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  • Mozambique to Supply Electricity to Lesotho
    Posted on December 1, 2016 at 5:22 am

    [AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's publicly-owned electricity company, EDM, and the Lesotho Electricity Company (LEC), signed a memorandum in Maputo on Tuesday, under which EDM will sell electricity to Lesotho as from January. […]

  • Mobile Technology Enabling New Approach to HIV in Lesotho
    Posted on November 30, 2016 at 10:58 am

    [Thomson Reuters Foundation] Travelling clinics enable on-site HIV testing as part of a wider effort to provide basic primary healthcare in remote communities […]

  • Kabaka Wants Compensation for Kigo Land, Unra Summoned
    Posted on November 29, 2016 at 8:29 am

    [Independent (Kampala)] The High Court - Land division on Monday summoned Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) to respond to claims that it illegally paid sh530 million to Kigo Government Primary School as compensation for land owned by the Kabaka of Buganda. […]

  • Lesotho's Prime Minister for Cooperation in Mechanical, Pharmaceutical Industries
    Posted on November 28, 2016 at 1:17 pm

    [Algerie Presse Service] CONSTANTINE -Lesotho's Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili called Sunday, in Constantine, for an economic cooperation with Algeria notably in the mechanical and pharmaceutical industries. […]

  • Results of Malabo Forum Broached By Messahel, Lesotho's Foreign Minister
    Posted on November 28, 2016 at 11:46 am

    [Algerie Presse Service] Minister of Maghreb Affairs, African Union and Arab League Abdelkader Messahel underlined Saturday, in Algiers, that he broached with Lesotho's Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Relations Mamphono Khaketla, the results of the last Africa-Arab Summit which was held in Malabo (Equatorial Guinea). […]

  • Lesotho Crisis - PM Mosilili Takes His Deputy to Court
    Posted on November 28, 2016 at 10:37 am

    [News24Wire] Lesotho Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili and Leader of coalition party Democratic Congress is suing members of his National Executive Committee (NEC) that include his deputy Monyane Moleleki, demanding that they be suspended. […]

  • Prime Minister of Lesotho On Working Visit to Algeria As From Saturday
    Posted on November 25, 2016 at 3:17 pm

    [Algerie Presse Service] ALGIERS -Prime Minister of Lesotho, Pakalitha Mosisili, will pay a working visit to Algeria from 26 to 29 November. […]

  • Lesotho Parties Seal Deal for Govt of National Unity, Want Mosisili Out
    Posted on November 25, 2016 at 1:48 pm

    [News24Wire] Lesotho Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili's Democratic Congress (DC) party and former prime minister Tom Thabane's All Basotho Convention have confirmed signature of a coalition agreement for a government of national unity. […]

  • SADC, Lesotho Stakeholders Meet in Maseru
    Posted on November 25, 2016 at 8:34 am

    [News24Wire] The Lesotho Chapter of the Media Institute of Southern Africa - MISA, is one of the key stakeholders that have met the SADC Oversight Committee appointed to be an early warning mechanism for instability in the mountain kingdom. […]

  • Lesotho's 'Controversial' Amnesty Bill On the Cards
    Posted on November 24, 2016 at 2:52 pm

    [News24Wire] A controversial bill intended to grant amnesty to members of the Lesotho disciplined forces and civil servants liable for criminal prosecution for acts including the alleged 2014 coup and the 2015 killing of former army commander Maaparankoe Mahao is on the table. […]

  • 'Frustrated' Lesotho Opposition Labels Govt 'Cowards'
    Posted on November 24, 2016 at 9:56 am

    [News24Wire] Lesotho opposition members of parliament have called the government cowards, after the Speaker of the National Assembly adjourned the house for Christmas without debate. […]

  • Lesotho's Democratic Congress Faction 'Pulls Out' of Coalition Govt
    Posted on November 11, 2016 at 11:39 am

    [News24Wire] A faction of the National Executive Committee of Lesotho's prime minister Pakalithi Mosisili's Democratic Congress party has reportedly announced that it is withdrawing from the country's coalition government. […]

  • Can SADC Pass the Lesotho-Test?
    Posted on November 9, 2016 at 10:38 am

    [Daily Maverick] At the end of October, the Lesotho Court of Appeal gave judgment in an important case relating to efforts by the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) to bring peace to Lesotho. The extent to which SADC is able to act following the judgment may have lasting implications for Lesotho and SADC's own reputation in defending "democracy, peace, security and stability", as framed in its establishing treaty. By ANNABEL RAW. […]

  • Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa Meets Exiled Lesotho Opposition Political Leaders
    Posted on November 7, 2016 at 3:11 pm

    [SA Govt] SADC Facilitator Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa met exiled Lesotho opposition political leaders […]

  • Exiled Lesotho Opposition Leaders Meet
    Posted on November 7, 2016 at 6:46 am

    [News24Wire] Southern African Development Community (SADC) Facilitator, South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has met with opposition leaders from Lesotho over the ongoing peace and stability efforts in that country. […]

  • Deputy President Meets With Lesotho Leaders
    Posted on November 6, 2016 at 5:30 pm

    [SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has met with the three exiled leaders of Lesotho's opposition political parties. […]

  • MOU to Strengthen Relations Between SA, Lesotho
    Posted on November 4, 2016 at 1:50 pm

    [SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -South Africa and Lesotho on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in the field of governance and public administration. […]

  • Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi Signs MOU On Cooperation With His Lesotho Counterpart
    Posted on November 4, 2016 at 1:47 pm

    [SA Govt] Minister for the Public Service and Administration, Advocate Ngoako Ramatlhodi signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in the field of governance and public administration with the Kingdom of Lesotho Minister of Public Service, Mr Tsukutlane Au in Pretoria. […]

  • Leaders Deliberate On Lesotho, DR Congo Peace
    Posted on November 4, 2016 at 9:57 am

    [Daily News] Consolidation of peace, security and political stability in Lesotho and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) dominated the Southern African Development Community (SADC) meeting in Dar es Salaam yesterday. […]

  • Lesotho Court of Appeal Decision On SADC Commission of Inquiry
    Posted on November 3, 2016 at 8:08 am

    [SALC] On Friday 28 October 2016, the Lesotho Court of Appeal, per Farlam AP, handed down judgment in the case of Tefo Hashatsi v Prime Minister and 5 Others. […]

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  • Fake U.S. embassy in Ghana shut down after decade issuing visas
    Posted on December 4, 2016 at 12:13 pm

    ACCRA (Reuters) - Authorities in Ghana have busted a fake U.S. embassy in the capital Accra run by a criminal network that for a decade issued illegally obtained authentic visas, the U.S. State Department said. […]

  • Nigeria and Morocco sign gas pipeline deal to link Africa to Europe
    Posted on December 4, 2016 at 7:39 am

    ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria and Morocco have signed a joint venture to construct a gas pipeline that will connect the two nations as well as some other African countries to Europe, Nigeria's minister of foreign affairs said on Saturday. […]

  • Surprise winner of Gambia poll eyes new cabinet, reforms
    Posted on December 4, 2016 at 7:27 am

    BANJUL (Reuters) - The winner of Gambia's presidential election told Reuters on Saturday he was keen to form a new cabinet to get cracking with reforms, a day after veteran leader Yahya Jammeh stunned the tiny west African nation by conceding defeat. […]

  • Morocco arrests suspected militant involved in French plot
    Posted on December 4, 2016 at 7:12 am

    RABAT (Reuters) - Moroccan authorities have arrested a suspected militant accused of acting as an intermediary between Islamic State commanders and a cell dismantled by French authorities last month, the Interior Ministry said on Saturday. […]

  • Egypt refers two officials to court for migrant boat capsizing
    Posted on December 4, 2016 at 6:47 am

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt has referred two maritime inspection officials to trial for their role in the capsizing of a migrant ship that led to the death of over 200 earlier this year, state news agency MENA reported on Saturday. […]

  • South Africa's Zuma asks court to set aside influence-peddling report
    Posted on December 4, 2016 at 6:43 am

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma has asked the High Court to set aside a report by an anti-corruption watchdog that called for a judicial inquiry into alleged influence-peddling in his government, the president's office said on Saturday. […]

  • Gabon postpones legislative elections citing lack of money
    Posted on December 3, 2016 at 1:21 pm

    LIBREVILLE (Reuters) - Gabon has postponed legislative elections set for Dec. 27 until next July because of a lack of money, the interior ministry said in a statement on Saturday. […]

  • "Unprecedented" numbers face severe hunger in South Sudan - U.N
    Posted on December 3, 2016 at 7:37 am

    ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Some 3.6 million people in South Sudan face severe food shortages - the highest levels ever experienced at harvest time - and the crisis is likely to worsen when food from the current harvest runs out next year, the World Food Programme (WFP) said. […]

  • Angola's Dos Santos not up for re-election in 2017 -party document
    Posted on December 3, 2016 at 6:54 am

    LUANDA (Reuters) - Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who has been in power since 1979, will not stand for re-election at national polls due to be held next year, a ruling party document showed on Friday. […]

  • Gambians celebrate after voting out "billion year" leader
    Posted on December 3, 2016 at 6:49 am

    BANJUL (Reuters) - Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh, who once vowed to rule the tiny West African nation for "a billion years", said he had accepted his shock election defeat on Friday, 22 years after seizing power in a coup. […]

  • Lesotho Food Inflation
    Posted by Central Bank of Lesotho on December 5, 2016 at 3:34 am

    Cost of food in Lesotho increased 10.70 percent in September of 2016 over the same month in the previous year. Food Inflation in Lesotho averaged 7.70 percent from 2003 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 18.72 percent in January of 2003 and a record low of 0.67 percent in December of 2003. . This page provides - Lesotho Food Inflation - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. […]

  • Lesotho Inflation Rate
    Posted by Lesotho Bureau of Statistics on December 5, 2016 at 3:34 am

    The inflation rate in Lesotho was recorded at 5.70 percent in October of 2016. Inflation Rate in Lesotho averaged 7.80 percent from 2002 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 35.14 percent in October of 2002 and a record low of 2 percent in April of 2015. In Lesotho, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. This page provides - Lesotho Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. […]

  • Lesotho Personal Income Tax Rate
    Posted by Ministry of Finance on December 4, 2016 at 7:39 pm

    The Personal Income Tax Rate in Lesotho stands at 30 percent. Personal Income Tax Rate in Lesotho averaged 34.50 percent from 2006 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 35 percent in 2007 and a record low of 30 percent in 2015. Personal Income Tax Rate in Lesotho is reported by the Ministry of Finance. In Lesotho, the Personal Income Tax Rate is a tax collected from individuals and is imposed on different sources of income like labor, pensions, interest and dividends. The benchmark we use refers to the Top Marginal Tax Rate for individuals. Revenues from the Personal Income Tax Rate are an important source of income for the government of Lesotho. This page provides the latest reported value for - Lesotho Personal Income Tax Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. […]

  • Lesotho Corporate Tax Rate
    Posted by Commissioner of Income Tax on December 1, 2016 at 7:29 pm

    The Corporate Tax Rate in Lesotho stands at 25 percent. Corporate Tax Rate in Lesotho averaged 27.50 percent from 2004 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 35 percent in 2005 and a record low of 25 percent in 2007. Corporate Tax Rate in Lesotho is reported by the Commissioner of Income Tax. In Lesotho, the Corporate Income tax rate is a tax collected from companies. Its amount is based on the net income companies obtain while exercising their business activity, normally during one business year. The benchmark we use refers to the highest rate for Corporate Income. Revenues from the Corporate Tax Rate are an important source of income for the government of Lesotho. This page provides - Lesotho Corporate Tax Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. […]

  • Lesotho Terrorism Index
    Posted by Institute for Economics and Peace on November 23, 2016 at 7:21 pm

    Terrorism Index in Lesotho increased to 0.89 in 2015 from 0 in 2014. Terrorism Index in Lesotho averaged 0.30 from 2002 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 1.47 in 2009 and a record low of 0 in 2003. Terrorism Index in Lesotho is reported by the Institute for Economics and Peace. The Global Terrorism Index measures the direct and indirect impact of terrorism, including its effects on lives lost, injuries, property damage and the psychological aftereffects. It is a composite score that ranks countries according to the impact of terrorism from 0 (no impact) to 10 (highest impact). […]

  • Lesotho Government Debt to GDP
    Posted by Central Bank of Lesotho on November 23, 2016 at 7:21 pm

    Lesotho recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 57.30 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2015. Government Debt to GDP in Lesotho averaged 54.12 percent from 1990 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 88.66 percent in 1990 and a record low of 36.90 percent in 2011. Government Debt to GDP in Lesotho is reported by the Central Bank of Lesotho. Government Budget is an itemized accounting of the payments received by government (taxes and other fees) and the payments made by government (purchases and transfer payments). A budget deficit occurs when an government spends more money than it takes in. The opposite of a budget deficit is a budget surplus. This page provides the latest reported value for - Lesotho Government Debt to GDP - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. […]

  • Lesotho Government Budget
    Posted by Central Bank of Lesotho on November 23, 2016 at 7:21 pm

    Lesotho recorded a Government Budget surplus equal to 1 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2014. Government Budget in Lesotho averaged 2.09 percent of GDP from 1990 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 11.60 percent of GDP in 2007 and a record low of -6.10 percent of GDP in 2011. Government Budget in Lesotho is reported by the Central Bank of Lesotho. Government Budget is an itemized accounting of the payments received by government (taxes and other fees) and the payments made by government (purchases and transfer payments). A budget deficit occurs when an government spends more money than it takes in. The opposite of a budget deficit is a budget surplus. This page provides - Lesotho Government Budget - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. […]

  • Lesotho | Credit Rating
    Posted on November 23, 2016 at 6:41 am

    Fitch's credit rating for Lesotho was last reported at B+ with stable outlook. In general, a credit rating is used by sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and other investors to gauge the credit worthiness of Lesotho thus having a big impact on the country's borrowing costs. This page includes the government debt credit rating for Lesotho as reported by major credit rating agencies. […]

  • Lesotho Money Supply M2
    Posted by Central Bank of Lesotho on November 21, 2016 at 11:39 am

    Money Supply M2 in Lesotho increased to 10646.60 Million LSL in the second quarter of 2016 from 9829.40 Million LSL in the first quarter of 2016. Money Supply M2 in Lesotho averaged 5610.12 Million LSL from 2003 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 10646.60 Million LSL in the second quarter of 2016 and a record low of 2191.30 Million LSL in the first quarter of 2003. Money Supply M2 in Lesotho is reported by the Central Bank of Lesotho. . This page provides - Lesotho Money Supply M2- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. […]

  • Lesotho External Debt
    Posted by Central Bank of Lesotho on November 21, 2016 at 11:37 am

    External Debt in Lesotho decreased to 12129.70 Million LSL in the second quarter of 2016 from 12300 Million LSL in the first quarter of 2016. External Debt in Lesotho averaged 6074.29 Million LSL from 2003 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 12406.90 Million LSL in the fourth quarter of 2015 and a record low of 1442.80 Million LSL in the fourth quarter of 2004. External Debt in Lesotho is reported by the Central Bank of Lesotho. . This page provides - Lesotho External Debt- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. […]

  • Lesotho Competitiveness Index
    Posted by World Economic Forum on November 21, 2016 at 11:37 am

    Lesotho scored 3.57 points out of 7 on the 2016-2017 Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum. Competitiveness Index in Lesotho averaged 3.46 Points from 2007 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 3.73 Points in 2015 and a record low of 3.19 Points in 2013. Competitiveness Index in Lesotho is reported by the World Economic Forum. The most recent 2014-2015 edition of Global Competitiveness Report assesses 144 economies. The report is made up of over 110 variables, of which two thirds come from the Executive Opinion Survey representing the sample of business leaders, and one third comes from publicly available sources such as the United Nations. The variables are organized into twelve pillars with the most important including: institutions, infrastructure, macroeconomic framework, health and primary education and higher education and training. The GCI score varies between 1 and 7 scale, higher average score means higher degree of competitiveness. This page provides the latest reported value for - Lesotho Competitiveness Index - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. […]

  • Lesotho Cpi Transportation
    Posted by Central Bank of Lesotho on November 21, 2016 at 11:37 am

    Cpi Transportation in Lesotho increased to 128.46 Index Points in September from 128.45 Index Points in August of 2016. Cpi Transportation in Lesotho averaged 113.32 Index Points from 2009 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 128.64 Index Points in July of 2016 and a record low of 93.80 Index Points in March of 2009. Cpi Transportation in Lesotho is reported by the Central Bank of Lesotho. This page provides - Lesotho Cpi Transportation- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. […]

  • Lesotho Current Account to GDP
    Posted by Central Bank of Lesotho on November 21, 2016 at 11:37 am

    Lesotho recorded a Current Account deficit of 8.40 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2015. Current Account to GDP in Lesotho averaged -4.08 percent from 1975 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 14.65 percent in 1994 and a record low of -39.67 percent in 1995. Current Account to GDP in Lesotho is reported by the Central Bank of Lesotho. The Current account balance as a percent of GDP provides an indication on the level of international competitiveness of a country. Usually, countries recording a strong current account surplus have an economy heavily dependent on exports revenues, with high savings ratings but weak domestic demand. On the other hand, countries recording a current account deficit have strong imports, a low saving rates and high personal consumption rates as a percentage of disposable incomes. This page provides - Lesotho Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. […]

  • Lesotho Corruption Index
    Posted by Transparency International on November 21, 2016 at 11:37 am

    Lesotho scored 44 points out of 100 on the 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International. Corruption Index in Lesotho averaged 38.27 Points from 2005 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 49 Points in 2013 and a record low of 32 Points in 2006. Corruption Index in Lesotho is reported by the Transparency International. The Corruption Perceptions Index ranks countries and territories based on how corrupt their public sector is perceived to be. A country or territory’s score indicates the perceived level of public sector corruption on a scale of 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). This page provides the latest reported value for - Lesotho Corruption Index - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. […]

  • Ease of Doing Business in Lesotho
    Posted by World Bank on November 21, 2016 at 11:37 am

    Ease of Doing Business in Lesotho improved to 100 in 2016 from 112 in 2015. Ease of Doing Business in Lesotho averaged 126.67 from 2008 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 143 in 2011 and a record low of 100 in 2016. Ease of Doing Business in Lesotho is reported by the World Bank. The Ease of doing business index ranks countries against each other based on how the regulatory environment is conducive to business operationstronger protections of property rights. Economies with a high rank (1 to 20) have simpler and more friendly regulations for businesses. This page includes a chart with historical data for Ease of Doing Business in Lesotho. […]

  • Lesotho GDP per capita
    Posted by World Bank on November 21, 2016 at 11:37 am

    The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Lesotho was last recorded at 1226.60 US dollars in 2014. The GDP per Capita in Lesotho is equivalent to 10 percent of the world's average. GDP per capita in Lesotho averaged 629.08 USD from 1960 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 1226.60 USD in 2014 and a record low of 244.96 USD in 1960. GDP per capita in Lesotho is reported by the World Bank. The GDP per capita is obtained by dividing the country’s gross domestic product, adjusted by inflation, by the total population. This page provides the latest reported value for - Lesotho GDP per capita - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. […]

  • Lesotho Exports
    Posted by Central Bank of Lesotho on November 21, 2016 at 11:37 am

    Exports in Lesotho increased to 3379.45 LSL Million in the second quarter of 2016 from 3223.37 LSL Million in the first quarter of 2016. Exports in Lesotho averaged 1612.29 LSL Million from 2001 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 3379.45 LSL Million in the second quarter of 2016 and a record low of 476.79 LSL Million in the first quarter of 2001. Exports in Lesotho is reported by the Central Bank of Lesotho. Lesotho main exports are clothing (40 percent of total exports) and diamonds (22 percent). Others include: road vehicles, water, wool and tobacco. Main export partners are: the United States (35 percent) and South Africa (30 percent) followed by Belgium and Canada. This page provides the latest reported value for - Lesotho Exports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. […]

  • Lesotho Unemployment Rate
    Posted by Central Bank of Lesotho on November 21, 2016 at 11:37 am

    Unemployment Rate in Lesotho decreased to 25.30 percent in 2008 from 27.30 percent in 1999. Unemployment Rate in Lesotho averaged 30.63 percent from 1997 until 2008, reaching an all time high of 39.30 percent in 1997 and a record low of 25.30 percent in 2008. Unemployment Rate in Lesotho is reported by the Central Bank of Lesotho. . This page provides the latest reported value for - Lesotho Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. […]

  • Deposit Interest Rate in Lesotho
    Posted by World Bank on November 21, 2016 at 11:37 am

    Deposit Interest Rate in Lesotho decreased to 2.30 percent in 2015 from 2.73 percent in 2014. Deposit Interest Rate in Lesotho averaged 7.67 percent from 1981 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 13.34 percent in 1995 and a record low of 2.30 percent in 2015. Deposit Interest Rate in Lesotho is reported by the World Bank. The Deposit Interest Rate is the average rate paid by commercial banks to individuals or corporations on deposits. This page includes a chart with historical data for Deposit Interest Rate in Lesotho. […]

  • Lesotho Population
    Posted by World Bank on November 21, 2016 at 11:37 am

    The total population in Lesotho was estimated at 2.1 million people in 2015, according to the latest census figures. Looking back, in the year of 1960, Lesotho had a population of 0.9 million people. The population of Lesotho represents 0.03 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 3185 people on the planet is a resident of Lesotho. This page provides the latest reported value for - Lesotho Population - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. […]

  • Lesotho Current Account
    Posted by Central Bank of Lesotho on November 21, 2016 at 11:37 am

    Lesotho recorded a Current Account deficit of 599.82 LSL Million in the second quarter of 2016. Current Account in Lesotho averaged -277.98 LSL Million from 2003 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 829.12 LSL Million in the second quarter of 2008 and a record low of -2059.61 LSL Million in the first quarter of 2012. Current Account in Lesotho is reported by the Central Bank of Lesotho. Current Account is the sum of the balance of trade (exports minus imports of goods and services), net factor income (such as interest and dividends) and net transfer payments (such as foreign aid). This page provides the latest reported value for - Lesotho Current Account - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. […]

  • Lesotho Interest Rate
    Posted by Central Bank of Lesotho on November 21, 2016 at 11:37 am

    The benchmark interest rate in Lesotho was last recorded at 7 percent. Interest Rate in Lesotho averaged 12.55 percent from 1980 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 20.42 percent in December of 1990 and a record low of 5.18 percent in December of 2013. Interest Rate in Lesotho is reported by the Central Bank of Lesotho. Lesotho’s Central Bank does not define a benchmark interest rate. The main interest rate is the 91-day Treasury bill. This page provides - Lesotho Interest Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. […]

  • Lesotho Corruption Rank
    Posted by Transparency International on November 21, 2016 at 11:37 am

    Lesotho is the 61 least corrupt nation out of 175 countries, according to the 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International. Corruption Rank in Lesotho averaged 73.09 from 2005 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 92 in 2008 and a record low of 55 in 2013. Corruption Rank in Lesotho is reported by the Transparency International. The Corruption Perceptions Index ranks countries and territories based on how corrupt their public sector is perceived to be. A country or territory's rank indicates its position relative to the other countries and territories in the index. This page provides the latest reported value for - Lesotho Corruption Rank - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. […]

  • Lesotho GDP
    Posted by Central Bank of Lesotho on November 21, 2016 at 11:37 am

    The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Lesotho was worth 2.18 billion US dollars in 2014. The GDP value of Lesotho represents less than 0.01 percent of the world economy. GDP in Lesotho averaged 0.67 USD Billion from 1960 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 2.52 USD Billion in 2011 and a record low of 0.03 USD Billion in 1960. GDP in Lesotho is reported by the Central Bank of Lesotho. The gross domestic product (GDP) measures of national income and output for a given country's economy. The gross domestic product (GDP) is equal to the total expenditures for all final goods and services produced within the country in a stipulated period of time. This page provides the latest reported value for - Lesotho GDP - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. […]

  • Lesotho GDP per capita PPP
    Posted by World Bank on November 21, 2016 at 11:37 am

    The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Lesotho was last recorded at 2494.08 US dollars in 2014, when adjusted by purchasing power parity (PPP). The GDP per Capita, in Lesotho, when adjusted by Purchasing Power Parity is equivalent to 14 percent of the world's average. GDP per capita PPP in Lesotho averaged 1789.98 USD from 1990 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 2494.08 USD in 2014 and a record low of 1300.56 USD in 1990. GDP per capita PPP in Lesotho is reported by the World Bank. The GDP per capita PPP is obtained by dividing the country’s gross domestic product, adjusted by purchasing power parity, by the total population. This page provides - Lesotho GDP per capita PPP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. […]

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