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  • Similarities Between HIV And Mycobacterium Tuberculosis

    About 56% of the entire population live below the poverty line (Human Development Report, 2015). The economic growth of the country is heavily reliant on South Africa, which completely surrounds this landlocked enclave. South Africa also imports 25% of the products from Lesotho and invests in natural resources. Economic growth in Lesotho remained low (2.7% in 2015). This corresponds directly to Lesotho’s weak prospects in South Africa, lower Southern Africa Customs Union (SACU) revenues, and lower global growth prospects (BBC News,…

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  • Basotho People And Globalization

    Missionaries started to set up missions with different peoples throughout the country. However, tensions between the Basotho people and the Afrikaner, people of mixed European descent who spoke Dutch, after they settled in the Free State province to the west of Lesotho. In order to prepare for any potential conflict, King Moshoeshoe I reached out to missionaries and asked that they live among the Basotho people. By doing this, Moshoeshoe I hoped that he and his people would have easier access to…

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  • Essay On Lesotho

    Geography Lesotho is a small African country located in the southern portion of Africa. Lesotho is enclaved by the country, South Africa. Lesotho’s natural resources are water, agricultural grazing land, diamonds, sand, clay and building stone. The country’s terrain consists of highlands with plateaus, hills, and mountains. The country is divided into 10 healthcare districts. The mountainous terrain and limited road infrastructure of Lesotho creates a barrier for individuals to access these…

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  • Case Study Of Econet Telecom Lesotho (CRM)

    INTRODUCTION Econet Telecom Lesotho is located in Maseru Lesotho, Kingsway Rd (Opposite Main Post Office). Econet Telecom Lesotho (Pty) Ltd. provides telecommunication services. (www.investing.businessweek.com)It offers fixed and mobile solutions, including post paid and pre-paid, as well as business solutions for corporate organizations, enterprises, and private individuals. The company provides data solutions, such as leased lines, Very-Small-Aperture-Terminal (VSAT), Asymmetric Digital…

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  • Capacity To Aspire Case Study

    However, once the Indian women got together to speak out about their opinions on NGOs a different truth was exposed; that there were many forms of oppression, such as age, culture, religion, and others affecting the women (Nagar 180). The NGOs in the Lesotho case were unsuccessful in “helping’ the Lesotho community due to their lack of the local’s cultural values, which is a clear example of how NGOs tend to fail when they consider themselves as full “experts.” On the other hand, the Alliance in…

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  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Free Trade Agreements

    could result in economic instability (Grimson, 2014). Chapter 1 outlined the fact that even though Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, and Swaziland are third parties in the Trade, Development, and Cooperation Agreement, those countries have become…

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  • A Foucauldian Critique Of James Ferguson's Anti Political Machine

    The book Anti Politics machine is a Foucauldian critique in development. James Ferguson describes different stages of development programs that took place in a small landlocked country called Lesotho completely surrounded by South Africa. It has a population of 2 million where 40% of them live below International Poverty line of US . Thaba-Tseka is a district in Lesotho and its capital Camptown is the only town in the district. Same as it is historically and geographically isolated, the Third…

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  • Reflection On Our Songs Know Who We Are, By Dr. Ysaye

    A Reflection on Symposium 2016 This response primarily rests on my view of music and how Dr. Ysaye’s presentation, Symposium 2016: “Our Songs Know Who We Are”, enlarged my experience of the sense of unity I receive in polyphonic music. A large part of my reflection involves my involvement with music in the Unitarian Church and back in Lesotho. First, I will introduce the readers to Alex Pollard, a choir member with cerebral palsy. [1] Second, I will present a Basotho women’s choir during a…

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  • An Analysis Of Karl Polanyi's Double Movement

    meaning that knowledge produces power; one can be more capable and have more of an advantage with higher education and knowledge. The fourth and last element of discourse is contestation, which just refers to how the subject may always be changed. Due to the fact that cultures are constantly going through different changes, the discourses associated with that culture will also be frequently going through changes. Colonialism and its associated discourses result in the creation of modern…

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  • Escobar's Theoretical Analysis

    places and ourselves as being “developed”, “developing” or “under-developed”. Building on this understanding of development discourse, anthropologists have been able to analyse development along this axes and explain why development policies have so often been detrimental to the communities they supposedly aspire to help. James Ferguson demonstrated in The Anti-Politics Machine how development discourse operates in action in Lesotho, South Africa . Ferguson argues that development discourse…

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