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Corpses finally retrieved from Mohale Dam

Corpses finally retrieved from Mohale Dam

A joint operation of South Africa and Lesotho Police on Tuesday found the three missing corpses at Mohale Dam after over a month of searching. The three bodies are believed to be of the men who were allegedly kidnapped on ...

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Eight soldiers charged with Mahao’s murder

Eight soldiers charged with Mahao’s murder

Eight members of the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) today appeared before the Maseru Magistrate Court charged with murder of former LDF Commander Lieutenant General (Lt. Gen.) Maaparankoe Mahao. They were remanded in custody at the Lesotho Correctional Services (LCS). They ...

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Malawi First Lady hosts Maesaiah Thabane

Malawi First Lady hosts Maesaiah Thabane

The Malawi First Lady, Dr. Gertrude Mutharika, stated that she was delighted to host Maesaiah Thabane, the First Lady of the kingdom of Lesotho on her historical visit. She disclosed that the visit was a sign of strong bilateral relations ...

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Lesotho signs water supply agreement with three countries

Lesotho signs water supply agreement with three countries

Four ministers from Lesotho, Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa have signed an agreement to commence a dam construction and water supply pipeline from Lesotho to Botswana. The ministers responsible for water supply in the respective countries met in Kasane last ...

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13-year-old win Under 20 COSSASA race

13-year-old win Under 20 COSSASA race

Manqabang Tsibela and Makhele Rammeea have won the five kilometres race which was held in the district on Saturday organised by the Lesotho Sports and Recreation (LSRC). Tsibela who is 13 years has been leading on the under 14 athletes ...

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Vodacom unveils M80 million building

Vodacom unveils M80 million building

MOBILE operator, Vodacom, launched the biggest green building in Lesotho at a cost of M80 million in support of the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Covered with solar panels, the building is carbon neutral and powered by renewable energy at ...

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Health Ministry, traditional healers join hands

Health Ministry, traditional healers join hands

The Ministry of Health in collaboration with Lesotho Network of AIDS Services Organisations (LENASO), on Wednesday met with traditional healers in a bid to solve their differences and mend relations. Disease Control Communications Officer, Mr Baroana Phenithi said that the ...

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Amajita line up friendly with Lesotho

Amajita line up friendly with Lesotho

Amajita have scheduled a friendly with Lesotho in Maseru on Saturday as part of their preparations for the COSAFA Under-20 Youth Championships. Amajita coach, Thabo Senong, will also use the match to finalise his squad, which will be announced next ...

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LDF receives new helicopter

LDF receives new helicopter

The Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) received an H125 light helicopter, and inaugurated an upgraded runway at the Mejametalana Airbase. The helicopter was commissioned by Deputy Prime Minister Monyane Moleleki on 14 October after it was acquired from Airbus Helicopters Southern ...

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13,000 Basotho children living with HIV – official

13,000 Basotho children living with HIV – official

Children in Lesotho between 0-14 years are HIV positive, according to the country’s assessment programme for the disease. According to the Lesotho Population Based HIV Impact Assessment (LePHIA) launched in Maseru on Wednesday, the prevalence of HIV among children of ...

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