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Power crisis squeezes mine

MASERU – LIQHOBONG Diamond Mine is losing M2.5 million in potential revenue daily because of an electricity fault, a senior company official said. ’Mamosa Matela, the company’s Acting Country Manager,

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Carving a niche in fashion business

MASERU – AT a time when many people are complaining of bleak times, one man is acing it in the fashion business – defying the turbulent economic environment. “For the

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Big roar from the Lionesses of Africa

MOHALE’S HOEK – PROFITS are not yours to spend on personal items, they belong to the company. That was the warning delivered to women entrepreneurs by some of the region’s

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Red meat industry set for a boom!

MASERU – FOR decades Lesotho has relied heavily on meat imports from its giant neighbour, South Africa. When it has produced its own meat, the quality has been generally poor.

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‘Why we chose NUL’

ROMA – The Masters of Sustainable Energy that is being offered by the National University of Lesotho (NUL) is beginning to generate international interest. Today we look at how the top-notch

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First rains expected in November

MASERU – THE El Nino curse has struck Lesotho again. As a result, the Lesotho Meteorological Service (LMS), says the country should expect to receive the first rains in November.

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New World Bank rep for Lesotho

PRETORIA – Marie Françoise Marie-Nelly has been appointed the World Bank’s new Country Director for Lesotho, Botswana, Eswatini, South Africa and Namibia. Marie-Nelly has extensive experience working in the Middle

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Business leaders want crackdown on robberies

MASERU – THE business community in Lesotho yesterday asked Police Commissioner Holomo Molibeli to crack whip on rogue police who take bribes instead of fighting crime. Speaking through their association,

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UK set to sign deal with SACU members

MASERU – ON Tuesday the United Kingdom set in motion a process to sign an Economic Partnership Agreement with the Southern African Customs Union and Mozambique (SACU+M). The EPA will

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Hard work pays off for Maseru street vendor

MASERU – SELINA Ramalohlanye turned from being a qualified accounts clerk with a local firm to a street vendor and life has never been better. More than a decade later,