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SABC’S Lesotho reporter flees after death threats

SABC’S Lesotho reporter flees after death threats

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) says it’s concerned about recent threats and intimidation against its Lesotho-based correspondent, Nthakoana Ngatane. Journalist Ngatane has been forced to flee the Mountain Kingdom after threats were made on her life as she tried to ...

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Kamoli detained

Kamoli detained

The former Lesotho Defence Force commander Tlali Kamoli was today detained for interrogation at the police headquarters in Maseru, according to Deputy Home Affairs Minister Machesetsa Mofomobe. Mofomobe told APA that “Kamoli is currently in police custody for interrogation on ...

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SADC delays sending protection force into Lesotho

SADC delays sending protection force into Lesotho

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has decided to send another technical assessment mission to Lesotho before taking the crucial step of sending a peacekeeping force into the troubled country. SADC military chiefs met in Luanda on Friday to consider ...

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Lucapa raises M207 million for Mothae mine

Lucapa raises M207 million for Mothae mine

PRIVATE equity has agreed to provide US$15 million (M207 million) to Lucapa Diamonds for the first phase production of Mothae, a diamond project in Lesotho the Australian-listed firm hopes will yield diamonds similar in size to Letšeng, owned by Gem ...

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Likuena to play two international friendlies

Likuena to play two international friendlies

Lesotho’s senior soccer side, Likuena will play two international friendly matches against Zimbabwe’s Warriors at home and Malawi’s Flames away in Lilongwe during the FIFA Calender next month. Likuena head coach Mr. Moses Maliehe said the two games have already ...

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Handover illegal firearms – Police

Handover illegal firearms – Police

The Lesotho Mounted Police Service (LMPS) spokesperson, Inspector Mpiti Mopeli yesterday appealed to the public to hand over all sorts of illegal firearms they possess, failure which, they will arrest those found in possession of such weapons. Inspector Mopeli said ...

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Advocate Motinyane appointed DPP

Advocate Motinyane appointed DPP

The Ministry of Law, Constitutional Affairs and Human Rights through Minister Lebohang Hlaele on Tuesday announced that Advocate Hlalefang Motinyane is the acting Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). Minister Hlaele said following the leave, pending retirement, of the DPP, Advocate ...

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Econet unveils caller ring back tune

Econet unveils caller ring back tune

Econet Telecom Lesotho has unveiled a caller ring back tune (CRBT) service that allows customers to personalise their ring back tones. Launched by the company’s product manager, Tlhaku Mokhethi, last week, the new feature provides customers with several ways to ...

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No arrests in police officer’s murder

No arrests in police officer’s murder

No arrests have been made since a police constable (PC), Thabang Posholi was shot dead at Ha Hoohlo on 23 September during a robbery. The police say they are still investigating the case. According to the police, PC Posholi had ...

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‘Nurse raped me without a condom’

‘Nurse raped me without a condom’

A 31-year-old woman who resides at Ha-Mabote says Mr. Tlali Joseph Kolobe, a registered midwifery nurse at Mabote Filter Clinic, raped her without a condom. The woman told the Maseru Magistrate Court on Tuesday that when she went for her ...

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