Posts From Lipholo Pheko


Stone Shi evicted

MASERU – A Chinese-Australian who is embroiled in wool and mohair wars in Lesotho has been evicted from the Thaba-Bosiu Wool and Mohair Centre. Stone Shi, CEO of the Maseru Dawning


Paralysis in courts as ‘go slow’ bites

MASERU- THE police say they could be forced to set crime suspects free following what they say is a “go slow” by magistrates. Police spokesman Superintendent Mpiti Mopeli told a press

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Judge says soldiers ‘traumatised’ him

MASERU – A High Court judge says he has been battling high blood pressure ever since soldiers stormed his chambers with AK47 assault rifles in 2015. Justice Semapo Peete was speaking


Court wants judge’s appointment documents

MASERU- THE Constitutional Court has ordered the government to produce all documents related to the appointment of a South African judge to be president of the Court of Appeal. The decision

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Unholy fight for control of church land

MASERU – A decades-long fight over the control of the Zion Apostolic Faith Mission Church has turned nasty, with some church members and villagers vowing to fight to the death to

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Good ‘Morning’ Lesotho!

ROMA – LIMPHO Ntoanyane has a business in which she processes her mouth-watering rosehip tea, packages it and sells it. That business has just won her a funding from the United


Mochoboroane’s silly errand

SPARE a thought for Selibe Mochoboroane and his colleagues at the Public Accounts Committee (PAC). They are well-meaning men and women who think their daily routine of haranguing witnesses and


The House of Hunger

When people stand in long lines to cast the vote for their party or candidate, it is with the hope that the promises in the lobbying speeches shall actually come


Bury your vendettas

PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane last Friday made an impassioned plea to Lesotho’s political leaders to bury the hatchet and ensure the SADC-driven reforms succeed at all costs. At the heart


Long live, live PAC broadcasts!

To see the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in action has been instructional. Many of us until quite recently, had limited knowledge of the role or function of this committee let