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LEC donates food parcels in Quthing

MASERU-THE Lesotho Electricity Company (LEC) last Thursday donated groceries to 200 villagers in the Quthing urban council.The grocery package included bath and powdered soaps, 12.5 kg bag of maize flour,

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Minister sets aside M587m for farming

MASERU-AGRICULTURE Minister Tefo Mapesela says he has put aside M87 million to support this year’s summer cropping.In addition, M500 million has been set aside as a loan guarantee for farmers

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Farmers struggle to secure seeds, fertilisers

MASERU-THOUSANDS of farmers are struggling to access fertilizers despite the government spending close to M200 million to secure supplies.Agriculture Minister Tefo Mapesela told thepost yesterday that his ministry bought fertilisers

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Ending fowl play

MASERU-A chicken is a time-honoured symbol of Basotho’s hospitality. Those birds, first domesticated by humans some thousands of years ago, are an almost permanent feature of the meal with which

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M2 million capital to set up business in Lesotho

MASERU-FOREIGN investors who intend to set up businesses in Lesotho must put forward a whopping M2 million capital upfront.That is according to the 2020 Business Licencing and Registration Regulations which

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LNDC sets up new projects in Mafeteng

MAFETENG-The Lesotho National Development Corporation (LNDC) this week introduced three projects in Mafeteng that will likely spur development in the district. Those projects were property development and management, a development

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From small beginnings, great things!

MASERU-BIRTHED in a classroom three years ago, Autovest Lesotho has emerged as a giant in the country’s car repair and maintenance industry.It has grown into the go-to-one-stop vehicle fitment shop

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New broadcasting rules attacked

MASERU-INTERNATIONAL human rights organisations this week called on the Lesotho Communications Authority (LCA) to “immediately withdraw” the controversial internet broadcasting rules. In a statement issued yesterday the Southern African Human

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Nedbank opens agency in Masianokeng

MASERU-NEDBANK Lesotho officially opened an agency at the Lifestyle Centre in Masianokeng last Thursday.The agency will provide all banking services like opening new accounts, issuing cards and processing loans. Nedbank

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Tourism plots way back

MASERU-IT is a tiny virus that has left Lesotho’s tourism sector in ruins.The Moshoeshoe I International Airport in Maseru has been reduced to a shell, with no air traffic coming