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Govt, unions and employers urged to negotiate

Govt, unions and employers urged to negotiate

MASERU – The Labour Appeal Court has urged the government, trade unions and employers to go to the round table to discuss dispute on the increment of factory workers’ minimum wage from M1,200 to M2,000. The parties were advised by the Labour Appeal Court Acting Judge Keketso Moahloli on Monday this week after Lawyers representing the parties met in Judges ...

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It takes three to stimulate youth entrepreneurship

It takes three to stimulate youth entrepreneurship

… BEDCO, SLB, LRA sensitise youth on Bacha Entrepreneurship Project LERIBE – With the purpose of overcoming high unemployment rate in the country, Standard Lesotho Bank (SLB) in association with Lesotho Revenue Authority (LRA) and Basotho Enterprise Development Corporation (BEDCO) sensitised youth between the ages of 21 and 25 on phase two of Bacha Entrepreneurship Project. Phase one of Bacha ...

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It’s all in the hands Lesotho leadership

It’s all in the hands Lesotho leadership

… play along SADC stance or go their own way LITHA MOTSAMAI MASERU (TmgLive) – Sadc leaders have threatened to take unspecified action against Basotho leaders who scuttle next week’s National Leaders Forum and wider talks geared at reforming the country’s key democratic institutions. A strongly-worded communique released at the end of the regional leaders’ Summit in Namibia Thursday night, ...

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Women soccer squad ready for COSAFA

Women soccer squad ready for COSAFA

MASERU – Lesotho’s senior women’s soccer squad popularly known as Mehalalitoe will play two international friendly games with two sides Tsunami from Qwaqwa and Simunye ladies from Bloemfontein on Sunday. Mehalaliote Team Manager, Mr. Lekhooa Thabaneng said the team has been in training for the past two weeks in preparation for the regional Council of Southern Africa Football Association (COSAFA) ...

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Borrowers to know if they are overcharged next month

Borrowers to know if they are overcharged next month

… after asking the court to interpret good interest percentage for loans MASERU – The High Court’s Commercial division has postponed to September 11, 2018 the hearing of a case in which several Basotho nationals are complaining about unfair and unlawful rates which they say Letshego Financial Services is charging them. The postponement of the case was confirmed by the ...

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38th SADC Communique 17-18 August 2018

38th SADC Communique 17-18 August 2018

Version of 18/08/2018 08:50 COMMUNIQUÉ OF THE 38th SADC SUMMIT OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT SAFARI COURT CONFERENCE CENTRE WINDHOEK NAMIBIA 17th – 18th AUGUST, 2018 1. The 38th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) was held at Safari Court Conference Centre, in Windhoek, the Republic of Namibia, on ...

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OBITUARY: Kofi Annan, former UN secretary-general

OBITUARY: Kofi Annan, former UN secretary-general

Kofi Annan, the former UN secretary-general, who had died in Switzerland aged 80, was perhaps the most important and powerful leader the organisation ever had though he was also one of the most controversial. A descendant of generations of Ghanaian tribal chiefs, the soft-spoken Annan was the first secretary-general to have risen through the UN ranks to attain the post ...

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SADC fed up with Lesotho’s tortoise pace on reforms

SADC fed up with Lesotho’s tortoise pace on reforms

… Leaders run out of patience with Lesotho leadership and vows to take it no more MASERU (TmgLive) – Leaders of Southern African Development Community (SADC) meeting in Windhoek, Namibia in the 38th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government have urged Lesotho to urgently implement reforms timetable. In a draft communique on Lesotho, the leaders resolved “not to ...

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Court to decide on Likoti’s demand of gratuity

Court to decide on Likoti’s demand of gratuity

MASERU – The High Court has allocated Judges ‘Maseshophe Hlajoane, Lisebo Chaka-Makhooane and Molefi Makara a constitutional case in which Dr Fako Likoti is challenging among other respondents, the Prime Minister and Minister of Finance for not paying his gratuity. Dr Likoti is former Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili’s economic and political advisor for two and half years between 2015 and ...

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Court rejects employers’ request

Court rejects employers’ request

… matter belongs to labour court as employer/employee dispute MASERU – The High Court has dismissed with costs an order to halt gazetting of on M2,000 minimum wage for factory workers. The acting high court judge, Justice Moroke Mokhesi, on Friday afternoon made the short ruling immediately after hearing arguments by Lawyers for applicants and respondents. The decision overturned the ...

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