Lesotho’s new government has great renewables potential to exploit but also a legacy of bad choices

Issue 471 - 30 Oct 2022 - By Tonderayi Mukeredzi | 2 minute read

The new Revolution for Prosperity (RFP)-led government has a tough agenda of reforms to enact if it is to turn around Lesotho’s fortunes.  Prime Minister Sam Matekane’s administration has ambitions to make Lesotho self-sufficient in energy, by increasing generation capacity to an extent that the landlocked kingdom could become an electricity (as well as a water) exporter.

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