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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

Sotho people - Wikipedia


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 ...

The Basotho | South African History Online


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 ...

Sotho (South Sotho or Basotho) | South African History Online


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 ...

Truths About Sotho People, Language and Culture


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

The Origin of the Basotho Nation - LESEDIFM

www.lesedifm.co.za/sabc/home/lesedifm/notices/details?id=5e9055d2-b7c8-4615-a839-c16d6cb1c77a&title=The Origin of the Basotho Nation

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 ...

Culture of Lesotho - history, people, clothing, women, beliefs, food ...


The Basotho hat, a conical woven hat with a distinctive topknot, is a symbol of Lesotho's unification. It depicts a mountaintop, conical and topknotted, which is ...

Aranda is the proud and sole manufacturer of the Basotho heritage ...


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 ...

About Lesotho - History of the Basotho - Lesotho Embassy


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  ...

Sesotho Web : Basotho in Lesotho


Basotho in Lesotho. Sotho speaking peoples have been in Southern Africa since around 1400 after moving to this area from central parts of Africa. The Basotho ...