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Minister announces subsidy for frost hit farmers

Minister announces subsidy for frost hit farmers

The Minister of Agriculture, Mr. Mahala Molapo told Parliament on Tuesday that his ministry intends to subsidise seeds for farmers who have been hit by frost in the past week. Molapo said those farmers who are planning to go back ...

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LEC warns of power outage

There will be a planned power outage at the Bus-Stop Area on Sunday, 26th November.The power outage which is scheduled to take place from 09:00hrs to 17:00hrs,according to the Lesotho Electricity Company (Pty) LTD is due to the maintenance that ...

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SADC standby force deployed in Lesotho

SADC standby force deployed in Lesotho

Prime Minister (PM) Thomas Thabane announced that the “SADC contingent force that arrived yesterday will be officially welcomed next Tuesday”. PM Thabane was speaking at the National Assembly, where he pleaded with the nation to work hand-in-hand with the SADC ...

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Lesotho man shot dead

Lesotho man shot dead

A 26-year-old Lesotho national was shot and killed last Wednesday at about 8pm near Swaneville while on his way to the Cook plant mine in Randfontein, South Africa. South Africa police received a complaint of shooting at about 9.15pm from ...

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IMF staff completes 2017 Article IV visit to Lesotho

IMF staff completes 2017 Article IV visit to Lesotho

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team led by Ms. Christine Dieterich visited Maseru from November 2-15, 2017, to conduct the 2017 Article IV Consultation discussions with the Kingdom of Lesotho. At the conclusion of the visit, Ms. Dieterich highlighted ...

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LDF speaks on assassination plot claim

LDF speaks on assassination plot claim

THE Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) says an allegation that the agency hatched a plan to assassinate Transformation Resource Centre (TRC) Director, Tsikoane Peshoane, is patently false. The LDF has also repudiated the “insinuation” that it stole a laptop of a ...

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Snow closes Lesotho border post near Matatiele

Snow closes Lesotho border post near Matatiele

Lesotho and South Africa decided to close the Qacha’s Nek border port of entry on Friday because of dangerous conditions caused by heavy snowfalls. “A heavy disruptive snowfall at the port has created harsh conditions for travellers from both countries‚ ...

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Lesotho’s first utility-scale solar project moves forward

Lesotho’s first utility-scale solar project moves forward

Lesotho’s state-owned power utility OnePower Lesotho (PTY) LTD has issued an expression of interest for environmental and social impact assessment and management services relating to a 20 MW solar power project that is planned to be located in the Mafeteng District. The ...

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