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Lesotho eligible for MCC Compact II

Lesotho eligible for MCC Compact II

Due to the progress made by the government of Lesotho, the country is now eligible for Millennium Challenge Compact II and African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). This was revealed by the Minister of Finance, Dr Moeketsi Majoro in a ...

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Basotho have right to health – Moleleki

Basotho have right to health – Moleleki

The Deputy Prime Minister, Mr. Monyane Moleleki said every Mosotho has the right to health as the stipulated by this year’s theme of the World Aids Day. He said Basotho should also approach health facilities to access health services that ...

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Angolans leave for Lesotho peace mission

Angolans leave for Lesotho peace mission

A contingent of mixed Angolan military forces left Luanda yesterday for the Kingdom of Lesotho to join a Southern African Development Community (SADC) peacekeeping mission. This is a contingent made up of 160 military personnel and has been provided with ...

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Ministry of Health launches Rotavirus vaccination campaign

Ministry of Health launches Rotavirus vaccination campaign

The Deputy Minister of Health yesterday launched a campaign for the Rotavirus vaccination scheduled to start this month. The launch was took place at the Ministry’s headquarters. Mrs ‘Manthabiseng Phohleli asserted that the Rotavirus vaccine will be added to the ...

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Five soldiers behind bars for shooting editor

Five soldiers behind bars for shooting editor

Five members of the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) briefly appeared before the Maseru Magistrate Court today on charges of attempted murder of the Lesotho Times Editor, Lloyd Mutangamiri. They were remanded in custody at the Lesotho Correctional Services (LCS). The ...

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Standard Lesotho Bank’s festival grows popular

Standard Lesotho Bank’s festival grows popular

Upon deliberating on how best to deploy the bank’s desire for social benefit, a festival known as the Standard Lesotho Bank African Melody Festival was birthed in 2003. The festival has become an event that Basotho look forward to every ...

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Community Councillors to undergo training

Community Councillors will attend a three-day induction programme in Maseru from Monday, said the Maseru District Administration Public Relations Officer, Mrs. Mampuo Motsamai. She said the induction will be held for Councillors from seven Community Councils which include among others ...

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Court prepares for NSS boss case

Court prepares for NSS boss case

The High Court will on December 7 set the hearing dates for the case in which the former National Security Services (NSS) Director General Colonel Tumo Lekhooa is challenging the termination of his appointment on secondment. The case will be ...

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Zambian troops arrive in Lesotho as standby force

Zambian troops arrive in Lesotho as standby force

The first contingent of troops from Zambia arrived in Lesotho on Saturday night as part of a standby force of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) meant to assist the security crisis in the country. This part of the contingent ...

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Lesotho to commemorate World AIDS Day

Lesotho to commemorate World AIDS Day

The Ministry of Health in collaboration with the National AIDS Commission (NAC) and other stakeholders in HIV and AIDS issues will commemorate the World AIDS Day at ‘Manthabiseng National Convention Centre in Maseru on Friday. December 1 has been annually ...

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