Category Archives: Breaking News

Man walks 52 days for freedom

Man walks 52 days for freedom

BEREA – In remembrance of the apartheid struggle icon Nelson Mandela, the South African lone walker Thato Molosankwe aged 40 has completed 52 days’ journey walking from Cape Town to Maseru. Mr Molosankwe left Cape Town on July 18 and arrived in Maseru on September 08, then made his way to other northern districts which includes Berea, Leribe and Butha-Bothe. ...

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Chinese ambassador bids Basotho farewell

Chinese ambassador bids Basotho farewell

MASERU – Government officials and many Chinese and Basotho of Chinese origin last week gathered at Avani Lesotho for the farewell reception of the Chinese Ambassador to Lesotho, Dr. Sun Xianghua, who came to an end his tenure of post in Lesotho. Speaking at the event, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Relations, Lesego Makgothi congratulated the Dr Xianghua ...

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Defiant Chief Justice served with interim order

Defiant Chief Justice served with interim order

MASERU – The High Court has issued an interim court order interdicting Chief Justice (CJ) Nthomeng Majara from entering the premises of the Palace of Justice otherwise known as the High Court premises pending finalisation of the case the Attorney General has filed against her. The order was made by the Acting Chief Justice (ACJ) ‘Maseforo Mahase after hearing Advocate ...

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Stellenbosch produce first successful surgical pregnancy

Stellenbosch produce first successful surgical pregnancy

… Micro-TESE surgery produces first successful pregnancy in South Africa CAPE TOWN (TmgLive) – A sophisticated microsurgical procedure used to retrieve sperm cells from a man with testicular failure, has for the first time produced a successful pregnancy in South Africa. Stellenbosch University (SU) urologist and male infertility expert Dr Amir Zarrabi performed the intricate microdissection testicular sperm extraction (Micro-TESE) ...

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King Letsie III visits Gambia

King Letsie III visits Gambia

MASERU – His Majesty King Letsie III and his entourage have left the country for Banjul, Gambia. The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Relations, Lesego Makgothi, said the King’s departure to Gambia is undertaken in his capacity as United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Special Ambassador on Nutrition and al Nutrition Champion for the African Union (AU). “This ...

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ITU Secretary General visits Lesotho

ITU Secretary General visits Lesotho

MASERU – International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Secretary-General, Houlin Zhao and his entourage arrived in Lesotho on Sunday for a two-day official visit to the Minister of Communications, Science and Technology, Chief Thesele Maseribane. The visit follows the 2018 ITU Telecom World Conference held in South Africa recently, a platform for African countries to make their voice heard, reshape the environment ...

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Lesotho’s defense minister resigns

Lesotho’s defense minister resigns

MASERU – Lesotho’s Minister of Defence, Sentje Lebona has tendered his resignation to Prime Minister Thomas Thabane and the resignation is effective immediately. Mr Lebona confirmed that he has resigned from his position and his letter was handed in to the PM’s office on Thursday for personal reasons. He further indicated that there is a number of things that have ...

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127 farmers to graduate

127 farmers to graduate

MASERU – At least 127 graduates from the Lesotho Agricultural College (LAC) are conferred Diplomas in different categories during the 56th Graduation Ceremony held at Victory Hall, in Maseru today. The LAC Principal, Dr Motebang Pomela, said the graduates have completed their Diplomas in General Agriculture, Forestry and Resource Management, Agricultural Engineering, Land and Water Management, Home Economics and Diploma ...

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TRIBUTE: Kofi Annan was the United Nations

TRIBUTE: Kofi Annan was the United Nations

ANTONIO GUTERRES Since the shock of former United Nations’ Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s death, I have been reflecting on what made him so special. To my mind, it is simply this:  Kofi Annan was both one-of-a-kind and one of us. He was an exceptional global leader – and he was also someone virtually anyone in the world could see themselves in: ...

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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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