‘Our prisons are no living hell’

MASERU – LESOTHO Correctional Service (LCS) Commissioner Thabang Mothepu says the institution is bound by international protocols that govern the treatment of prisoners. Mothepu was speaking during an exclusive interview with

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The gate that ‘knows’ students by name

ROMA – THE automated gate was going to cost the university a gigantic M3 million if outside companies were contracted! But the National University of Lesotho (NUL) engineers delivered it for


Confused judges and bootlicking ministers

ONE of the many reasons why this country is in such a mess is its over-reliance on donations. We are a country notorious for perambulating the globe with a begging


‘We’ll eat for you’

The old man sits on his chair by the gate every Sunday morning waiting for the taxi that will ferry him to church, or so I guess. I pass him


Rehabilitate offenders

HIGH Court judge, Justice Molefi Makara, last week strongly rebuked the Lesotho Correctional Service (LCS) for bringing into his courtroom five soldiers who are charged with murder in shackles. Justice


We need more from Dr Majoro to stop the bleeding

WHEN one looks at the qualifications and experience of the man running Lesotho’s economy, Dr Moeketsi Majoro, we can only come to one conclusion – that he is the best


Professionalise LTV

Today, traditional media is caught between the proverbial rock and a hard place. This is because on the one hand they are expected to offer current affairs and remain relevant

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The road to prosperity

MASERU – ’MALIREKO Sehahle, the local chief of Ha-Souru in the Tsoelike constituency could not hide her joy at a ground breaking ceremony of the Ha-Mpiti to Sehlaba-Thebe road. Construction of


Minister under fire over new dagga fees

MASERU – HEALTH Minister Nkaku Kabi has come under fire from MPs and opposition politicians for suggesting that licence fees for cannabis growers should be increased 20-fold. Kabi announced two weeks

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Ministry braces for influx of visitors

MASERU – The Ministry of Home Affairs says it is getting ready for an influx of visitors during the Christmas holidays. Minister Tsukutlane Au told reporters on Tuesday that the ministry