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Dolen Cymru (the Wales-Lesotho Link) was launched in 1985, sustained on the Welsh side by a voluntary national committee.

Twenty-one years after it was launched, the world’s first nation-to-nation twinning is moving up a gear, reports Paul Williams.
There is a historical reason for the plethora of Joneses in Wales. Traditionally the Welsh had no surnames but used the formula ‘David the son of William’ (in Welsh Dafydd ap Gwilym).
When Carl Clowes applied for a job as a doctor in North Wales, he could not have foreseen that it would lead him to launching the UK’s first cooperative village—or becoming Honorary Consul for Lesotho. He talks to Paul Williams.
'While we want the link to be of real benefit to Lesotho... we also see the link as necessary for Wales.'
What makes a community? Why do some communities feel threatened? Is ‘one Wales’ possible?
The number of Welsh speakers had actually increased by two per cent since the last census in 1991.
On 1 July the British Government will hand over decision-making power on a range of subjects to the Welsh National Assembly in Cardiff. It is part of its devolution programme for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland--the biggest constitutional change in Britain for decades.
The rulers of Wales were speaking Welsh when French-speakers ruled England. But today most Welsh speak only English. Paul Williams meets life-long Welsh nationalist Gwynfor Evans.
At his first health service union meeting, former Welsh steel worker Albert Tarling unexpectedly found himself elected branch secretary.