Category Archives: Breaking News

Major Ramoepana to get court order

Major Ramoepana to get court order

The Maseru Magistrate Court, through Chief Magistrate ‘Matankiso Nthunya, today announced that it will sign an order requesting the Lesotho Correctional Services (LCS), Econet Telecom Lesotho, and Vodacom Lesotho to release the medical health booklet and print outs of the records of his two mobile phones, respectively to Major Pitso Ramoepana’s lawyers. This is after Major Ramoepana’s lawyer, Advocate Karobo ...

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Home Affairs extends working hours

Home Affairs extends working hours

The Ministry of Home Affairs extended working hours in the departments of Immigration Services, Passport Services, and the National Identity and Civil Registry (NICR) in an effort to offer services to Basotho. According to the information provided by the ministry, the working hours were extended from 6:00am to 4:30pm for the provision of passport services, and 6:00am and 7:00pm for ...

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Minister challenges public servants for reforms

Minister challenges public servants for reforms

If public service reforms are to be meaningful to the nation, they should be able to set benchmarks that will ensure no one is above the law and that everybody shall be held accountable. This is according to the Public Service Minister Chief Thesele Maseribane, addressing senior officials at the ministry’s retreat on Thursday this week, held at the Berea ...

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Civil servants ponder service delivery for 2018

Civil servants ponder service delivery for 2018

The Public Service Ministry’s departmental heads today converged at Thuathe on an introspection mission that included the private sector as partners on the emancipation of the workforce in Lesotho. Officiating the meeting, the Minister of Public Service, Chief Thesele ‘Maseribane said the initiative serves to weigh and gauge the Ministry’s progress in terms of where they are and where they ...

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Queen celebrates Christmas with vulnerable children

Queen celebrates Christmas with vulnerable children

Queen ‘Masenate Mohato Seeiso urged children to obey and respect parents because it’s one of God’s commandments. The Queen said this while addressing children, parents, and the general public at the event held in Ha Au organised to celebrate Christmas with vulnerable children from the villages of Mazenod, Ha Tseka, and Ha Au on Wednesday. The activity, which was organised ...

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Council to finalise water project

Council to finalise water project

The Mapoteng Community Council will finalise the water project at Ha Ntsoso, Mapoteng, in Berea early next year. The water project commenced during the 2016/17financial year, but was not completed because of inevitable circumstances. The Mapoteng Community Council Secretary, Ms. Tšepang Moqasa said the final touches of the project will include with the installation of water pipes to channel water ...

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HIV testing must at 12 years: LENASO

HIV testing must at 12 years: LENASO

Lesotho Network Aids Services Organisation (LENASO) will soon introduce the Smart Start project mandated to advocate for HIV testing from the of age 12. The Project Manager, Mr. Masheane Khasoane said the target is to reduce new infections using the AIDS policy 90 90 90. He added that they are aiming to reduce new HIV infections by at least 95-98 ...

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LUCT throws Xmas party for vulnerable children

LUCT throws Xmas party for vulnerable children

Last Friday, the Limkokwing University of Creative Technology (LUCT) in partnership with UNICEF, hosted a Christmas party for vulnerable children in Maseru. The LUCT Registrar, Mr. Moroka Hoohlo said the initiative was established in order to show solidarity between the organisations. “It is our responsibility to remember children and consider how they live.Christmas is a time for family and joy, ...

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Court martial members recuse themselves

Court martial members recuse themselves

Two members of the court martial trying three members of the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) who are charged with mutiny, subversion and failure to report it recused themselves on Wednesday. Brigadier Khomo Mohobo, the court’s Judge Advocate, and Captain Lehooli Motikoe, who was appointed the court’s Prosecutor recused themselves following the defence team’s objection to their appointments for various reasons. ...

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Grazing association receives equipment

Grazing association receives equipment

The Department of Forestry and Land Reclamation handed over range management equipment to Mosuoe-Tšepiso Grazing Association on Friday. The Range Management Officer, Mrs. Lineo Baasi said the equipment is intended to address the effects of climate change. The equipment sponsored by Food Agricultural Association (FAO) includes first aid kits, mattocks, grass seeders, sheep paddocks, and cattle paddocks amongst others. Mrs. ...

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