Category Archives: Breaking News

‘We brought in top players’

‘We brought in top players’

Berea (TNS) – Lioli assistant coach, Motebang Makhetha believes the newly signed players will add value to his side. Makhetha said this in an interview with Maseru Metro last week. Tse Nala strengthened their team by bringing in six new faces in their camp, and three of those players are foreigners – Tebelo Mofokeng, Tshediso Mosikidi and Josef Lekata – ...

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Reforms are not a panacea

Reforms are not a panacea

When Lesotho transitioned from single-party politics to volatile coalition politics in 2012, it became apparent to all and sundry that the post-independence constitutional design had lost its elasticity. Consequently, the reforms agenda emerged to occupy the centre-stage in the public discourse. It took some time to be accepted by all the political players, but now it is indisputably the only ...

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Lesotho political parties’ inclusive reforms pledge

Lesotho political parties’ inclusive reforms pledge

Continued from last week . . . In signing the inclusive Reforms Process Pledge before the June 3, 2017 elections, the Lesotho political parties together with international observers, envisaged that no party shall renege on this important National Programme. All 29 political parties in Lesotho, College of Chiefs, Christian Council of Lesotho, Independent Electoral Commission and Lesotho NGOs; together with ...

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Lesotho Electricity Company buys power from Mozambique

Lesotho Electricity Company buys power from Mozambique

The electricity companies of Lesotho and Mozambique have signed an agreement under which Electricidade de Mocambique (EDM) will sell Lesotho Electricity Company (LEC) between 10 and 30MW of power between January and December this year. The sale is expected to earn EDM $7 million, and will pave the way for a further agreement covering a longer period. The EDM chairperson, ...

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NGO formulates a peace-building collaboration in the Philippines

NGO formulates a peace-building collaboration in the Philippines

Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL), an international peace NGO headquartered in South Korea and accredited by the UN ECOSOC, is carrying out peace projects in the Philippines, starting with a peace agreement with local representatives of Mindanao. Along with Chairman Man Hee Lee’s 8th visit to the Philippines, the organization sought peace-building measures through the meeting with ...

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LRA to modernise tax system

LRA to modernise tax system

Maseru– The Tax Modernisation Project to be implemented by the Lesotho Revenue Authority (LRA) will strengthen Lesotho’s tax administration capacity, said the Minister of Finance, Dr. Moeketsi Majoro during the loan agreement signing ceremony between the government of Lesotho and African Development Bank (ADB). The loan agreement to the tune of M85 million was signed at an event held in ...

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Electricity installation: A dream come true

Electricity installation: A dream come true

Berea (TNS) – The Liboping Chieftainess, ‘Mahlabathe Majara of Berea expressed gratitude over the installation of electricity in her area, saying it is ‘a dream come true’. The installation of electricity in nine villages in which villagers have to date contributed more than M500,000, started in December. Chieftainess Majara applauded the four-by-four government for its humanitarian gesture which she said ...

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Chinese business community appeals to police

Chinese business community appeals to police

Mohale’s Hoek – The Chinese business community operating in Mohale’s Hoek appealed to the police to attend to reported crimes timely. This, they said during a meeting aimed at strengthening relations between them and the police. During the meeting, the Chinese business community said they are usually victims of robbery hence a need for the police to attend the scene ...

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Vundla calls Generations 16 saga ‘stupid’

Vundla calls Generations 16 saga ‘stupid’

Generations’ creator Mfundi Vundla has come under fire from actors, after he dubbed the Generations 16 saga ‘stupid’ and questioned the success of actors, who were sacked from the soapie. Mfundi said that he was a target and the actors’ ‘anger’ was misdirected because ‘royalties are not his business’. In 2014, 16 of the soapie’s lead actors were fired after ...

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Scramble for Brenda Fassie’s biopic

Scramble for Brenda Fassie’s biopic

Brenda Fassie’s son, Bongani has lashed out at music veteran Sello ‘Chicco’ Twala’s attempt to block the making of a biopic about the songstress which is currently in the pipeline. Chicco reportedly plans to file a legal application to stop the production of the film about Brenda’s life, claiming he had the rights to her music and any films about ...

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