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According to watchtutorials, Lesotho is a small, landlocked country located in southern Africa. It is bordered by South Africa to the north, east and south and has a population of approximately 2.2 million people. The population of Lesotho is largely composed of the Sotho-Tswana ethnic group and speaks the Sesotho language, which is closely related to Setswana. The majority of the population is comprised of rural farmers who live in small villages scattered throughout the country. The capital city of Maseru serves as a hub for business, government and culture for Lesotho. The majority religion practiced in Lesotho is Christianity, with over 80% of the population being Christian. Other religions practiced include Islam, Hinduism and traditional African beliefs. Education in Lesotho is free until high school level, though there are still disparities between genders when it comes to literacy rates; male literacy rate stands at 83%, while female literacy rate stands at 75%. Health care services in Lesotho are provided through both public and private institutions; however access to quality health care remains limited due to poverty and lack of resources. Additionally, HIV/AIDS continues to be a major issue in Lesotho with around 23% of adults aged 15-49 living with HIV/AIDS as reported by UNAIDS in 2019. See ejinhua for Lesotho Population and Language.

Lesotho Political System, Famous People, Animals and Plants

Lesotho: Political System According to CANCERMATTERS.NET, Lesotho is a parliamentary monarchy in the Commonwealth. The king has predominantly representative functions; active participation in political events is prohibited by the constitution. The bicameral parliament consists of a senate (upper house) and a national assembly (lower house). There are 33 members in the Senate, 22 of whom… Read More »

How to get to Lesotho

Overview The tiny kingdom of Lesotho is completely surrounded by its neighbor South Africa and consists mostly of plateaux. Many villages are so isolated that they can only be reached by horseback, on foot or by light aircraft. Roads have so far only been built to those places where Lesotho’s mineral and water resources can… Read More »

Lesotho Children and School

Many children can read and write in Lesotho Schooling is compulsory in Lesotho, a country located in Africa according to localbusinessexplorer.com. Elementary school costs nothing, at least not until the end of the 7th grade. However, this compulsory schooling has only been in place since 2000. Although the country is poor, the government puts money… Read More »