Basutoland: see Lesotho.

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  • Lesotho - Information on Lesotho — geography, history, politics, government, economy, population statistics, culture, religion, languages, largest cities, as well as a map and the national flag.
  • Joseph Leabua Jonathan - Jonathan, Joseph Leabua Jonathan, Joseph Leabua , 1914–87, prime minister of Lesotho ...
  • Maseru - Maseru Maseru , city (1996 pop. 137,837), capital of the Kingdom of Lesotho, on the Caledon River, ...
  • Lesotho: History - History San (Bushmen), who were the region's earliest known inhabitants, were supplanted ...
  • South African War: Background - Background Beginning with the acquisition in 1814 of the Cape of Good Hope, Great Britain gradually ...

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