The Silo

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This article is about the Lesotho newspaper. For other uses, see Silo.


The Silo/Sesiu
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Cover of The Silo on 13 July 2011, Vol.2 Issue 11, Special Edition in honour of King Letsie III's birthday celebrations.
Type Fortnightly newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Facts Media House (PTY) Ltd.
Publisher Facts Media House (PTY) Ltd.
News editor Tjonane Matla
Founded 27 July 2010
Language English, Sesotho
Headquarters Maseru
Circulation 30,000
ISSN 2223-8468
Website http://www.thesilo.co.ls

The Silo is a fortnightly agricultural newspaper printed and distributed in Lesotho. The paper mainly publishes environmental and agricultural news in and around the country.

In its 13 July 2011 issue, The Silo featured King Letsie III, presenting the interview as a special edition for the King's birthday celebrations, a public holiday duly observed each year in Lesotho.[1][2]

As the only agricultural newspaper in the country,[3][not in citation given] The Silo follows in the foot-steps of its predecessors in neighboring South Africa, Farmers Weekly, in that its content is restricted to farming, environmental and agricultural news only.

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