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RCL elects new NEC

RCL elects new NEC

The Reformed Congress of Lesotho (RCL) has on Saturday elected its new National Executive Committee (NEC) during the conference held in Ladybrand South Africa. Speaking with LENA, newly elected Spokesperson Mr. Setjeo Malibo said that the new NEC was elected following the one which was postponed in December. He said that the leader and her deputy were unchallenged saying that ...

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Baby Karabo wins little fee foundation competition

Baby Karabo wins little fee foundation competition

A one year old girl Karabo Morobi has been crowned Lesotho Little Feet Foundation 2016 Baby of the year competition winner with 55436 votes. Ts’epo Pulumo became the first runner with 10589 votes while Katleho Taela became the second runner with 9076 votes. According to the press release from the organisation, the competition which ran throughout the year is held ...

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Ramophosa urges Lesotho politicians to play their role

Ramophosa urges Lesotho politicians to play their role

The South Africa Deputy President, Mr. Cyril Ramaphosa advised Leaders of opposition parties who have just returned from a two year exile, to play their key role in Parliament. He was addressing media in Maseru on Sunday on the return of All Basotho Convention (ABC), Reformed Congress of Lesotho (RCL) and Basotho National Party (BNP) Leaders, Dr. Motsoahae Thabane, Ms. ...

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Unlawful clinics clamped down

Unlawful clinics clamped down

A 19 years old man of Thaba-Tseka, Ha-Mafa Macheseng, is in police custody for allegedly killing an 18-year-old boy at school on the last week Wednesday. The two are reported to be attending school together and are in form A, and they are friends and also related. The deceased is said to have drank the suspect`s soft porridge which led ...

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Australian couple set up books for Lesotho

Australian couple set up books for Lesotho

For the past 9 years, David and his wife, Liz, were the “vehicle” by which an assortment of books came to the schools in Lesotho. The Linn couple have now established Books for Lesotho Inc. through which the 10th annual shipment of books was sent through Transformation Resource Centre (TRC) to be distributed to schools. Describing the history of the ...

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RCL senior members forsake party

RCL senior members forsake party

Members of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of Reformed Congress of Lesotho (RCL) have ditched their party to join other parties. Speaking with LENA, Deputy Spokesperson Mr. Rorisang Mokoena said he has left the party because the leader Mrs. Keketso Rants’o and her deputy Dr. Motloheloa Phooko for a long time have been making decision regarding the party on their ...

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‘Police ask for opposition leader’s sleeping arrangement,’ guard

‘Police ask for opposition leader’s sleeping arrangement,’ guard

Police are denying accusations that they arrested Alliance of Democrats (AD) Leader Mr. Monyane Moleleki’s guard to investigate about his security around his house. The man who works for Caledon Security Company was taken in by police on Wednesday afternoon and released in the evening following hours of apprehension. Deputy Commissioner of Police(DCP) Masupha Masupha said the man was arrested ...

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Opposition alliance calls for protest

Opposition alliance calls for protest

The youths of All Basotho Convention (ABC), Alliance of Democrats (AD), Basotho National Party (BNP) and Reformed Congress for Lesotho (RCL) have organised a protest against Lesotho People’s Congress (LPC), Bokang Ramatsella against what they called a verbal attack and disrespect to the King. Speaking at the press briefing AD Secretary General Mr. Letuka Chafotsa said that this follows their ...

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Clergymen in Lesotho appeal for peace

Clergymen in Lesotho appeal for peace

The Arch Bishop Gerard Tlali Lerotholi OMI has appealed to the government of Lesotho to handle matters of the country the right way, to not abuse their power and to abide by the laws of all sectors in order to regain peace and stability of the Basotho nation. The bishop said this at a press conference that was held by ...

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Subjects arrest headman to Chief’s court

Subjects arrest headman to Chief’s court

A group of men yesterday at Ha-Abia, Nts’irele, Maseru attacked their Headman and took him to Ha Abia Chief’s court on suspicion of being part of people who are stealing their livestock and letting some people to use vulgar language and insults as they wished in the community without being punished. The matter was brought before the Ha Abia Chief ...

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