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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Planning HIV Mitigation in Lesotho. This article composed by Sharon Lai, Regina Mpemi, Nancy Romero-Daza, David Himmelgreen, and Ipolto Okello-Uma. This article is a little different then the other two articles not only because it was written by numerous researchers, but also because it focuses on Ethics and different programs which is a massive part of Anthropology and many other social science fields. They study the use of different rhetorical technics and numbers to rely their suggestions…

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