At an elevation of almost 2000m the Katse dam is the highest in Africa and the whole dam project in Lesotho (Katse along with four other huge dams) is the biggest dam project on the continent. It is also arguably the coldest dam in Africa, too.
Thoughts from Mr Rittersport's back seat July 16th 2007 It had been a cold night with little sleep. I looked out of the tent and found Mr Seja scraping off frost from his tent and efficiently packing his belongings into his red German rental car. We'd met him one day earlier as we - resembling two bagladies - had dragged our plastic-bagged belongings across the border at Maseru bridge. He was efficiency personified. Punctuality, rationality, German h ... read more
Africa » Lesotho » Maseru Basutoland was renamed the Kingdom of Lesotho upon independence from the UK in 1966. King MOSHOESHOE was exiled in 1990, but returned to Lesotho in 1992 and reinstated in 1995. Constitutional government was restored in 1993 after 23 years of military... ... read more