Deputy Speaker booted out

MASERU-Teboho Lehloenya, was this week booted out as the Deputy Speaker of Parliament as the new coalition government steps up its purge of all officials aligned to the Alliance of


Emotional send-off for Manyai

MAPUTSOE-Almost in tears, Ntsala Theoha last Saturday stood in front of his daughter’s coffin who was gang-raped and murdered three weeks ago. Seeming shaken and uneasy, he paced up and


The cop who took down the mighty couple

MASERU-UNTIL six months ago, Deputy Commissioner of Police Mokete was just another career police officer. After 21 years in the police force he was just a rank away from being


Police officers sued for M6 million

MASERU-A Berea prisons officer is claiming M6 million in damages from 12 police officers for malicious arrest. Advocate Lebonajoang Ramohalali is suing the officers, all based at the Berea Police


The Victoria Hotel heist

MASERU-THE Directorate on Corruption and Economic Offences (DCEO) is investigating a company that runs the Victoria Hotel for money laundering, corruption and other crimes. The DCEO is also looking at


Health workers win PPEs case

MASERU-THE Constitutional Court has ordered the government to provide all health workers with Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) and pay doctors’ their call allowances. A coram of three judges made up


Scott to appeal life sentences

MASERU-Lehlohonolo Scott who was on Tuesday slapped with two life sentences and a further five years for murder is set to appeal against the sentences. His lawyer Advocate Thulo Hoeane


Ministry battles to trace Covid-19 patients

MASERU-THE Ministry of Health is battling to trace people who could have got into contact with patients suffering from the deadly Covid-19 disease.The ministry admitted in a statement this week


MPs rebel

MASERU-THE battle for the Deputy Speaker of Parliament has exposed the deep divisions within the government. Events in Parliament this week have shown that some MPs within the ruling coalition


Lesotho or Nigeria?-Part 4

Last week I left myself at Lagos airport (a remarkable act of masochism). Into the car and we drove off to the hotel. First, the thrill of seeing huge cargo