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The mining directors get induction

The mining directors get induction

RORISANG MAHLO MASERU – In an attempt to introspect the efficiency and effectiveness in the regulation of the mining sector, the mining ministry has identified a need to empower the directors nominated to represent the government in the boards of various commercial mining companies. The ministry, therefore, conducted an induction session for the directors at the ministry`s boardroom on August ...

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Justice Mahase appointed Acting Chief Justice

Justice Mahase appointed Acting Chief Justice

MASERU – Following the suspension of Chief Justice (CJ) Nthomeng Majara, King Letsie III has appointed Her Ladyship Madam Justice ‘Maseforo Mahase as the Acting Chief Justice (CJ) of Lesotho. According to a letter dated September 10, 2018,from the Prime Minister’s office written to Justice Mahase, the King appointed Justice Mahase pursuant to Section 120 (4) of the Constitution of ...

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Court officials steal M300k

Court officials steal M300k

MASERU – The Maseru Magistrate Court will on November 2, 2018 continue to hear a case in which two Thaba-Tseka Magistrate Court officials are charged with corruption and theft that involves over M300,000. Maseru Resident Magistrate Polo Banyane is presiding over the case and the November sitting of the court will be in Thaba-Tseka. The previous sitting was held in ...

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Magistrate condemns police brutality

Magistrate condemns police brutality

… police officers salute the court when entering and later lie to it… MASERU – Maseru Magistrate Court Resident, Magistrate Polo Banyane, has on Wednesday condemned police brutality that is allegedly committed against crime suspects when they are in police custody. Magistrate Banyane condemned the brutality after hearing from a fraud suspect, Tsela Mphou of Ts’enola, who alleged that police ...

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Palace employee charged with corruption

Palace employee charged with corruption

… she allegedly accepted M30k for awarding a tender MASERU – Former employee of the Royal Palace, Mats’eliso Mabuea, 60, of Ha Ts’osane Maseru appeared briefly before the Maseru Magistrate Court charged with contravening the provisions of Section 21 (3) (b) of the Provisions of Corruption and Economic Offences Act of 1999 as amended. The charge prepared by the Directorate ...

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Consider legalizing abortion, women

Consider legalizing abortion, women

MASERU – Women and Law Southern Africa (WLSA) appeals to the government of Lesotho to deal with the source which leads to increasing cases of abortion in Lesotho. The WLSA Programme Manager ‘Mamosa Mohlabula-Nokana disclosed this in an interview on Tuesday. This follows the revelation by the Minster of Health Nkaku Kabi that abortion cases were the main causes of ...

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Thabane praises China-Africa Summit

Thabane praises China-Africa Summit

… Heads of states and government summit successful MASERU – Prime Minister Motsoahae Thabane says the Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) held in the People’s Republic of China for heads of States and governments in Africa was a resounding success. Dr Thabane told the press conference held in Maseru on Tuesday that amongst the top and favourable ...

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Govt to provide coffins to Makoae fire victims

Govt to provide coffins to Makoae fire victims

MASERU – The Minister of Social Development ‘Matebatso Doti says the government considers the Ha Makoae incident in which children aged between one and 11 years who lost their lives thorough fire while in a play house (Mantloane) as a disaster. In her statement made at the National Assembly on Tuesday, the Minister said the government has resolved to provide ...

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‘Maseribane calls for embracing of digital in public service

‘Maseribane calls for embracing of digital in public service

MASERU – The Minister of Communications, Science and Technology, Chief Thesele Maseribane says to fast track universal connectivity, governments need to digitalize their business processes and make organizational transformations. Speaking during the Ministerial Roundtable during the ITU Telecom World 2018 forum in Durban on Tuesday, Chief Maseribane said when services are digitally transformed, there will be economic growth and citizens ...

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Taung woman sues police

Taung woman sues police

… demands half a million for damages NAT MOLOMO MASERU (TmgLive) – A Taung woman is suing the police for damages amounting to M550,045 after three Mohale’s Hoek police shot her above the knee and shot dead her dog. The incident happened on November 14, 2015 at Taung Ha Mohohlo in the Mohale’s Hoek district. Defendants are the commissioner of ...

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