The tea that gives you an early morning kick!

ROMA – FOR more than a year now, the people of Lesotho have enjoyed an appetising tea in the form of Mafube.“At Mafube (dawn, the reddish horizon in the east


Maphathe: a life well lived

MASERU – PROMINENT businessman Benjamin Radiopelo Maphathe ( pictured) woke up with a mild flu and cough on Tuesday last week. The family called a doctor to come and attend


3 000 to lose jobs at textile firm

MASERU – THE country’s biggest textile company, Nien Hsing International, is set to shut down its factory in Ha-Tikoe in November throwing about 3 000 workers onto the jobless heap.May


New diamond mine in Mokhotlong

MASERU – A new diamond mine fully owned by a Mosotho will begin operations in Mokhotlong next month.Speaking at the official launch of the venture, Mines Minister Serialong Qoo said


Cash crisis knocks out varsity’s Covid drug

MASERU – EFFORTS by the National University of Lesotho (NUL) to develop an anti-Covid-19 drug have stalled due to lack of funds.The drug passed laboratory tests showing it can work


Khotlele to compete at Tokyo games

MASERU – Lesotho Paralympic athlete Litšitso Khotlele is still expected to participate in the discus throw event at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo on Sunday.This is despite that Khotlele came


Scrap football season and start afresh

The Vodacom Premier League season is on pause and the league finds itself in a quandary. The season has been suspended for almost a month now and there is still


Top riders eye Lesotho Sky

The 10th edition of the Lesotho Sky Race is set to get underway next month after a year of hiatus because of the Covid-19 outbreak. The Lesotho Sky is one


LDF Ladies seek to down Sundowns

MASERU – Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) Ladies begin their COSAFA Women’s Champions League campaign against South African champions Mamelodi Sundowns today in Durban.It is the first-ever edition of a regional


The (not so) smart one

Police Minister Lepota Sekola has a way to end the famo gang murders in Mokhotlong.His solution is to ban the people in Mokhotlong from wearing certain blankets. His reason is