Mapesela fired

MASERU-Agriculture and Food Security Minister Tefo Mapesela was fired last night.In a brief statement, the Prime Minister’s office said His Majesty King Letsie III had accepted the advice of Prime

MPs defect to DC

MASERU-THE Alliance of Democrats (AD) is in turmoil after two MPs defected to the Democratic Congress (DC) party yesterday.Mokherane Tsatsanyane, the Stadium Area MP, crossed the floor with Tele’s Mothepu

Tsatsanyane, Litjobo in war of words

MASERU-Alliance of Democrats (AD) spokesperson, Thuso Litjobo, cheered as Mokherane Tsatsanyane defected to his party seven months ago.He had reason to be elated because capturing an All Basotho Convention (ABC)

The rise and rise of Ramela

MAHOBONG-POVERTY has levels. Bishop David Ramella wasn’t poor but wretchedly poor. That is to say he was poorer than poor.A good day for him and his two siblings was when

MPs at it again, want two secretaries each

MASERU-BOSOTHO should brace themselves for more bad news from Parliament.The public anger over the controversial M5 000 fuel allowances for MPs is yet to die down but the Leader of

Families of jailed soldiers fume

MASERU-THE families of two Basotho soldiers who have been languishing in a South African remand prison for the past ten months say their patience is wearing thin.Privates Rorisang Moepi and

Civil servant investigated for theft

MASERU-A civil servant is under investigation for allegedly stealing property worth hundreds of thousands of maloti from the government’s Rapokolana High Altitude Training and Recreation Centre.The police have recovered some

Leuta throws hat into BNP ring

MASERU-REMEMBER Lesojane Leuta who was controversially ousted as the Basotho National Party (BNP)’s secretary-general? Well, he is back.This time he wants to be the BNP leader and has thrown his

Pension Law studies at NUL

MASERU-THE National University of Lesotho (NUL) is offering a new academic programme called Certificate in Pension Law.The programme will be sponsored by insurance giants Metropolitan Lesotho. The Metropolitan Research Chair

Rolling back malnutrition

LERIBE-‘Mamatšeliso Motseki’s 15-month-old daughter looked frail. Worried that the child could succumb to malnutrition, she asked for advice and was told of what was supposed to be a simple solution: