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2008-07-15 18:00:29

Prince Harry would like to spend more time helping children in Africa. Britain's royal soldier-humanitarian was in the impoverished African kingdom of Lesotho recently to work with Sentebale - the charity he and Lesotho's Prince Seeiso founded in the memory of Harry's late mother, Princess Diana .

2006-05-17 14:04:39

By Lesley Wroughton BUTHA BUTHE, Lesotho (Reuters) - US frontman Bono, in Lesotho on an African tour, visited a rural AIDS clinic on Wednesday that he says shows how global resources can be used to provide HIV/AIDS sufferers with free testing and treatment.

2006-05-17 14:10:00

Irish rock star Bono, in Lesotho on an African tour, visited a rural AIDS clinic on Wednesday that he says shows how global resources can be used to provide HIV/AIDS sufferers with free testing and treatment.

2006-05-16 09:13:50

By Lesley Wroughton MASERU (Reuters) - Irish rock star Bono began a new African tour on Tuesday in Lesotho where he will unveil a new initiative to fight AIDS in its ailing textile industry.

2006-05-16 09:35:15

By Lesley Wroughton MASERU (Reuters) - Irish rock star Bono began a new African tour on Tuesday in Lesotho where he will unveil a new initiative to fight AIDS in its ailing textile industry.

2006-03-17 18:32:37

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Women and girls are far more vulnerable to AIDS than men and need their own U.N. agency to defend them, just as the U.N. children's fund UNICEF protects young people, a top U.N. envoy said on Friday.

2006-03-17 19:20:00

Women and girls are far more vulnerable to AIDS than men and need their own U.N. agency to defend them, just as the U.N. children's fund UNICEF protects young people, a top U.N. envoy said on Friday.

2006-02-21 17:35:36

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The United Nations World Food Program said on Tuesday it had spent nearly $100 million on food purchases in southern Africa in 2005, double the amount it spent in the region in 2004.

2005-09-21 15:33:36

MASERU (Reuters) - Lesotho will likely fail to meet its target of providing 28,000 HIV patients with life-prolonging drugs by the end of the year as part of a global attempt to boost AIDS treatment, the United Nations said on Wednesday.

2005-07-18 11:36:33

By Ntsau Lekhetho MASERU (Reuters) - Lesotho will cease to exist unless it can tackle an HIV rate of around 30 percent, former U.S. President Bill Clinton said on Monday as he opened a clinic in the impoverished mountain kingdom's capital.


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2007-12-21 11:03:40

The Grey Rhebok or Grey Rhebuck (Pelea capreolus), is a species of antelope endemic to South Africa, Zimbabwe, Lesotho and Swaziland. They prefer grassy, mountainous habitat They are also known as the Vaal Rhebok or Vaalribbok. Rheboks carry a woolly grey coat to insulate them from the cold of their habitat. Only the males carry the straight horns. Males become extremely aggressive during the breeding season.

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2007-10-22 08:19:01

The Bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus), is a species of antelope found in South Africa and Lesotho. It is found along coastal lands within shrubland and heathland vegetation. They are diurnal, though they rest during the heat of the day. Herds contain only males, only females or are mixed and do not exceed forty animals. They were once killed as pests and were almost extinct, but have since recovered. The Bontebok stands 31.5 to 39.5 inches at the shoulder and weighs between 110 and 200...

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2006-03-01 10:04:48

The Cape Griffon or Cape Vulture (Gyps coprotheres) is an Old World vulture in the family Accipitridae. It is common to southern Africa, and is found mainly in South Africa, Lesotho and Botswana. They nest on cliffs and typically lay one egg per year. The species is listed as "Vulnerable", and the IUCN Conservation Status is (VU A1ade+2de, C1+2b). The major problems it faces are poisoning, disturbance at breeding colonies and electrocution. The current population is estimated at 8,000.

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