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Komphela calls on Chiefs support

Komphela calls on Chiefs support

Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela has called on the fans to support the team during times of success and adversity for the club to achieve success. The Amakhosi faithful were in celebratory mood last weekend after they saw their side beat high-flying Cape Town City 1-0 at the FNB Stadium to move into second position in the Premiership standings. Young ...

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Opposition threatens to sue newspaper

Opposition threatens to sue newspaper

Maseru- Mr Serialong Qoo, Democratic Congress (DC) Public Relations Officer (PRO) says they are adamant and are continuing with their plan to sue Lesotho Times Newspaper for insulting former Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) Commander and DC Leader. He said, in an a telephonic interview on Monday that they are continuing with their plan to take to court the newspaper and ...

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Former police chiefs face M1 corruption, bribery charge

Former police chiefs face M1 corruption, bribery charge

Maseru—Three former senior police officers and a prominent business woman who are all charged with corruption and accepting bribery pleaded not guilty to the charges on Monday. The High Court resumed the hearing of the case on Monday before Judge Sakoane Sakoane. The case was last year abandoned by another Judge after he was asked to recuse himself following some ...

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Minister appeals for free polio region

Minister appeals for free polio region

Maseru – While officiating the opening of a two-day Inter Country Certification Committee the Minister of Health Mr. Nkaku Kabi on Monday urged Lesotho, Swaziland and South Africa to work towards maintaining a polio-free status. He said: “If one child is infected with the polio virus, unimmunised children remain at risk of the disease.” At the meeting held at Thaba ...

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Doctor calls for prioritisation of non-communicable diseases

Doctor calls for prioritisation of non-communicable diseases

Maseru – The Ministry of Health Director Disease Control, Dr. Moselinyane Letsie says it is high time the government puts non-communicable diseases on top of the agenda as they are dangerous. She said this at a meeting held in Maseru on Sunday, which brought together members of the Lesotho Diabetes Association and representatives from the Ministry of Health. The aim ...

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Parliament committee uncovers bungling of public funds

Parliament committee uncovers bungling of public funds

Maseru – The Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) spends sleepless nights on the mismanagement of some of the institutions of higher learning under the Ministry of Education and Training. It was the Ministry of Education and Training’s turn to appear before the PAC on Monday. The National University of Lesotho (NUL) Vice Chancellor Professor, Nqosa Mahao confessed to PAC that ...

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Sello urges transparency at mining workplaces

Sello urges transparency at mining workplaces

Mokhotlong – The Minister of Mining, Mr. Keketso Sello encouraged mining investors to promote transparency at workplace and have mutual trust with communities in order to ensure smooth operations of mines. He said this on Friday while addressing the Mokhotlong community who were complaining of lack of transparency in the labour recruitment process at Mothae mine. Mr. Sello said it ...

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Letlotlo La Basotho holds debut conference

Letlotlo La Basotho holds debut conference

Maseru– Letlotlo La Basotho Service, Cooperative and Society Limited for the first time held a conference in Maseru on Saturday. The objective of the conference was to state service and financial reports before members showcase products to be produced by the society as well as to elect the new committee. The Chairperson of the Society, Mr. Motlatsi Shale said they ...

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LRA goes on voluntary tax crusade

LRA goes on voluntary tax crusade

Thaba Tseka – In a communique released on Friday, the Lesotho Revenue Authority (LRA) said it will hold stakeholders’ engagement sessions in the district today. The press release notes that the purpose of the sessions is to sensitise the taxpayers about the Voluntary Disclosure Programme (VDP). It notes: “The Voluntary Disclosure Programme is a long term strategy intended to promote ...

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‘Taxi piracy requires immediate attention’

‘Taxi piracy requires immediate attention’

Leribe – The Cross Border Crime Prevention Forum said taxi piracy is a critical issue that requires immediate attention. Addressing the attendees at Hlotse, in Leribe on Friday the forum’s Coordinator Mr. Litaba Mohapi said taxi piracy is illegal in South Africa, but the taxi operators are not allowed to harass those involved in the practice. In addition, he said ...

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