Category Archives: Breaking News

Document submission deadline for Basotho around the corner

Document submission deadline for Basotho around the corner

Undocumented Lesotho nationals who made payment for the Lesotho Special Permit (LSP) before or on 31 December 2016 have until 31 March to submit outstanding documents in order to complete the application process that will regularise their stay in South Africa. Paid-up applicants have only 4 weeks left to apply. Applicants who have proof of payment should visit a LSP ...

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DC/LCD MPs celebrate in parliament as they lose battle

DC/LCD MPs celebrate in parliament as they lose battle

The Members of Parliament (MPs) from the government rejoiced as the motion of no confidence on the Prime Minister was passed. The MPs from the government which just lost the battle were seen whispering amongst themselves and giggling during the parliament seating. While the opposition members were very stiff, but ready to debate the motion which was discussed in less ...

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Prime Minister toppled through vote of no confidence

Prime Minister toppled through vote of no confidence

A motion of no confidence against the coalition government of Lesotho led by Democratic Congress (DC) Leader and Prime Minister Dr. Pakalitha Mosisili has been passed in the National Assembly. Alliance of Democrats (AD) Public Relations Officer (PRO), and Member of Parliament (MP) for Kolo stood with the motion against the government and said this was per the constitution of ...

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Opposition sign agreement ahead of vote of no confidence

Opposition sign agreement ahead of vote of no confidence

Opposition parties on Tuesday signed a coalition agreement ahead of a much anticipated Wednesday parliament seating which many believe and hope will bring change in the government of Lesotho. The agreement which is among the All Basotho Convention (ABC), Basotho National Party (BNP), Reformed Congress of Lesotho (RCL) and Alliance of Democrats (AD) is to work as a guideline for ...

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POLICE REPORTS: Prison sodomy case in court

POLICE REPORTS: Prison sodomy case in court

Three prisoners in Mohale`s Hoek who allegedly assaulted and sodomised another inmate briefly appeared before the Mohale`s Hoek magistrate court on the 21 February 2017 and charged. On the 14 February 2017, Lerato Mokhele 22, Teboho Mokhali 29, Leepile Mokhethi 26 are said to have raped a 19 years old man when he went in their cell to check one ...

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Lesotho revives horse racing sport

Lesotho revives horse racing sport

In a bid to instill the love of indigenous games, Mokhotlong local business community has organized horse racing games scheduled for March 18 at the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MAFS) racing treks. The race which is scheduled to attract all jockeys through out the district is sponsored by one of the local business men, Mr. Makoanyane Letsie to ...

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Call for parliament to prioritise vote of no confidence motion

Call for parliament to prioritise vote of no confidence motion

Following crossing the floor in parliament of newly established political parties members to opposition and cross bench in Parliament, Advocate Hoolo Nyane said parliament should ensure that the business committee should operate to allow national assembly to function effectively. The members who crossed the floor are from Alliance of Democrats (AD), Movement for Economic Change (MEC) and True Reconciliation Unity ...

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Speaker cautions members of parliament

Speaker cautions members of parliament

The opening of the fifth meeting of the first session of the ninth Parliament of Lesotho that took almost an hour proceeded smoothly under close observation of the South African Development Community (SADC) Oversight Committee in Maseru on Friday. The President of the Senate and Heads of Diplomatic Missions in Lesotho also attended the opening session. The opening saw a ...

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Order and peace reign as 14 MPs cross to opposition

Order and peace reign as 14 MPs cross to opposition

The leader of newly formed Alliance of Democrats (AD) and a fervent promoter of an-all-inclusive government of national unity (GNU), Monyane Moleleki, today led 14 members of parliament who crossed to the opposition benches. The opening of the fifth meeting of the first session of the ninth Parliament of Lesotho that took almost an hour proceeded smoothly under close observation ...

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Principal secretaries reshuffled

Principal secretaries reshuffled

The office of the Government Secretary has issued a press release that informs the nation of the reshuffling of eight principal secretaries with immediate effect on Friday. The release shows that Mr. Emmanuel Lesoma who was the Principal Secretary for the Ministry of Energy and Meteorology, has been transferred to the Ministry of Water. It also shows that Mr. Karabo ...

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