Archive

Local News

Varsity ‘sex pest’ charged

MASERU – A National University of Lesotho (NUL) professor was last Friday charged with indecently assaulting students. Chris Manus, a lecturer and respected professor in theology, appeared before Maseru magistrate,

News

The bridge of despair

MASERU – BALANCING precariously to navigate a creaky and shaky ladder made from poplar tree, the man wishes he could just get to the end alive. For many residents in

News

The ‘toxic’ tobacco trade

MASERU – On the pavements of many of Lesotho’s towns, police and ordinary people take turns to buy cigarettes from street vendors. In the capital city, Maseru, stalls sell brands

Local News

Dr Nkhabutlane makes Lesotho proud!

ROMA – THERE were 60 competitors — from esteemed institutions all over Africa in Round 1, in a competition called “Innovation in Action” that was held in Zimbabwe. In Round

Local News

Empower nurses, says UNFPA

MOKHOTLONG – THE United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA) says empowering nurses to make key decisions could significantly cut infant and maternal mortality in Lesotho. The UNFPA says there is so

Sports

Basketball league suspended

MASERU – The Lesotho Basketball Association (LBA) has suspended the National Basketball League (NBL) and the High School Basketball League (HSBL) due to coronavirus fears that have shaken the whole

Sports

Zlatan launches fund to help fight coronavirus

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has launched a fundraiser to help fight coronavirus and has called on fellow footballers to help “kick this virus away”. The AC Milan striker plays in Italy, the

Sports

Honda Fit rams into cyclists

MASERU – Lesotho Road Bike champion Teboho Khantši is set to undergo an operation after suffering suspected bone fractures on both legs in a car accident. Khantši and three other

Sports

Lifofane bathes in glory

MANTS’ONYANE – The skies were partly cloudy with a mild wind and the traffic jam was already unbearable despite it being early morning as fans dressed in different regalia fought

Sports

Virus bites football

MASERU – The Lesotho Football Association (LEFA) and its related stakeholders have suspended football in the country until the end of this month due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The