Lesotho

20-Aug-2019

Contract Awards - Lesotho - Lesotho Tax Modernisation Project - Training on Business Processes Optimisation and Simulation, Business Analysis, User Experience Design and Agile Methods

20-Aug-2019

Contract Awards - Lesotho - Lesotho Tax Modernisation Project - Tax Advisory for Implementation of the Lesotho Tax Modernisation Project

20-Aug-2019

Contract Awards - Lesotho - Lesotho Tax Modernisation Project - Implementation of Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse solutions

20-Aug-2019

Contract Awards - Lesotho - Lesotho Tax Modernisation Project - Development and Implementation of Behavioural Insights

16-Aug-2019

EOI - Lesotho - Consultancy for Evaluation of Human Capacity Development Program for Procurement Cadre

The Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho has received financing from the African Development Fund towards the cost of the Institutional Support for the Enhancement of Public Financial Management Project (ISEP), and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for Evaluation of Professional Procurement Training Program in Lesotho. The main purpose of this assignment is to undertake a thorough evaluation of the professional procurement training programme offered by Institute for Development Management - Lesotho to determine the extent of its...
02-Aug-2019

EOI - Multinational - Feasibility Studies for the Lesotho-Botswana Water Transfer Multipurpose Transboundary Project.

The Orange-Senqu River Commission (ORASECOM) received financing from the African Development Bank (AfDB) towards the cost of the Preparation of a Climate Resilient Water Resources Investment Strategy & Plan and Multipurpose Project for the Orange-Senqu River Basin, and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this Grant to payments under the contract for the preparation and/or undertaking of:- Feasibility Studies for the Lesotho-Botswana Water Transfer Multipurpose Transboundary Project.
31-Jul-2019

EOI - Lesotho - Consultancy Services for Renewable Energy Grid Integration Study

The Government of Lesotho has received a grant from the African Development Fund (ADF) towards the cost of the Renewable Energy Grid Integration Study, and intends to apply part of the grant proceeds to payments under the contract for Consultancy Services for Renewable Energy Grid Integration Study.
31-Jul-2019

EOI - Lesotho - Development of Guidelines for Policy Formulation, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation and Review and Development of Economic Planners’ Manual for the Government of Lesotho

The Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho has received financing from the African Development Fund towards implementation of the Economic Diversification Support Project and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this loan to payments under the contract for consultancy services for the Development of Guidelines for Policy Formulation, Implementation, Monitoring, and Evaluation and Review and Development of Economic Planners Manual for the Government of Lesotho.
29-Jul-2019

African Development Bank concludes dialogue with Lesotho on new country strategy

Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire), 29th July 2019: An African Development Bank delegation has concluded a dialogue with representatives of the Kingdom of Lesotho to prepare for the country strategy 2020-2024. The dialogue in Lesotho on Friday 26th July 2019 related to the two proposed pillars of implementation: (i) strengthening value chains for sustainable and inclusive growth and job creation, and (ii) leveraging technology for improved governance and institutional capacity. The delegation engaged with government officials, private sector, development partners, and non-governmental organisations,...
12-Jun-2019

African leaders share their vision for an integrated continent

Leaders from four African countries on Wednesday shared their vision for an integrated and borderless Africa that would foster economic growth and development. The leaders spoke during a high-level presidential dialogue on day two of the African Development Bank’s 2019 Annual Meetings. The panelists – President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea, President Felix Tshsekedi of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Prime Minister of eSwatini Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini and his majesty King Letsie III of Lesotho – were joined by African Development Bank President Akinwumi...
12-Jun-2019

“To integrate Africa, bring down the walls,” Adesina urges at 2019 African Development Bank Annual Meetings Open in Malabo

African leaders on Wednesday underscored the urgent need to fast-track the continent’s regional integration process in order to accelerate Africa’s economic transformation. The call was made at the opening ceremony of the Bank’s 2019 Annual Meetings, in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, with the theme: “Regional Integration for Africa’s Economic Prosperity.” “Apart and divided, Africa is weakened. Together and united, Africa will be unstoppable,” the Bank’s President Akinwumi Adesina told delegates at the packed Sipopo Conference Center. Adesina urged African governments to work toward...
07-Jun-2019

SPN – Lesotho - Procurement of Hardware and Accounting System (Software) for the Office of the Auditor General - ISEP

This Specific Procurement Notice follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this project that appeared in UNDB online AfDB41-01/15 dated 22 January 2015 and on the African Development Bank Group’s Internet Website.
27-May-2019

Lesotho - Lesotho EGovernment Infrastructure Phase II - ESMP Summary

The Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho and the Management of African Development Bank (AfDB) are proposing to implement a phase II of the Lesotho e-government Infrastructure Project. The objective of the Phase II project is to improve citizen access to reliable eServices particularly those citizens living in rural and un-served areas through expansion of digital infrastructure.
13-May-2019

Southern Africa Quarterly Review and Analysis – 1st Quarter 2013 - Issue 8

Southern Africa is projected to grow at 4.4 percent in 2013. A strong first quarter performance in many of the countries set the region on course towards this growth rate. In Angola, despite a slight deceleration of output in the non-oil sector, growth remained quite healthy, supported by oil production. Botswana maintained strong growth on the back of a resurging mining sector. Lesotho maintained positive growth that largely reflected the mining and textile sub-sectors’ good sustained performance, while in Malawi growth rebounded in the first quarter, with the main drivers being improved...
13-May-2019

Southern Africa Quarterly Review and Analysis – 2nd Quarter 2013 - Issue 9

Economic activity in Southern Africa remained quite strong in the second quarter, giving optimism that the region is on course to attain a projected annual average growth rate of 4.4 percent. Angola witnessed a pickup in growth in the non-oil sector, which combined with strong oil production to maintain a healthy second quarter performance. Botswana sustained its strong growth on the back of a resurging mining sector. However, recent adverse weather conditions in the country moderated overall growth during the second quarter. Growth was positive in Lesotho, largely reflecting good performance...
11-Apr-2019

IFB – Lesotho - Construction and completion of Lowlands Rural Water Supply and Sanitation facilities in Berea District - DRWS

This Invitation for Bids (IFB) follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this Project that appeared in United Nations Development Business online (UNDB online) No. AfDB752-11/13 of 21st November 2013, and on the African Development Bank’s Internet Website (www.afdb.org).
10-Apr-2019

EOI – Lesotho - Development of a Compendium of Investment opportunities in Lesotho - EDSP

The Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho has received financing from the African Development Fund towards implementation of the Economic Diversification Support Project and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this loan to payments under the contract for consultancy services for the Development of Compendium of Investment opportunities in Lesotho
04-Apr-2019

Regional Economic Outlook 2019 - Southern Africa

The Southern Africa economic Outlook reviews macroeconomic conditions in the 13 countries comprising the African Development Bank’s Southern Africa region. The first part highlights growth trends and provides projections for 2019 and 2020 by examining the main drivers of growth based on prevailing global, regional, and domestic conditions. It also examines financial and structural policies and how they shape current and future growth. It then discusses the region’s performance on inequality, employment, structural change, and poverty reduction. The second part discusses the region’s...
01-Apr-2019

Lesotho - Lesotho Highland Water Project Phase II – RAP Summary

The idea to transfer water from Lesotho to South Africa - considered as early as the middle 1950s - came to fruition in 1986 with the signing of the Treaty on the Lesotho Highlands Water Project between the Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho and the Government of the Republic of South Africa. The Treaty established the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP), to divert water from Lesotho’s Senqu River system to the upper reaches of the Vaal River in South Africa through the construction of a series of dams and tunnels for the mutual benefit of both Lesotho and South Africa. The Treaty...
01-Apr-2019

Lesotho - Lesotho Highland Water Project Phase II (LHWPII) - Polihali Reservoir & Associated Infrastructure - ESIA Summary

The LHWP is a multi-phased project aimed at providing water to South Africa (Gauteng) and generating hydro-electricity for Lesotho. It was established by the 1986 Treaty signed by the governments of the Kingdom of Lesotho and the Republic of South Africa. The project entails harnessing the waters of the Senqu/Orange River in the Lesotho Highlands through the construction of a series of dams for the mutual benefit of the two countries.