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We will bounce back: Lioli

TEYATEYANENG (TNS) – The Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) ‘Sohle-Sohle’ on Sunday shocked Lioli ‘Tse Nala’ with 1-0 defeat in their own backyard, with a 42nd minute goal. The visitors were playing with a lone striker, Mojela Letsie, but that did not stop them from putting the ball in the back of the net. Lioli had new signee, Tseko Lekata striking ...

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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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Teenager in custody for alleged robbery

Teenager in custody for alleged robbery

Mohale’s Hoek – An 18-year-old male of Likhutlong, in Mohale’s Hoek is currently assisting the police with investigations in connection with a robbery that occurred on December 31, 2017. The Officer Commanding Mohale’s Hoek police, Senior Superintendent Khethisang Koro said the incident occurred at the bus stop area in Mohale’s Hoek. It is alleged that a Chinese businessman was robbed ...

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SA producer, musician Robbie Malinga passes on

SA producer, musician Robbie Malinga passes on

South African veteran record producer and musician Robbie Malinga succumbed to anemia on Christmas day. He was 47. Details about his death are unclear at this stage, but his manager Sipho Dube has confirmed that the legendary musician died in the afternoon. Musicians have taken to social media to pay tribute to him. Yvonne Chaka Chaka tweeted: “Sad news indeed, ...

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Hiking-and-flying around Lesotho

Hiking-and-flying around Lesotho

Pierre Carter and Jeremy Holdcroft set off on December 16 on an unsupported mission to hike-and-fly around the perimeter of Lesotho. Carter, who is part of the Paraglide Kilimanjaro team and a former Red Bull X-Alps athlete, along with fellow South African Holdcroft, started their journey from Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge. They estimate the total distance covered around the circuit, which takes in four ...

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AFM church to host youth regional conference

AFM church to host youth regional conference

Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM) youth from South region will join their counterparts from North and Central regions at a three-day youth conference to be held at the National University of Lesotho (NUL) from December 23 to 26. The Chairperson of the National Youth Committee, Apostle Samuel Mpenyane said: “The objective of the conference is to pursue unity among the youth ...

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South African assets rise as Ramaphosa wins ANC leadership vote

South African assets rise as Ramaphosa wins ANC leadership vote

South Africa’s rand and bonds advanced after the ruling African National Congress party elected Cyril Ramaphosa as its next leader. The rand extended gains to climb 4{ce26f346cd59949e2c0f2d00ffd4e33d79c93a92036a118111a0d166462d4b89} to 12.5802 per dollar by 7 p.m. in Johannesburg, the biggest jump in two years to the strongest level since March. Yields on the government’s $1.25 billion of 2026 Eurobonds fell 11 basis ...

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Premier league matches postponed to mourn Shale

Premier league matches postponed to mourn Shale

The Lesotho Premier League resolved to postpone the Econet Premier League fixtures from Saturday to Sunday in order to allow the soccer fraternity to attend the burial of former Likuena player and Majantja coach, Mr. Motlatsi Shale. Mr. Shale, who played for and coached several premier league teams and the national side, will be laid to rest in Tšenola, Maseru ...

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Over M5 million for electrification of villages

Over M5 million for electrification of villages

The government will spend over M5 million for electrification of eight villages in the Taung constituency in Mohale’s Hoek. The Minister of Energy and Meteorology, Mr. Mokoto Hloaele said the project will benefit 428 households within the villages of Ha Mokotane, Ha Ramokausi, Ha Sephapho, Serabele, Lehloaneng, Malimong, Mantsopa, and Motsemocha. He said the project will also benefit primary schools ...

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Makoanyane XI reach COSAFA finals

Makoanyane XI reach COSAFA finals

Lesotho’s youth national side Makoanyane XI surprised even themselves by reaching the Under-20 2017 Council of Southern Africa Football Association (COSAFA) finals after bundling tournament favourites Uganda 6-5 on penalties yesterday. Makoanyane XI will now face neighbours South Africa, Amajita, in the final tomorrow. The Makoanyane XI Team Manager Mr. Lehlohonolo Matlosa said they are proud of the boys after ...

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