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A day at the races? Abseiling down a waterfall? These are among the attractions residents hope will lure tourists to Lesotho.
It is struggling with drought and an HIV/AIDS crisis that is believed to have infected about a third of adults.
With limited resources bar its and mountainous landscape — grazing for angora goats — the former British protectorate is dependent on the continent’s economic powerhouse South Africa, which entirely surrounds it.
Polo has a large and growing following in Nigeria and every year fans get the chance to see some of the country’s best players at the Lagos International Polo tournament. This year more than 200 participants registered for the event.
It’s the biggest polo tournament in Africa. This time around 30 teams took part and more than 3,000 people came to watch.