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Episode 171: Agency focus - The Fixer Company

Date: 21 Apr 2016
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Mobile technology helps combat spread of HIV

Mobile technology used to provide access to HIV treatment programmes for thousands of affected children...

15 Apr 2016

SA, Lesotho agree to cooperate on frequency interference
SA, Lesotho agree to cooperate on frequency interference

MASERU: Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has signed an agreement of cooperation regarding cross border frequency interference for Digital Terrestrial Television services with her Lesotho counterpart...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 28 May 2015

Ethiopian lawyer trying to get bloggers freed
Ethiopian lawyer trying to get bloggers freed

The lawyer for a group of detained Ethiopian bloggers and reporters said he intended filing a civil suit against the country's police for holding them without charge for nearly three months.

18 Jul 2014

Engen sponsors arts and culture festival in Lesotho
Engen sponsors arts and culture festival in Lesotho

Engen Lesotho have contributed R100,000 sponsorship to the annual Morija Arts & Cultural Festival which runs until 6 October.

1 Oct 2013

Vodacom billboards promote internet usage
Vodacom billboards promote internet usage

Since the majority of people in Lesotho still do not have access to the internet, Continental Outdoor Media and Vodacom collaborated to promote internet usage with four supersized billboards.

19 Aug 2013

Lesotho now available in Google Street View
Lesotho now available in Google Street View

Wherever you want to go, Google Maps can take you there - and now Street View can show you around 50 countries globally. Since 2007, the Google Maps Street View feature has enabled people around the world to continue exploring 360-degree panoramic imagery. And now, Lesotho can also be found on Google Street View.

24 Apr 2013

Search for bravest women journalists
Search for bravest women journalists

WASHINGTON, US: The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking nominations for its 2013 Courage in Journalism Awards and Lifetime Achievement Award.

22 Feb 2013

Bloomberg calls for freelance journos
Bloomberg calls for freelance journos

Bloomberg, the site for business and financial market news, is calling on freelance reporters with English-language capabilities to cover business and general news.

2 Oct 2012

FNB launches cross border service in Southern Africa

One of the "Big Four" South African bank, FNB, launches a border payments to Swaziland and Lesotho via cellphone using its Pay2Cell service.

By Gaongalelwe Moatshe 27 Aug 2012

Connectivity from WIOCC reduces bandwidth prices in Lesotho by 67%
Connectivity from WIOCC reduces bandwidth prices in Lesotho by 67%

Businesses, institutions and consumers in Lesotho are set to experience faster, reliable and significantly more affordable internet connectivity as Africa's carriers' carrier WIOCC brings additional broadband capacity into Lesotho.

16 Jul 2012

Mobile News for Africa Grant Scheme launched
Mobile News for Africa Grant Scheme launched

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has launched its 2012 Mobile News Grants and Training Scheme, providing newspaper companies in Sub-Saharan Africa an opportunity to develop or expand their mobile platforms.

13 Mar 2012

Retail rewind - a year in review 2011
Retail rewind - a year in review 2011

The approval of the Wal-Mart/Massmart deal will go down as the highlight of the retail sector in 2011.

By Zeenat Moorad 6 Jan 2012

Consumer Confidence Survey: Economy again top global concern
Consumer Confidence Survey: Economy again top global concern

NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.

9 Nov 2011

LM Radio to launch in Free State and Lesotho
LM Radio to launch in Free State and Lesotho

Mozambique's English language music radio station, LM Radio, which started broadcasting in October 2010 can now be heard in the Free State Province of South Africa and Lesotho.

5 Sep 2011

Unemployment, inflation worries hit consumer confidence
Unemployment, inflation worries hit consumer confidence

NEW YORK, US: Consumer confidence fell in 25 out of 52 countries in Q4 2010 as hope for a global economic recovery evaporated at the end of last year, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index, which tracks consumer confidence, major concerns and spending intentions among online consumers.

27 Jan 2011

CNN enlists top journalism students for iReport initiative
CNN enlists top journalism students for iReport initiative

ATLANTA, US: CNN has announced the launch of a new initiative for journalism students, called CNN iReport University, linked to iReport, the network's user-generated news community.

16 Sep 2010