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‘Courts of law saved DC’, Mosisili

‘Courts of law saved DC’,  Mosisili

The leader of the Democratic Congress (DC) says DC National Executive Committee (NEC) has lined up a series of public gatherings to inform its members on what led to the split of their party. Dr. Pakalitha Mosisili said this is done to inform their members as they didn’t want them to be left in the dark and end up straying. ...

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DC to mark fifth anniversary

DC to mark fifth anniversary

Members of the ruling Democratic Congress (DC) will converge in Butha Buthe next weekend to mark fifth anniversary of the DC formation under the leadership of Dr. Pakalitha Mosisili, current Lesotho’s Prime Minister. Speaking in an interview with one of the organising committee members for the event, Ms. Mosa Mafanya told LENA on Saturday that among the activities organised to ...

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Heavy rains expected from Sunday

Heavy rains expected from Sunday

Widespread and heavy rain is anticipated from Sunday to Tuesday, Lesotho Meteorological Services (LMS) has revealed. According to a press statement release by the said office, there is a possibility of flash floods and river flooding during the aforesaid period and the following days since the soil is already saturated hence the nation is advised to take precautionary measures and ...

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UN urges political leaders to work for stability

UN urges political leaders to work for stability

The United Nations (UN) in Lesotho and the Heads of Mission strongly encourage all political leaders to seize the opportunity and, mindful of the national interest, collaborate towards enhancing political stability in the country. They said this in a joint statement released on Friday following the return of the opposition leaders in the country last Sunday stating that they have ...

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Police officers dismissed for political leanings

Police officers dismissed for political leanings

Four Police Constables received dismissal letters on different occasions, Lesotho Police Staff Association (LEPOSA) President, Mr. Boipuso Monne has said. Mr. Monne said the above mentioned Police were among the 10 Police Constables who received letters which requested them to show cause why they could not be suspended from work last month. He said the above mentioned Police were suspected ...

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Church urges 33 Evangelical MPs to unite

Church urges 33 Evangelical MPs to unite

The Lesotho Evangelical Church in Southern Africa (LECSA) Morija parish engaged in a special prayer service today. The service was meant to pray for 33 Members of the Parliament, including the Prime Minister, Dr. Pakalitha Bethuel Mosisili. It came to the church leaders’ realization that most Members of the Parliament are LECSA congregation, hence found it crucial to call a ...

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Litjobo in court for criminal defamation of top police

Litjobo in court for criminal defamation of top police

Defaming the Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Motlatsi Mapola over a radio programme show has landed a 34 year-old Thuso Litjobo of Koro-Koro in court. Appearing before the Maseru Magistrate Court on Wednesday, Litjobo was charged as per a directive from the Director of Public Prosecutions L/DPP/17/032 of February 14, 2017 in that he contravened the provisions of Section 101 ...

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LRA boss faces 8 income tax related counts

LRA boss faces 8 income tax related counts

The Maseru Magistrate Court will on March 03, this year hear arguments by crown and defence Lawyers as to why the suspended Lesotho Revenue Authority (LRA) Commissioner General Thabo Khasipe cannot be remanded by the court. The decision comes after Khasipe was dragged to court where he faces a total of eight counts of contravening the provisions of section 128 ...

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More mutiny suspects soldiers released

More mutiny suspects soldiers released

Four more detained members of Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) were released leaving the number of those who are still in custody at seven. This was revealed by Director Public Affairs Office and Protocol (PAO) Colonel Ntlele Ntoi in an interview with LENA. Colonel Ntoi indicated that those released on Wednesday (today) are Major Makhetha, Sergeant Lekhabunyane, Corporal Manaka and Lance ...

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‘Cabinet expansion may boost service delivery,’ Qhesi

‘Cabinet expansion may boost service delivery,’ Qhesi

The expansion of cabinet is all about effectiveness and efficiency of the government and has little impact to the high wage bill. Private Sector Foundation of Lesotho Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Thabo Qhesi says the expansion of the cabinet should be looked into the spirit of the government’s service effectiveness and efficient in service delivery and not about the wage ...

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