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Libuseng Malephane

National investigator
Libuseng Malephane is the national investigator for Lesotho.

Biography

Libuseng Malephane is an Electronics Engineer who qualified in 1984 at the University of Tasmania. She also holds a B.Com. from UNISA, PDM-HIV/AIDS Management in the workplace, Research methods from UCT in the Afrobarometer Summer Schools. She has also had training in Project Management and Public Relations. She established Advision Lesotho, a Project Management and Research Consultancy in 2004.

As the project manager, she has been involved in the Afrobarometer National Surveys from Round 5 in 2012 as both the project manager and national investigator.

Other areas of engagement are as a Board member of Lesotho Millennium Development Agency (LMDA) which is a successor organisation of the Millennium Challenge Account – Lesotho where she served as a Board Member. As an ongoing Biblical Student, she is also a member of the Lesotho Bible Society and represented Lesotho as a contributor to the African Women Devotional Bible 2020.

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Publications

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AD555: Basotho cite brutality, lack of professionalism, and corruption among police failings
23 Sep 2022
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AD546: In Lesotho, gender-based violence tops the list of women’s-rights issues to be addressed
31 Aug 2022
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AD535: Basotho approach election with grim outlook on economy and democracy
27 Jul 2022
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AD528: Basotho want environmental protection but prioritise jobs
23 Jun 2022
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AD524: Climate change – A little-known reality in Lesotho
14 Jun 2022
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AD517: Basotho embrace COVID-19 vaccination but find government assistance lacking
3 May 2022
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AD413: Citizens endorse traditional leaders, see greater role in contemporary Lesotho
21 Dec 2020
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AD408: Most Basotho say government bungled teacher strike, is failing on education and youth
28 Nov 2020
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AD381: Disenchanted with democracy, Basotho want reforms limiting PM powers, expanding King’s
7 Aug 2020
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AD309: Election fatigue? Half of Basotho want a different way to choose leaders
23 Jul 2019
Policy paper
PP57: Declining trust: Basotho perceptions of government corruption and performance drive drop in popular trust
6 Jun 2019
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AD270: Basotho see progress in fight against corruption but fear retaliation if they report incidents
21 Jan 2019
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AD239: Basotho support limits on executive power and transparency in use of public information
27 Sep 2018
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AD212: Basotho favour multi-sector reforms as support for elections ebbs
6 Jun 2018
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AD205: Basotho increasingly favour legalizing dual citizenship, unifying with South Africa
15 May 2018
Policy paper
PP17: Contesting and turning over power: Implications for consolidation of democracy in Lesotho
1 Feb 2015
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AD15: Basotho see increased corruption despite government efforts
6 Mar 2015
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AD12: Basotho less supportive of women’s political leadership, opposed to traditional chieftain role
28 Jan 2015