Category Archives: Breaking News

Mahao’s murder case drawing ‘more suspects’

Mahao’s murder case drawing ‘more suspects’

Eight Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) soldiers who are charged with the murder of former LDF Commander Lieutenant General (Lieut. Gen.) Maaparankoe Mahao appeared before the Magistrate Court on Tuesday. Referring to the status of the case, the Senior Crown Counsel (SCC) Advocate Lesaoana Mohale said police investigations are still on-going. He said he was reliably informed by investigators that there ...

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Kamoli in court for pregnancy case

Kamoli in court for pregnancy case

The lawyer representing the former boss of the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF), Lieutenant General (Lieut. Gen.) Tlali Kamoli, in a case he is being sued for unfairly dismissing three female soldiers for being pregnant in March 2016 says his client had reasons for discharging them. Advocate Thembeka Ngukaitobi told the court on Monday that the then army Commander dismissed Privates ...

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HIV drug resistance increasing

HIV drug resistance increasing

HIV drug resistance is rapidly increasing in Southern and Eastern Africa and Latin America. This is according to an analysis published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal. The journal further notes that soon there could be a need to change the recommended standard antiretroviral drug treatment to integrate inhibitor-based treatment. Keith Alcorn, an Aidsmap journalist, asserted that Latin America has ...

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Anti-corruption Day marked

Anti-corruption Day marked

The annual International Anti-Corruption Day was last week Friday celebrated in Lesotho with a fun walk from Ha- Nelese to Maseru Club under the theme: “United against corruption for development, peace, and security”. Speaking at this event, the Prime Minister Dr. Thomas Thabane stated that the government of Lesotho is committed to uprooting corruption for the development of the country. ...

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Alleged cybercrime thieves face DCEO in court

Alleged cybercrime thieves face DCEO in court

The High Court On Monday heard a civil case in which the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Offences (DCEO) wants to take the property belonging to two employees of the Post Bank who are in another case accused of cybercrime theft involving over M5million. Representing the accused before Justice Teboho Moiloa, Advocate Shale Shale said that there is no link ...

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Government has zero tolerance towards corruption, says PM

Government has zero tolerance towards corruption, says PM

The Prime Minister Dr Tom Thabane said that the coalition government has zero tolerance towarrds any form of corruption. At a media briefing held at Lesotho Television (LTV) studios today, the Prime Minister said that he will not hesitate to act on those involved in corruption. He said: “The private sector is an accessory to corruption; they bribe some of ...

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Makoanyane XI on the brink of Cosafa semis

Makoanyane XI on the brink of Cosafa semis

Lesotho’s under 20 soccer youth team Makoanyane XI is on the verge of qualifying for the regional Mopani Copper Mines Council of Southern Africa Football Association (Cosafa) U-20 Youth Championship which is currently taking place in Zambia. Mr Lehlohonolo Matlosa, the team manager said that Makoanyane XI has joined group C leaders, as it now has four points. Makoanyane XI ...

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HIV drug resistance level increasing

HIV drug resistance level increasing

HIV drug resistance is increasing rapidly in Southern and Eastern Africa and Latin America, thus according to an analysis published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal. The journal further notes that, soon there could be a need to change the recommended standard antiretroviral drug treatment to integrate inhibitor-based treatment. Keith Alcorn an Aidsmap journalist asserted that Latin America constitutes 12.4 ...

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Lesotho held by Young Warriors

Lesotho held by Young Warriors

Lesotho earned a point against Group C favourites Zimbabwe after forcing a goalless stalemate at the ongoing 2017 Mopani Cosafa-U20 Championships in a tightly-contested football game at Nkana Stadium in Kitwe, Zambia yesterday. Lesotho came close to scoring midway through the first half, but Raboama Koloti’s shot from range bounced off the frame of the goal. Zimbabwe fowards Denzel Khumalo, ...

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King hails Half Memorial Marathon organisers

King hails Half Memorial Marathon organisers

His Majesty King Letsie III expressed gratitude to the Ministry of Sports and Recreation, Gender and Recreation and Lesotho Sports and Recreation Centre (LSRC) for organising the Half Memorial Marathon aimed at honouring his parents. This the King said while addressing athletes today after the completion of the half marathon. The King said he heard the number of participants had ...

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