Mosito says he’s victim of factional fights

MASERU-LEKHETHO Mosito, who was fired as Defence Minister after a few days on the job, says he is a victim of intense factional fights in the All Basotho Convention (ABC).

‘Thabane too ill to lead party’

MASERU-TWO members of the All Basotho Convention (ABC) executive committee say party leader Thomas Thabane is too ill to continue leading the party.The two have filed an urgent High Court

Low-key budget for Lesotho

MASERU-FINANCE Minister Thabo Sophonea presented a low-key budget of M23.8 billion that painted a gloomy economic picture in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Sophonea said the economy is expected

Army boss warns of plot

MASERU-In a startling revelation, army commander Lieutenant General Mojalefa Letsoela has warned that there are some soldiers who are plotting to topple the government.Addressing a parade at the Makoanyane Military

Chaos at borders

MASERU-THERE was chaos at the Maseru border gate yesterday after some Basotho wanted to cross into South Africa.South Africa opened its land borders between Lesotho on Monday.The six border posts

Council threatens striking nurses

MASERU-THE gloves are off after the Lesotho Nursing Council (LCN) threatened to discipline striking nurses for allegedly bringing the profession into disrepute.The nurses have however received timely backing from the

Crown wants soldier’s case speedily dealt with

MASERU-THE crown has asked the High Court to speedily hear its application to appeal in a case in which Major Pitso Ramoepane and others want three foreign judges removed.Crown counsel

Go well, sweet mother!

ROMA-Chieftainess Mabela Seeiso Maama, who died of Covid-19-related complications on February 5, has been described as a firm, frank and fair character by his fellow chiefs in the Senate.Chieftainess Maama

Powering a dream

MASERU-GROWING up in Ha-Mohatlane, about 20 kilometres south-east of Teya-Teyaneng, Bokang Tsikoane was well known by schoolmates for selling balloons.The 32-year-old would engage in his hustle during school breaks at

Lesotho’s own high-quality floor tiles

ROMA-THE tiling industry is in the making in Lesotho, if the National University of Lesotho (NUL) Innovation Hub’s project is anything to go by.When they hit the markets, these will