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, officially Kingdom of Lesotho, kingdom (2005 est. pop. 1,867,000), 11,720 sq mi (30,355 sq km), S Africa. It is an enclave within the Republic of South Africa. Maseru is the capital and largest city.
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For the class "B" Mandates, the Committee proposed that "the Mandatory should divide the territory into tribal areas and appoint administrators with powers as Mandatories of these areas with the object of developing native governments similar to that existing in Basutoland, machinery to be introduced into the terms of all sub-mandates for the due consideration of grievances and of claims to a share in the government.
But the fact is that the British relinquished the Sudan, the Gold Coast, Somaliland, Nigeria, Cameroon, Sierra Leone, The Gambia, Tanganyika, Nyasaland, Northern Rhodesia, Swaziland, Basutoland, and Bechuanaland within a matter of a few years.
Alan Rogers (front) leads the Basutoland national team to training on horseback in 1965
These links date back to the era of South African expansion, when the Union of South Africa--during the premierships of Louis Botha and Jan Smuts--was intent on incorporating not only SWA but also Rhodesia and the three British High Commission Territories (also known as "Protectorates") of Bechuanaland, Basutoland and Swaziland.
She was appointed to serve on the High Commission Territories Nursing Council, the British governing body for Swaziland, Basutoland (Lesotho), and Bechuanaland (Botswana).
LESOTHO# Formerly known as Basutoland, Lesotho became independent from Britain in 1966.
Les saeurs des Saints Noms de Jesus et de Marie au Japon et au Basutoland.
It comes from the Independent Kingdom of Lesotho, formerly Basutoland, and is a 15 maloti value in a handsome set which pays tribute to some of the world's top cars , including Lotus, Ferrari, MG, Morgan, Jaguar XK120 and Triumph 2000.
Other countries brought into its sphere of activities included the then Portuguese East Africa (Mozambique) in 1894, Bechuanaland (Botswana) in 1897, Basutoland (Lesotho) and Nyasaland (Malawi) in 1901, East Africa (Kenya and part of Tanzania), Belgian Congo (Zaire, then DRC) and Zanzibar in 1911, Uganda in 1912, South West Africa (Namibia) in 1915 and Tanganyika (part of Tanzania) in 1916.
A comment to make about Lesotho - the name by which the Basutoland Protectorate of 1868 was originally known when founded in 1824 by wise King Moshoeshoe I, and to which it reverted being called as an independent country in 1966 - is that it does produce absorbing literature.
Cheadle focuses on bibliographies of periodicals published between 1824 and 1900, the current work of PISAL (a computerized comprehensive account of the holdings of all registered Southern African libraries), studies and descriptions of periodicals, reprints and anthologies, and what is known about the territories of Bechuanaland, Basutoland, Rhodesia (the most extensive with fifty entries), St.