Category Archives: Profiles

Lesenya recounts his journey in politics

Lesenya recounts his journey in politics

MASERU- Ts’eliso Lesenya’s appointment as Ministry of Public Service Principal Secretary, last month has been written in the stars since his childhood. His rise to the top started in 1985 when at the tender age of eight he was a champion for the International Youth Day as a Basotho National Party (BNP) to leading the party’s youth league between 2011 ...

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Sechele had chequered career

Sechele had chequered career

Brigadier Bulane Andrew Sechele’s death in Tuesday’s gun battle which also claimed the lives of Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) commander the LDF Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Khoantle Motṧomotṧo and Colonel Tefo Hashatsi at the Ratjomose Barracks, brought to an end a long and somewhat controversial military career dating back to 1996 when he joined as a junior soldier occupying a ...

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Hashatsi: Loved and loathed

Hashatsi: Loved and loathed

COLONEL Tefo Hashatsi, who died from wounds sustained in a hail of bullets on Tuesday, was a polarising figure who was loved and loathed in equal measure by his supporters and opponents respectively. Col Hashatsi was shot by Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) commander Lieutenant-General Khoantle Motšomotšo’s bodyguards after the latter was gunned down by Brigadier Bulane Sechele at Ratjomose barracks. ...

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Mochoboroane opens up about political and private life

Mochoboroane opens up about political and private life

He is renowned for his gung-ho approach and never-say-die spirit, which has endeared him to many, and has his detractors quaking in their boots. Since hitting the campaign trail on the eve of Lesotho’s third poll in five years, Selibe Mochoboroane has galvanised his ever-growing band of supporters with his electric message of hope, reconstruction and development. His meteoric rise ...

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