Posts From Lipholo Pheko


South African convicted for smuggling diamonds

MASERU – A 46-year-old South African woman, Levodia Lena Mogaecho, has been fined M10 000 by the Maseru Magistrates’ Court for illegally possessing nine diamonds.Mogaecho appeared in court on Tuesday


We’ve one Lesotho and must make it work

Ke tsoha ke hlolohetsoe puso ea sesole. I remember back in the day when Lesotho was under military rule, in the mid 1980’s. There was no time for bureaucracy and


The trauma of rape

MASERU – SHE told him “no” and she meant it. He interpreted it differently, convincing himself that she was simply playing hard to get.“He raped me, yet he was a


Olympic Committee, Sports Commission ink deal

MASERU – The Lesotho National Olympic Committee (LNOC) and Lesotho Sport and Recreation Commission (LSRC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) yesterday at the Olympic House in Maseru.The two mother

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Mahlaha speaks out against gender-based violence

MASERU – Likhopo head coach Halemakale Mahlaha has made a plea to Basotho, especially men, to end violence against women and children and protect them instead.Mahlaha said that above being

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Swift deliveries

MASERU – WHILE some people his age were pounding the streets with their CVs in search of formal jobs, 26-year-old James Mahase was resigning from his to venture into the

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Family pleads for psychotherapy support

LEKOKOANENG – AS friends, neighbours, relatives and others surrounded Mokhethi Maapeha and his family to help them mourn the loss of five close relatives who died two weeks ago, the


The moment for leadership is now

Part 1 -IntroductionCrisis always shifts people’s attention abruptly to the quality of their leaders. We are seeing this now in Lesotho when the country is confronted with the political uncertainty


Boxing official commits suicide

MASERU-The Lesotho Boxing Association (LEBA) is mourning the death of executive committee member Jerry Liefo who took his own life last week at his home in Khubetsoana.Liefo was 33 and


Lioli slash player salaries

MASERU-Econet Premier League giants Lioli have slashed players’ wages by half as clubs grapple with the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak that has forced a halt to all league games.The move was