Category Archives: Breaking News

Matsepe High School to host Moshoeshoe Day commemorations

Matsepe High School to host Moshoeshoe Day commemorations

Mafeteng – The community of Mafeteng and Public Servants will gather at Matsepe High School to commemorate Moshoeshoe’s Day on March 11. The activity is aimed at honouring the founder of the Basotho, King Moshoeshoe I, who died on March 11, 1870. Activities of the day will among others include a parade by the Lesotho Mounted Police Service and singing ...

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Drive to promote mushroom, JUNCAO grass business

Drive to promote mushroom, JUNCAO grass business

Maseru – The Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Dr. Nthabiseng Makoae says the country has achieved a number of milestones through China-Lesotho JUNCAO Technology Cooperation Project. This, she said at the promotion seminar of China-aid JUNCAO held at the Chinese Embassy in Maseru on Friday with the aim to promote mushroom and JUNCAO grass production under the auspices ...

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The menace of rolling dice

The menace of rolling dice

LERIBE (TNS) – Mokhethi Makalo is one of the many civilians who have lost their lives to gambling, which has distressed the Maputsoe community over a long period. He died early this month from stab wounds inflicted in the chest by a fellow gambler following an argument over the setup of the often lethal game. According to a police report, ...

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‘Remove politics from workplace’

‘Remove politics from workplace’

Mokhotlong – The Mokhotlong District Administrator (DA), Mr. Serame Linake strongly appealed to Kenco Mining to consider people and their skills rather than focus on their political affiliation. The DA made this remarks on Saturday at the public gathering at Mangaung, in the Moremoholo Valley where Kenco Mining have been prospecting diamonds at the Lithotobolong Mine for the past two ...

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A shot in the arm for the disabled

A shot in the arm for the disabled

Mohale’s Hoek – The Minister of Social Development, Mrs. Matebatso Doti on Thursday presented wheelchairs and groceries to people with disability (PWD) of Mohale’s Hoek. The wheelchairs were handed over at a public gathering held in the Siloe Community Council to two people – one from Taung and another from Kubake. Six people from Taung received groceries that comprised maize ...

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Thetsane challenges Public Service Commission

Thetsane challenges Public Service Commission

MASERU (TNS) – The decision by the Public Service Commission to retire the former Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Leaba Thetsane from the public service has sparked a legal battle between him and the Commission. A letter addressed to Thetsane from the Public Service Commission states that Thetsane’s retirement commences “with effect from January 17, 2018”, a decision that prompted ...

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LBA elects new committee

LBA elects new committee

MASERU (TNS) – The Lesotho Basketball Association (LBA) on Sunday elected the Executive Committee that saw Francis Koma becoming President of the association unopposed at the Bambatha Tšita Sports Arena. This was after most members of the outgoing Executive Committee decided to quit for various reasons. One of the reasons was that some members’ two-year term had expired. However, Malehloa ...

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Lesotho successfully hosts chess tourney

Lesotho successfully hosts chess tourney

TEYATEYANENG (TNS) – Malawi born, Joseph Mwale, won the 4th Edition and 2018 BMI Open Lesotho Chess championship (BOLCC) in the Prestige section. Mr. Mwale walked away with M5,000, a trophy, and gold medal in the main category of the tourney comprising four categories sections. The second price of M3,000 was scooped by Donaldo Paiva (Mozambique), Spencer Masango (Zimbabwe) took ...

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‘We brought in top players’

‘We brought in top players’

Berea (TNS) – Lioli assistant coach, Motebang Makhetha believes the newly signed players will add value to his side. Makhetha said this in an interview with Maseru Metro last week. Tse Nala strengthened their team by bringing in six new faces in their camp, and three of those players are foreigners – Tebelo Mofokeng, Tshediso Mosikidi and Josef Lekata – ...

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Reforms are not a panacea

Reforms are not a panacea

When Lesotho transitioned from single-party politics to volatile coalition politics in 2012, it became apparent to all and sundry that the post-independence constitutional design had lost its elasticity. Consequently, the reforms agenda emerged to occupy the centre-stage in the public discourse. It took some time to be accepted by all the political players, but now it is indisputably the only ...

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