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Her Majesty Queen’Masenate Mohato Seeiso

Her Majesty Queen ‘Masenate Mohato Seeiso (formerly Miss Anna Karabo Mots’oeneng) is the eldest daughter in a family of five children of Mr. Thekiso and Mrs. ‘Makarabo Mots’oeneng. She was born on June 2, 1976 in Mapoteng, Berea district. She belongs to the Roman Catholic Church where she was christened Anna.

Her Majesty Queen’Masenate Mohato Seeiso

She studied at Machabeng International College in Maseru from 1990-1996 where she completed her International General Certificate for Secondary Education and the International Baccalaureate Diploma. She met her spouse, His Majesty King Letsie III in 1996.

In 1997, she enrolled at the National University of Lesotho (NUL) to pursue her Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree. Her studies were, however, interrupted by her engagement to His Majesty King Letsie III in October 1999. They were joined in holy matrimony on February 18th, 2000. Their Majesties have been blessed with two daughters and a son: Her Royal Highness Princess Senate was born on October 7th, 2001, Her Royal Highness Princess ‘Maseeiso on November 20th, 2004, and His Royal Highness Prince Lerotholi on April, 18th, 2007.

Her Majesty the Queen is Patron to, among others, the Lesotho Red Cross Society; SOS Children’s Village; People with Disabilities and the Machabeng International College.

She is especially interested in projects that are aimed at helping people with disabilities to be better heard in their communities, and everywhere else around the country. Her Majesty the Queen believes that because of their vulnerability, these people need to be provided with special services/facilities. During Her schooling at the Machabeng College, Her Majesty was involved in community service at Angela School for the Disabled and Centre for the Blind.

It is Her Majesty the Queen’s strong contention that the silence surrounding the people infected with the HIV/AIDS should be broken. Her Majesty has had an opportunity to be involved in the HIV/AIDS Awareness Campaigns in the country, and has also visited several AIDS projects around the country. She has observed the care, love and support given to persons living with HIV/AIDS, particularly the orphans.

Her Majesty the Queen won the Prince Mohato Award Bronze medal in June 1993 and she also holds a First Aid Certificate.

As the Queen of the Kingdom of Lesotho, Her Majesty Queen ‘Masenate Mohato Seeiso becomes the Regent whenever His Majesty the King is absent from the country.


Letsie III (born David Mohato Bereng Seeiso; 17 July 1963) is the King of Lesotho. He succeeded his father, Moshoeshoe II, when the latter was forced into exile in 1990.
‘Masenate Mohato Seeiso is the queen consort of Lesotho as the wife of King Letsie III of Lesotho. She was the first commoner in modern history to marry into the royal family of Lesotho.
 Lerotholi Mohato Seeiso, Senate Mohato Seeiso and 'Maseeiso Mohato Seeiso
Lerotholi Mohato Seeiso, Senate Mohato Seeiso and 'Maseeiso Mohato SeeisoPrince and Princesses
Prince Lerotholi David Mohato Bereng Seeiso (born April 18, 2007) is the third child but first son and his two sisters Princess Senate Mohato Seeiso(born October 7, 2001) is the eldest child and Princess ‘Maseeiso Mohato Seeiso (born November 20, 2004) is the second child of King Letsie III of Lesotho and his wife Queen ‘Masenate Mohato Seeiso.

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