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The Lesotho Institute of Accountants (L.I.A) was established by the Accountants Act of 1977, which gives the institute the mandate of regulating the accountancy practice in Lesotho. Our mission is to develop, enhance and effectively regulate the accounting profession in Lesotho through: Provision of internationally recognized relevant education and training programmes, as well as ensuring compliance.

ABOUT LIA

Learn more about the LIA's history. mission and vision and our core features

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PROVISION FOR EDUCATION

Our core feature is to develop professional accounting syllabus, facilitate and monitor training

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REGULATON OF THE PRACTICE

We award membership certificates to qualifying accountants and develop standards

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BECOME A LIA MEMBER

Become part of the national organization by registering your membership today

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OUR ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Our annual conference will be held this year for all accountants and professionals alike.

The Lesotho Institute of Accountants (LIA) was established by the Accountants Act of 1977, which gives the institute the mandate of regulating the Accountancy practice in Lesotho

This responsibility can farther be broken don into the following functions: 

The Lesotho Institute of Accountants (LIA) was established by the Accountants Act of 1977, which gives the institute the mandate of regulating the Accountancy practice in Lesotho

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READ OUR LATEST NEWS POSTS

Vodacom leads the way with green technology 

Bereng Mpaki MOBILE communications giant, Vodacom Lesotho, has embarked on various strategies to protect the planet against harmful emissions, among them, the use of solar energy at its state of the art headquarters in Maseru. The M80 milli...
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More diamond recoveries at Mothae

Herbert Moyo LUCAPA Diamond Company Limited this week reported diamond recoveries from its bulk sampling programme at its Mothae Mine, the largest being a 6, 6 carat diamond, as limited mining continues ahead of the commencement of full sca...
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Profits up at Letseng, Mothae mines

Keiso Mohloboli BUSINESS is booming in the country’s fledgling diamond mining industry amid revelations that Gem Diamonds and Lucapa Diamond Company yielded significant multi-million dollar gains from their Letseng and Mothae mines respecti...
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Letšeng Diamonds appoints CEO

Mohalenyane Phakela DIAMOND mining concern, Letšeng Diamonds, has appointed former Lesotho National Development Corporation (LNDC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Kelebone Leisanyane, as its CEO with effect from 12 February 2018. Mr Leisanya...
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OUR FUNCTIONS

Provision for Education

  • Develop professional accounting syllabus
  • Facilitate and monitor training of the syllabus
  • Facilitate and manage professional accounting examinations
  • Award professional accounting qualifications

Provision for Education

  • Award membership certificates to qualifying accountants
  • Develop practicing rules, regulations and ethical guidelines
  • Develop accounting standards
  • Monitor compliance with the performance standards

COMMITTEE EDUCATION

ACCOUNTANCY AS A CAREER

Accountancy is an occupation based on unique body of specialized knowledge. Members of the profession provide a service that can be relied upon by users from diverse backgrounds, and therefore the professionals are expected to posses intellectual, analytical and advisory skills, contributing value to their clients/principals.