Archive

Insight 0 Comments

MoAfrika’s debunked ideology of hatred

MoAfrika FM radio station has recently been running a series of radio broadcasts it describes as historical accounts of events that it says took place during the Dr Leabua Jonathan’s

The burden of cancer

MASERU – WHEN ’Mathabang Serabele died two weeks ago, few paid attention to the cause of her death: breast cancer. Instead, all eyes were on her socio-economic circumstances that saw her

Local News 0 Comments

Two Chinese businessmen arrested for money laundering

MASERU – TWO businessmen of Chinese descent are in jail awaiting trial after they failed to raise surety at the Maseru magistrate’s court last Thursday. Lee Laan, 23, and Chan Kuren,

Local News 0 Comments

‘Forced’ insurance policy angers soldiers

MASERU – THERE is simmering discontent within the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) after the army allegedly ordered soldiers to take up insurance policies with the Lesotho National Insurance Group (LNIG), thepost

Boost for CSOs

MASERU – THE European Union (EU) on Friday gave a grant of M65 million to strengthen civil society organisations (CSOs) in Lesotho. The EU Ambassador Christian Manahl said providing a voice

Local News 0 Comments

Clerics clash over control of diocese

MASERU – DAGGERS are drawn between two senior Anglican Church of Lesotho (ACL) clerics over the control of the diocese. The nasty fight between the head of the Anglican Diocese of

Local News 0 Comments

Top education unit official ‘jailed’

MASERU – A SENIOR official in the Education Facilities Unit, ’Maliteboho Makhoali, was on Tuesday slapped with a one year prison term or pay a fine of M1 000 for misleading

Bank launches loan scheme for civil servants

MASERU – Standard Lesotho Bank on Tuesday launched personal loan scheme for civil servants. The bank and the government signed the Memorandum of Understanding during the launch. The bank’s Head of

In the house of death

MASERU – When Dr Lefatle Phakoana was growing up, he could not have imagined that he would one day work with blood, let alone dead bodies. The mere sight of blood

Two soldiers grilled

MASERU – POLICE have quizzed two soldiers in connection with the shooting and injuring of two members of Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s VIP protection unit in 2015. The names of the