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Labour Court President under spotlight

Labour Court President under spotlight

. . . as faulty work structure poses headaches for Khabo MASERU – A simmering dispute pitting the Ministry of Labour and the Labour Court president over working conditions and benefits is threatening to stall operations at the already overloaded ...

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Civil society hails local elections as free and fair

Civil society hails local elections as free and fair

Lesotho’s civil society have hailed the weekend local government elections as reflective of the will of the people and have been conducted in a manner that is free and fair. The declaration was made on Thursday in Maseru where the ...

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Lesotho to direct smallholders towards climate smart agriculture

Lesotho to direct smallholders towards climate smart agriculture

On Friday, the World Bank approved a US$10 million (M136.5 million) additional financing from the International Development Association (IDA) to Lesotho’s ongoing Smallholder Agriculture Development Project (SADP). The added funds are aimed at increasing market output among smallholders in Lesotho’s ...

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WASCO launches smart metering system

WASCO launches smart metering system

The Water and Sewage Company (WASCO) launched a three-month Smart Metering Project during a press briefing held in Maseru today. On behalf of the management of WASCO, Mr. Kopano Ramatla said the project, which is intended to convert post-paid metres ...

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School trip ends tragically

Mr.’Mota Makakamela, a Masoeling LECSSA Primary School teacher, says a rock that was rolled downhill by some children from a nearby village struck the bus and tragically hit two pupils during a school trip to Mohale Dam yesterday. Pupils and ...

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Sanef: Safety of journalists in Lesotho ‘under threat’

Sanef: Safety of journalists in Lesotho ‘under threat’

The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) has expressed concern over the “condition and situation” of journalists in Lesotho. In a statement today, Sanef said that the safety of journalists working in the mountain kingdom was under threat “due to ...

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Police urge bank clients to be cautious

Police urge bank clients to be cautious

Following an incidence where a Chinese business person was defrauded M50,000 by a First National Bank (FNB) employee, Lefu Mokhatse aged 27, in Mokhotlong, the Police have strongly urged customers to be cautious when using bank services. The Officer Commanding ...

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LMPS, SAPS search for missing bodies

LMPS, SAPS search for missing bodies

The Lesotho Mounted Police Service (LMPS) and South African Police Service (SAPS) have launched a search for three men who are believed to have been thrown into Mohale Dam in May this year. Nine members of the Lesotho Defence Force ...

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AD wins Ratau Community Council

AD wins Ratau Community Council

The Alliance of Democrats (AD) won Ratau AO2 community council after the party clinched three out of seven Electoral Divisions (EDs). The results were published by the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) at ‘Manthabiseng National Convention Centre yesterday. The AD won Ratau ...

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