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The power of collaboration

IN 2000 Nare Mokoatsi was a street vendor barely making enough to survive.His little savings from years of working in South African mines were fast running out. The fruit vending

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Lekhanya dies

MASERU-MAJOR General Metsing Lekhanya, who toppled the Leabua Jonathan-led government in a bloodless coup in 1986, has died.He was 82. Lekhanya toppled the BNP government on January 20, 1986 and

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PM’s office rubbishes ‘looting’ claims

MASERU-THE Prime Minister’s Office this week rejected charges by the Auditor General that it has blown M1.5 billion on salaries and allowances for the National Covid-19 Secretariat (Nacosec) staff. Prime

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‘93 suspected Covid deaths in a week’

MASERU-HOSPITALS in Lesotho reported 93 suspected Covid-19 deaths last week alone, the National Covid-19 Secretariat (Nacosec) has said.Out of the 93 suspected cases, eight have now been confirmed to have

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Fear grips nurses

MASERU-AT the forefront of the fight against Covid-19, nurses and midwives say they are physically and emotionally bearing the brunt of a virus that has brought the world to its

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Morgues battle Covid deaths

MASERU-MKM Burial Society chief executive officer, Simon Thebe-ea-Khale, is an extremely concerned man.He has every reason to be worried. Over the last few weeks, Thebe-ea-Khale has seen a frightening surge

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LEPOSA fumes over Covid-19 treatment

MASERU-THE Lesotho Police Staff Association (LEPOSA) has accused the police authorities of turning a blind eye to their plight after four officers died of Covid-19.The Leposa spokesman, Constable Motlatsi Mofokeng,

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NDSO robbed, Chinese nationals beaten

MASERU-ARMED robbers stormed the National Drug Service Organisation (NDSO) offices in Mafeteng and stole M30 000 in cash and computers in a daring raid last Saturday night. A group of

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Mosito mourns lecturers, students

MASERU-At least four lecturers and an undisclosed number of students at the National University of Lesotho (NUL) have died since the beginning of January.That is according to Acting NUL Vice-Chancellor

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Defections rock ABC

MASERU-Ten members of two popular musical bands which were closely connected with the All Basotho Convention (ABC) have defected to the Democratic Congress (DC) party.The two parties are partners in