The forgotten boys

……Lesotho steps up education of herdboys on sexual rights………. Nairobi A 51-year-old Mafeteng man is behind bars waiting to stand trial for allegedly sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl from his village,


Break in at minister’s office

MASERU – THERE was a break-in at Deputy Minister of Public Works Mokherane Tsatsanyane’s office on Tuesday night. The burglars also broke into principal secretary, Mothabathe Hlalele’s office. Police spokesperson Superintendent


LMDA rot revealed

MASERU – A case before the Ombudsman has revealed how the Lesotho Millennium Development Agency (LMDA) has been grappling with rampant corruption within its corridors. For years the LMDA has been


Speaker saves Thabane

MASERU – THERE was chaos in parliament yesterday after Speaker Sephiri Motanyane blocked the motion to topple Prime Minister Thomas Thabane.  Motanyane was adamant that he would not accept the motion


Curbing stock-theft

MAFETENG – DAILY, widowed and unemployed ’Malerato Mariti wakes up to the fear that the cattle at the core of her livelihood will one day be grabbed by the police. The

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Glowing in your own skin

MASERU – IN March this year ’Makhalalelo Mosoeu suffered from a skin problem. The following month, the troubling condition gave birth to a business idea – one she intends to grow


The battle for survival

MASERU – With the dark clouds beginning to gather towards the end of the day, most businesses close their doors as workers rush home before the rains pounce. But for others,


Mosito’s star continues to shine

MASERU – COURT of Appeal President Justice Kananelo Mosito’s career continues to flourish despite the government’s efforts to oust him. Justice Mosito was recently invited join the Africa Judges and Jurists


MPs reject pay hike

MASERU – MPs on Monday rejected a proposal by a parliamentary portfolio committee to increase their salaries. The decision was unprecedented as Lesotho’s MPs have a history of pushing an agenda


Firebrand trade unionist suspended

MASERU – THE Lesotho Association of Teachers (LAT) on Monday suspended its firebrand spokesperson, Ntsibolane Letsatsi, for allegedly breaching the trade union’s code of conduct. The suspension means Letsatsi has been