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News Headlines

All the latest news and events from BEDCO.

Tuesday, 20 September 2016 00:00

Bacha Entrepreneurship Project Awarding Ceremony Phase II

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BEDCO CEO Dr. Matabooe delivering opening remarks
Wednesday, 31 August 2016 00:00

Call for proposals: Sebaboleng Woodwork Incubator Project

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  In an attempt to arrest poverty and to facilitate establishment of small businesses by people who possess operational skills in carpentry and who aspire to start business but lack the necessary capital and business…
Friday, 16 January 2015 06:59

LRA, BEDCO and Standard Lesotho Bank Join Hands to Address Youth Unemployment

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According to the Central Bank of Lesotho (CBL), of the estimated 7,500 graduates who enter the job market every year, over half are unemployed. This startling reality paints a picture of a bleak future laced…
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 07:32

BEDCO’s ICT-led Business enterprise project, a catalyst to enterprise development

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MASERU – The advent of Information, Communication & Technology (ICTs) has dramatically changed the traditional communication landscape to an extent that everyday life is hugely dependent on ICTs. Business enterprise is not spared from these…
Monday, 10 November 2014 09:06


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MASERU – Basotho Enterprises Development CorporationBEDCO) showcased its projects to the public at a breakfast show that was staged with the Thahameso morning programme of Lesotho's only Television Station, Lesotho Television. The event took place…
Tuesday, 14 October 2014 07:05

BEDCO’s District SMME Forums

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BEDCO has historically established, built and developed micro, small and medium enterprises who participate in the mainstream economic activity of the country.These are the ones who are charged with the onerous responsibility of creating jobs.…
Tuesday, 14 October 2014 06:58

Phase II of Ichorise Mohoebi kickstarts in high gear

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BEDCO launched its Phase I of the entrepreneurial capacity-building project, Ichorise Mohoebi on 25 November 2013. The project was intended to equip entrepreneurs with skills on how to start, operate and grow their businesses. First,…
Friday, 19 September 2014 10:50

BEDCO revamps its incubation programme to make more impact

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  BEDCO was established as an incubation centre with both commercial and industrial units where start-up businesses would be nurtured for a certain period of time and then graduate from BEDCO's premises. The Corporation used…
Friday, 11 July 2014 09:13

Entrepreneurial capacity-building

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Entrepreneurial capacity-building A pathway to developing a strong enterprise base in Lesotho: A case for Ichorise Mohoebi   BEDCO launched its entrepreneurial capacity-building project, Ichorise Mohoebi on 25 November 2013. This was a defining and…
Friday, 11 July 2014 09:12

Granting our MSMEs an opportunity to showcase their products

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A cursory look at ‘flea markets’ Our micro, small and medium enterprises’ mission is to have their products sold to their customers. This in return will give them profits that they will use to run…
Friday, 11 July 2014 09:10

Enterprise Development a challenge in Lesotho

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Critical analysis of new-coming organisations The private sector has been broached by the Government of Lesotho as an engine room for economic growth. This is the case everywhere in the world. This is so because…
Thursday, 10 July 2014 19:14

A painstaking journey towards a more rejuvenated BEDCO:

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A glance at the reorganisation exercise at the Corporation After picking bones from near collapse following a spate of shenanigans that had bedevilled BEDCO, the Corporation bit the lower lip and vowed not to drown,…
Wednesday, 25 June 2014 17:29

BEDCO braces itself for its Stakeholder’s Forum

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BEDCO will hold its first-ever Stakeholders' Forum on 01 August 2014. The Forum is expected to be a watershed event that will grant the Corporation's stakeholders a golden opportunity to under and appreciate the Corporation…