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Disgruntled RCL members seek to retrain leader

Disgruntled RCL members seek to retrain leader

MASERU – Disgruntled members of the Reformed Congress of Lesotho (RCL) will know later if their plea to restrain their leader will succeed after the court ruled last week that their application was not urgent. The High Court of Lesotho ruled that the application in which some members were asking the court to interdict Mrs Keketso Rantšo from continuing to ...

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India cherishes partnership with Lesotho

India cherishes partnership with Lesotho

Asserting India’s commitment for Lesotho’s development, India President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday thanked the country for its support at the multilateral bodies, including Justice Dalveer Bhandari’s re-election to the International Court of Justice, according to an official statement. Welcoming King Letsie III and Her Majesty Queen Masenate Mohato Seeiso at Rashtrapati Bhavan, President Kovind said India and Lesotho share ...

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WASCO combats blood worms

WASCO combats blood worms

Maseru – The Water and Sewerage Company (WASCO) drained and cleaned one of the main service reservoirs at Mpilo, in Maseru, following reports that some customers discovered blood worms in various areas within Maseru during the Christmas Holidays. This was revealed by the WASCO Acting Director of Operations, Mr. Mpho Mokoatleng at the press conference held in Maseru on Monday. ...

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Mosisili’s son in law fights recall from foreign service

Mosisili’s son in law fights recall from foreign service

MASERU (TNS) – The son in law of former Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili, Moshe Kao, is fighting his recall from the foreign service in Geneva, Switzeland, where he was appointed ambassador by the previous regime under his father in law in 2015. The government of Tom Thabane alleges that Kao was appointed without following proper procedures and therefore his appointment ...

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Ambassador to US suspended

Ambassador to US suspended

MASERU (TNS) – A legal battle is ongoing in the courts of law following suspension from international assignment of Adv Kelebone Maope, the Lesotho’s Ambassador to the United States of America who was appointed in 2015. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has confirmed Maope’s suspension pending investigations that may lead to his disciplinary action. Without going into details, foreign affairs ...

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Police recover stolen livestock

Police recover stolen livestock

Mafeteng – The Mafeteng police in partnership with South Africa police recovered stolen goats and cattle the Officer Commanding Mafeteng Police, Senior Superintendent Tšeliso Baholo has revealed. He said: “We recovered the livestock during the festive raids that were conducted nation-wide.” He said: “One cow was found at Tšakholo while five were recovered abandoned near Van Royeen’s Gate following information ...

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ADAAL urges youth to refrain from drug use

ADAAL urges youth to refrain from drug use

Maseru – The Anti-Drug Abuse Association of Lesotho (ADAAL) encourages youth to form groups that educate them about substance abuse and prevention. This was said by the Anti-Drug Abuse Association of Lesotho (ADAAL) Director, Ms. Mphonyane Mofokeng during an interview on Thursday. She said the initiative will help the youth empower each other. The ADAAL Director said the youth can ...

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Police deny arresting Mosisili

Police deny arresting Mosisili

Maseru – The Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), Inspector Mpiti Mopeli rubbished allegations that former Prime Minister and leader of the Democratic Congress (DC), Dr. Pakalitha Mosisili had been arrested. Inspector Mopeli said there is no such thing, adding that Dr. Mosisili has not been called to report himself to the police, so far. Allegations on social media indicated that ...

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Major Ramoepana still waiting for records

Major Ramoepana still waiting for records

Maseru — Major Pitso Ramoepana is still not aware if the Lesotho Correctional Services (LCS) management will release his medical booklet or not as per the order of the Magistrate court. This is due to the fact that the prosecutor, Advocate Lehlohonolo Phooko, handling his case is on leave; therefore, Major Ramoepena should wait for his return. Appearing before Senior ...

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