Category Archives: Breaking News

Lesotho faces another crisis

Lesotho faces another crisis

Lesotho is facing another crisis as the opposition Democratic Congress (DC) files a motion of no confidence in the coalition government led by Prime Minister Thomas Thabane, and demands that Parliament be re-opened. The DC Spokesperson, Serialong Qoo, says Parliament hasn’t sat for months, and the government is silent about the reason for the extended closure. Qoo says they have demanded the re-opening for months and ...

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It’s a two-horse race for president position of athletics association

It’s a two-horse race for president position of athletics association

It is a two horse race for Lesotho Amateur Athletics Association (LAAA) presidential elections to be held during the association’s Annual General Conference to be staged on October 28 in a venue yet to be decided upon. LAAA Public Relations Officer (PRO) Mr. Sejanamane Maphathe said those vying for the association’s presidential elections are incumbent president Mr. Pati Mareka who ...

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Former social development chief officer charged with fraud and theft

Former social development chief officer charged with fraud and theft

The Former Principal Secretary (PS) for the Ministry of Social Development Mrs. Selloane Qhobela briefly appeared before the Maseru Magistrate Court charged with fraud and theft involving over M60,000.00. According to the charge, Qhobela (53) of Butha-Buthe but who presently resides in Ladybrand is charged with contravening the provisions of Sections 68 (1) read with Section 109 of the Penal ...

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Lt General Kamoli charged with murder …. With 14 more counts and remanded in jail to await trial

Lt General Kamoli charged with murder …. With 14 more counts and remanded in jail to await trial

The Former army Commander Lieutenant General (Lieut. Gen.) Tlali Kamoli (51) briefly appeared before the Maseru Magistrate Court on Monday charged with murder and several counts of attempted murder. Appearing before Resident Magistrate Lerato Ntelane, Lieut. Gen. Kamoli was read a murder charge in which according to a directive from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) dated October 11, this ...

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Lesotho High Altitude Summer Marathon launched

Lesotho High Altitude Summer Marathon launched

In preparation for Lesotho High Alititude Summer Marathon (LHASM) scheduled for December 02, Ministry of Gender and Youths, Sports and Recreation (MGYSR) has officially launched registration at the district level of Mokhotlong on Saturday. Lesotho High Altitude Summer Marathon which is planned to run in three categories of 42.2km, 21.1km and 5km development race will all kick start in various ...

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Lt General Kamoli to spend weekend in police cells

Lt General Kamoli to spend weekend in police cells

The former army Commander Lieutenant General Tlali Kamoli who was until late Friday October 13 still in police custody ‘assisting police with information regarding some illegalities that happened during his time as the commander’ was likely to spend the weekend police cells. This was confirmed by Lesotho Mounted Police Service (LMPS) Public Relations Officer (PRO) Inspector Mpiti Mopeli on Friday ...

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Likatola resumes camp ahead of Rugby Africa Tourney

Likatola resumes camp ahead of Rugby Africa Tourney

The Lesotho’s senior Rugby national side popularly known as Likatola is going to camp at the Aloes Guest House at the Berea Plateau on Friday ahead of three-day Rugby Africa South Region to be played at Machabeng College in Maseru starting on Sunday. Speaking in an interview, Lesotho Rugby Federation Secretary General Mr. Lits’itso Mots’eremeli said the purpose of the ...

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Opposition pulling a political stunt, analysts

Opposition pulling a political stunt, analysts

Political analysts believe a motion of no confidence against the Prime Minister and his government, forwarded to the office of the Speaker of Parliament on Thursday is just a political stunt pulled by opposition parties. Analysing the matter, Professor Kopano Makoa from the National University of Lesotho (NUL) said there are a number of reasons for the opposition to have ...

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Rape suspected nurse await trial in jail

Rape suspected nurse await trial in jail

The hearing of a case in which a registered Midwifery Nurse Tlali Joseph Kolobe of Ha-Thetsane is charged with sexual offence will continue on Monday, November 06, this year. Magistrate ‘Mamorojele Qoo announced this on Friday after the case failed to continue following Senior Crown Counsel (SCC) Advocate Lehlohonolo Phooko’s request that the hearing be postponed to November. Explaining why ...

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Is your car road worthy?

Is your car road worthy?

The department of Road Safety in the Ministry of Public Works and Transport will on Monday next week embark on a national Vehicle Inspection Campaign. This was revealed by Chief Information Officer in the Department, Mrs. Ntumeleng Nts’ekhe-Moloinyane in an interview on Friday. According to her, they will start in Maseru and be extended to other parts of the country ...

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