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Capital: Maseru
Population: 2,067,000
Conventional Name: Kingdom of Lesotho
Chief of State: King Letsie III
Head of State: Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili
National Anthem: Lesotho fatse la bo ntat'a rona (Lesotho, Land of Our Fathers)
Lyrics/Music: Francois Coillard/Ferdinand


The Basotho are a Bantu ethnic group whose ancestors have lived in southern Africa since around the fifth century. The Basotho nation emerged from the ...


Apr 21, 2016 ... Moshoeshoe is seen as the father of the Basotho people as he was responsible for drawing together the scattered Sotho peoples who had ...


Jun 27, 2016 ... Sotho (South Sotho or Basotho) people are concentrated in the Free State, Gauteng and Eastern Cape Provinces, with small groups in Namibia ...


History of the Basotho The emergence of Basotho as a nation occurred around 1818 when King Moshoeshoe (1786-1870) formed alliances with an amalgam of  ...


Jan 28, 2016 ... The Origins of the Basotho Nation. Like with many nations, there are mythical and historical stories of the origin of the Basotho nation. There is ...


The Aranda basotho blanket has a deep cultural significance and history. What makes the Basotho blankets unique is the layout of the design, the various ...


The Basotho Cultural Village in Golden Gate Highlands National Park invites you to experience its unique combination of traditional hospitality and rich artistic ...


Nov 1, 2010 ... Nowadays the Basotho tribal blanket (Seanamarena) is such a common sight in Lesotho, that tourists tend to assume that it was a local ...


At the Basotho Cultural Village you'll experience their lifestyle, hospitality, arts and crafts,riddles,fables and magic tales.