Category Archives: Breaking News

Local football clubs run at a loss

Local football clubs run at a loss

It has come to my observations that some matters are topsy-turvy when it concerns local football. In particular, analysing how things are done by Lesotho football clubs, I am cajoled to elucidate this stage-by-stage. Let’s begin with the development sides – C and B Divisions. Most of those clubs in the C and B Division pay at least M150 for ...

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SAPMIL presence contributing to calm in Lesotho

SAPMIL presence contributing to calm in Lesotho

The SAPMIL (SADC Preventive Mission in Lesotho) has in just over two months acted as a successful deterrent to further instability and the landlocked country has been relatively calm, according to an AU (African Union) assessment. The continental body, in co-operation with the SADC (Southern African Development Community) secretariat, conducted a joint technical assessment in Lesotho earlier this month. The ...

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IDM governing bodies convene in Lesotho

IDM governing bodies convene in Lesotho

Regional institution, Institute of Development Management (IDM) is in Lesotho to discuss matters pertaining to training, research and consultancy. The Institute’s Academic Council, Executive Committee and Student Leadership have been in the Mountain Kingdom throughout the week as part of their triannual meetings. “Lesotho is an important market for us at IDM. We have been there for over four decades ...

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Shot in the arm for civil Society

Shot in the arm for civil Society

The Minister of Finance, Dr Moeketsi Majoro says civil society plays an essential role in providing social services, giving a voice to the people and monitoring governance sector performance. Speaking at the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the government of Lesotho and the European Union (EU) held at the Ministry’s boardroom on Friday, Dr. Majoro delineated that ...

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Report on Ajay Gupta in Lesotho is not an EWN story

Report on Ajay Gupta in Lesotho is not an EWN story

Eyewitness News (EWN) is distancing itself from a story which was being circulated on social media on Saturday morning, claiming that Ajay Gupta is in Lesotho. EWN journalist, Ziyanda Ngcobo, has been falsely credited as the author of this story, but neither Ngcobo nor anyone else at EWN has any knowledge of such details or the authenticity of this report. ...

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Two brothers convicted of rape

Two brothers convicted of rape

Mafeteng- The Mafeteng Magistrate Court sentenced Bokang Thulo (18) and Thabang Thulo (21) of Thabaneng, Mafeteng to six years imprisonment each without fine for rape. The evidence before the court suggests that the duo on June 29, 2017 intentionally and unlawfully forced an 18-year-old girl of Paballong to go with them to Ha Ramokhele. The court heard upon arrival at ...

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Three electricity poles cut in Quthing

Three electricity poles cut in Quthing

Quthing- Police in Quthing are currently investigating a case in which three electricity poles that transmit electricity to the Southern part of Quthing district were cut. The Quthing District Police Commander Senior Superintendent Motebang Mphahama said: “Two poles were cut last month while one was cut earlier this month. No arrests have been made in connection with the vandalism.” He ...

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Phamotse appointed Minister of Sport

Phamotse appointed Minister of Sport

MASERU (TNS, TŠELISO TALE) – Honourable Mahali Phamotse was on Thursday appointed as the new Minister of Gender, Youth, Sports and Recreation. She is the former Minister of Education and Training and Justice and Correctional Service. The Minister was first introduced to the ministry’s staff on Monday, accompanied by Deputy Minister Hon Rethabile Marumo Mokaeane, Principal Secretary (PS) of the ...

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Memela calls for consistency

Memela calls for consistency

The 30-year-old attacker, Luvuyo Memela, has called for Bucs to remain composed and consistent as they look to keep up with PSL log leaders, Mamelodi Sundowns Orlando Pirates midfielder Memela says he wants to be a consistent goalscorer for the team. The attacking midfielder is enjoying his best season since joining Bucs from National First Division (NFD) side Cape Town ...

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‘Mosito appointment unconstitutional’

‘Mosito appointment unconstitutional’

MASERU (TNS,Nat Molomo) – The removal of Justice Robert Nugent from office as president of the Court of Appeal and the appointment of Justice Kananelo Mosito has been nullified as it is deemed unconstitutional and to an extent, violates the provisions of section 125 of the Constitution. This was the judgment made by three judges presiding over the case – ...

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