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    U.S. on Killing of Lesotho's Former Army Commander

    The United States is deeply concerned about the fatal shooting on June 25 of former Lesotho Defense Force Commander Maaparankoe Mahao and conveys our heartfelt condolences to his family.

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    Seven Schools Receive SSH Grants

    Ambassador Matthew Harrington awarded seven schools and training centers with Special Self-Help grants worth $54,000 (approximately M655,000) at a signing ceremony held June 25, 2015, under the U.S. Ambassador's Special Self-Help Fund.

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    USTR Stricler Visits Lesotho

    Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Textiles Gail Strickler visited Lesotho on June 16 to highlight the successful partnership between the United States and Lesotho under AGOA. Ambassador Harrington joined her in one of the textile factory tours in Maseru.

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  • Introducing YALI 2015 Finalists

    Introducing YALI 2015 Finalists

    Ambassador Matthew Harrington introduced five participants from Lesotho for the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, June 8, 2015. They are part of the 500 African youth leaders arriving in the U.S. for the second year of the program this summer.

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  • PEPFAR Funds New TB Clinic

    PEPFAR Funds New TB Clinic

    PEPFAR-Lesotho Coordinator Reuben Haylett performed the groundbreaking at the construction site of the new $1.4 million TB facility at Makoanyane Military Baracks, May 19, 2015. Defense Minister Tseliso Mokhosi was also present at the event.


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    PC-L Peace Corps Lesotho
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    AGOA African Growth Opportunity Act
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    MCA-L Millenium Challenge Account - Lesotho
    PEPFAR President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief

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Lesotho Human Rights Report 2013

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