Follow the middle way

Legality is a hard term to define for the layman, and the very mention of it by the layman should be an affair handled with kid-gloves largely due to its


Set up Commission of Enquiry

The shooting at the Lesotho military headquarters on the 5th September 2017 has left Basotho bewildered. We are not exactly sure how the Commander of the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF),


Germany: The rise of the right

Angela Merkel’s slogan in her campaign for a fourth term as Chancellor was terminally bland and smug — “For a Germany in which we live well and love living” —


Army must respect human rights

FIVE Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) soldiers were this week charged with murder. The arrest and arraigning before the courts marks the end of a four-month frantic search for three men


Villagers demand their pound of flesh

Their forefathers built caves to escape cannibalism, now Kome villagers are demanding their pound of flesh BEREA – Chief Teleka and his people built the Kome Caves in the 19th

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When a soldier is buried

Colonel Tefo Ellington Hashatsi was a hard worker, always went the extra mile and would knock off as late as 12am and sometimes would go a week without sleep; and

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Kamoli, Lekhooa sue Lesotho Times

MASERU – FORMER army commander Lieutenant General Tlali Kamoli and former spy boss Lieutenant Colonel Tumo Lekhooa are suing the Lesotho Times newspaper for defamation. They each want compensation of

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MoAfrika FM wins case

MASERU – THE High Court has struck down an order directing MoAfrika FM to produce copies of news bulletins that the police say contained remarks that were criminally defamatory. Maseru

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MCC set to bounce back

MASERU – THE government says it is confident that the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), a US foreign aid agency helping in the fight against poverty, will return to Lesotho. Moahloli


Thabane says reforms urgent

MASERU – PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane says recent disturbances in the army have made the implementation of security and constitutional reforms more urgent. And SADC has now made those areas