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Central bank installs secure system

Central bank installs secure system

A system on secured transaction and collateral registry has been installed and is operating on a test environment pending enactment of the law and the entire project. This was disclosed by the Central Bank of Lesotho (CBL) Head of Non-Bank Supervision, Mr. Bafokeng Noosi in an interview with LENA on Wednesday regarding progress made towards the building of the system ...

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Reckless woman driver slapped one year

A 53 years old ‘Mamolelekeng Ralethoko of Roma Liphakoeng was yesterday sentenced to a year in prison or pay a fine of M1000 and half of the sentence was suspended, after being found guilty of reckless driving. The case relates to an accident where the accused allegedly hit five people with her car at Ha Makhalanyane on April 28, 2016. ...

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Govt. appeals to schools’ management to readmit students

The Ministry of Education has appealed to schools to readmit students who failed to make it in the Junior Certificate examination for the past year, saying all those who failed deserve to be given another chance. The appeal follows reports of parents and guardians moving around like headless chicken trying to get admissions for their children following dismissals from their ...

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Ministry accounts on passports in minister’s car

Ministry accounts on passports in minister’s car

The Ministry of Home Affairs has scoffed at reports suggesting the minister’s car was used to transport Lesotho passports for illegal issuance in the Republic of South Africa. Speaking yesterday at the press conference, the Home Affairs Principal Secretary Adv. Borenahabokhethe Sekonyela announced that the new passports only arrived a day before yesterday and that unfortunately one of the ministry’s ...

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Rainy weather worry premier league

The prevailing rainy weather conditions have left Lesotho Premier League concerned ahead of the Vodacom Premier league second round kickoff this weekend. Speaking in an interview, Lesotho Premier League General Manager, Mr. Baitsi Motsamai said as the Lesotho Premier League, they are a little bit concerned that some of the opening premier league games might be disrupted by the current ...

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RCL leader lashes at AD leader

RCL leader lashes at AD leader

Reformed Congress of Lesotho (RCL) Leader, Ms. Keketso Rantso has lashed at Alliance of Democrats Leader Mr. Monyane Moleleki for his party’s stand on the Amnesty Bill issue. Ms. Rants’o said on Thursday this week that Mr. Moleleki was one of the people who accused them of running away from their shadows when they fled the country in 2015. Basotho ...

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Chiefs evict woman from village

The Chief of Ha Thamae supported by three of his headmen imposed a letter of eviction to one Palesa Tau and others for failure to live peacefully with the family of the late Mahlomola ‘Molafu’ Ts’iu. During the hearing before Chief Letlatsa’s office on Thursday this week, Tau who was staying at the late ‘Molafu’ Ts’iu‘s home at Ha Thamae, ...

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Man shoots cattle found grazing on his crops

A 70 years old man of Ha-Abia appeared before the Chief for allegedly shooting and killing two cattle of his neighbor for grazing on his crops. Lefu Khoeli, the owner of the cattle indicated that on the 23 December, 2016 his livestock were allegedly stolen by an unknown person, of which he suspected his previous herdboy. He stated his cattle ...

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People, dagga, cigarettes, weapons and sheep – new border war

People, dagga, cigarettes, weapons and sheep – new border war

Soldiers on border patrol have seized dagga worth at least R31 million this year‚ the South African National Defence Force said on December 20. Other seizures by the 15 companies of troops deployed on the border included: Contraband — mostly cigarettes‚ liquor‚ clothing and footwear — worth R46 million; 3 177 livestock‚ mostly cattle and sheep; 60 weapons‚ mostly hunting ...

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More hours and staff at Lesotho’s border posts

More hours and staff at Lesotho’s border posts

Strengthening of the security, services provision and ease of traffic flow will be key throughout the whole festive season at the border posts as a way of ensuring enjoyable passage between the borders of Lesotho and South Africa. “We will be working hand in hand with the immigration and customs officers to handle the traffic and crimes at the border ...

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