Lesotho, and Nigeria to rivaling the United ... Some days, the absurdity of what I was doing would hit me: I was teaching irregular English verb conjugations to future subsistence farmers living in an arid plain ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 07 Nov 2017 19:46:00 GMT
Finding Her Voice
Sethunya's home country is Lesotho, a former British colonial enclave surrounded ... who worked at the local radio station and a special-education teacher mother, who graduated from the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom. They lived in a brick ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 15 Nov 2017 10:50:00 GMT
Local woman Elizabeth Behre volunteering with Peace Corps
Behre will live and work in a community in Lesotho, a landlocked country surrounded by South Africa, to improve English language proficiency, raise academic success and develop leadership skills among students and teachers in primary schools.
Publ.Date : Fri, 13 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT
Prince to the rescue of child shepherds in \'Sky Kingdom\'
Julius Majoro, teacher The lesson plans involve math as well as English and Sesotho --- the language of Lesotho. The young men are also being informed about HIV and AIDS. But it's not only about the education. Their eyelids may be heavy after a long day of ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 26 Sep 2013 03:35:22 GMT
Digital stories could hold the key to multilingual literacy for African children
But teaching children ... languages as well as English, French and Portuguese. These stories are collected on an interactive website, The African Storybook Project. The project started in Kenya, Uganda, South Africa and Lesotho and has spread to Niger ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 13 May 2015 21:36:54 GMT
2010 Lesotho teacher awards yield winners with a strong community focus
The winners in the 2010 Lesotho Microsoft Innovative Teachers Forum (ITF) awards were announced at ... Runner-up Lilian Ofori Asare of Phethahatso English Medium Community Primary School's ?Maize as a Main Meal? project involved class five learners ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 04 Nov 2017 11:54:00 GMT
An avenue for social change
Was recruited to teach English. On arrival was assigned to teach high-school ... and began to see it as a way to further my education. Later I saw it as an avenue for social change."
Publ.Date : Sun, 28 Jul 1991 17:00:00 GMT
Playful Costa Rica - Hacienda Sueno Azul, Thursday 2016 November 17
I asked the teacher, Alejandra, if I could show the children the photos I had taken of them, remembering the near pandemonium when showing the students in Lesotho. These children ... of the house spoke fairly good English. He greeted us courteously and ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 19 Nov 2017 13:56:00 GMT