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Lesotho: Thaba Tseka Urban Council

The council is working with  the Ministry of Gender in Thaba Tseka in order to see that the council is in line with gender national policy when they mainstream gender in their work. The council consists of 14 councillors; four are women while ten are men of which the mayor and the deputy are both […]

June 22, 2018 Themes: Local Government Programs: Centres of Excellence | Gender & Governance

Lesotho: Semonkong Urban Council

Semonkong urban Council is situated deep in the mountains of Lesotho in the district of Maseru. It is about 100km from the capital city. It is a peri-urban and has been made the urban council after the 2011 Local Government Elections. It is the area which attracts many tourists because of its beautiful scenery and […]

June 22, 2018 Themes: Local Government Programs: Centres of Excellence | Gender & Governance

Lesotho: Quthing Urban Council

Quthing Urban council   is located in the town of Quthing which is well known as Moyeni and also as the camp town or capital of the district. There are two of the most important sets of dinosaur footprints in the region. Domestically, it borders Mohale’s Hoek district in the north and Qacha’s Nek district in the northeast. The council has […]

Lesotho: Qacha’s Nek Urban Council

Qacha’s Nek urban council is located in Qacha’s Nek Lesotho. It capital town is Qacha’s Nek and is the only town in this region. Qacha’s Nek borders on the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa and is the only practical entry point from this province. The council has worked very hard to see that Gender policy, action plan, GBV action plan were […]

June 22, 2018 Themes: Local Government Programs: Centres of Excellence | Gender & Governance

Lesotho: Mokhotlong Urban Council

Mokhotlong Urban Council is situated in the town of Mokhotlong district; is a city and seat of Mokhotlong District in the mountainous north-eastern part of Lesotho. It is the first major city with an airport along the road from South Africa across the Sani Pass, near the Maloti (Drakensberg in South Africa) Mountains. The name […]

June 22, 2018 Themes: Local Government Programs: Centres of Excellence | Gender & Governance

Lesotho – Sephokong Community Council

Sephokong Community council is situated in Leribe district about 10 kilometres from Hlotse town. Sephokong Community Council is the fourth council that has become a COE in the Leribe district. The council completed both COE and Entrepreneurship stages. As part of gender-related policy, the progress SADAC GENDER PROTOCOL made in Mohale’s Hoek Urban Council is […]

Botswana: Rorisang Mogojwe

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent” – Eleanor Roosevelt. I am a writer, journalist and poet. In the very near future, I will be a published author as I have just started writing my first book. I am also a News Anchor and a communications consultant for various companies. Bringing words […]

June 22, 2018 Themes: Education | Protocol | Young Women | Youth Programs: Protocol @ work

Lesotho – Makhoarane Council

Makhoarane council is situated in Morija area in Maseru. When the council started with the COE process the councillors were blind to gender mainstreaming. To date the council has worked very hard to mainstream gender in their policies and overall council and community activities. Both women and men participate equally in the council and during […]

Zimbabwe: Kariba Municipality

The Kariba Municipality is in the Mashonaland West Province of Zimbabwe. The council have budgeted for gender activities in the year 2017. The Kariba Stakeholders Gender Committee has been encouraged to take gender issues to a higher level in their respective organisations by implementing the work plan. Youths are incorporated in the various structures of […]

Lesotho: Mohale’s Hoek Urban Council

Mohale’s   Hoek Urban is situated in the district of Mohale’s Hoek Lesotho,the place is well known as horse racing   where people from nine districts come for horse racing.The population is around 19560 and Mohale’s Hoek joined COE process 2013.Their hunger is to fight gender based violence in their district. Although the council did […]

June 22, 2018 Themes: Local Government Programs: Centres of Excellence | Gender & Governance