On the 07th May 2022, there was an event to celebrate the importance of shepherds held at St. Leuis Catholic Church in Mahloenyeng, Matsieng, Maseru. The Honourable Minister of Home Affairs Motlalentoa Letsosa was there to sensitize the shepherds and other community members about human trafficking and the identity documents and birth certificates registrations took place. On that ceremony, 22 students who attended the event got their birth certificates, 12 got their identity documents while shepherds continued registering.
Following the suspension of indefinite residence permits and citizenships in September last year, on Friday 22nd April 2022, the Honorable Minister of Home Affairs Motlalentoa Letsosa announced that such suspension has been uplifted.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is a United Nations agency whose mandate is to protect and help refugees to be safely protected. In January 2020, the UNHCR office was decentralized from Geneva to the Southern Region of Africa and was based in Pretoria.
On the 22nd April 2022, the UNHCR representatives; Mr. George Wood (Senior Transition Coordinator Executive Officer) and Mr. Igor Ciobanu (Deputy Representative) have visited the Ministry of Home Affairs; the duo was welcomed by Honorable Minister Motlalentoa Letsosa, Principal Secretary, Mr. Tumelo Raboletsi and Commissioner for Refugees Mr. Mohlolo Lerotholi. The purpose for the visit was to assess the daily functions of the decentralized agency.