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Leribe police boss suspended

MASERU-THE police commander for Leribe district, Senior Superintendent Thabo Tjamela, was suspended this week for allegedly failing to enforce strict Covid-19 regulations that bar the sale of alcohol. The bars

NUL academics push herbal remedies

MASERU-A team of National University of Lesotho (NUL) scientists is seeking M600 000 for the development of a “scientifically proven and safe product” from medicinal plants to fight diseases.The project, which

Majoro off to a bumpy start

MASERU-DR Moeketsi Majoro’s tenure as Prime Minister is off to a bumpy start, just a week after he took over the reins, as disgruntled MPs threatened to walk away and

Lesotho’s own ‘WhatsApp’ and ‘Skype’ in one package

ROMA-WITH this app, Letsema, you can chat like you are on WhatsApp, talk like you are on a phone, and get into a video-conference like you are on Skype or

Stock-theft on the rise

MASERU-POLICE have expressed worry over increasing livestock theft recorded during the lockdown period, further entrenching a problem Lesotho has struggled with for decades. Instead of staying at home, some people

Lesotho may tighten lockdown

 MASERU-DEPUTY Prime Minister Mathibeli Mokhothu says the government is considering a “hard lockdown” to prevent the spread of Covid-19 but is wary about the impact such a decision will have

M130.3 million war-chest to fight Covid-19

MASERU-THE World Bank Group has approved over a M130.3 million credit facility from the International Development Association (IDA) to support Lesotho’s efforts to fight Covid-19. In a statement yesterday, the

Police bosses square off

 MASERU-A tense standoff looming between two senior police officers over the command of the Maseru Urban Police, thepost can reveal.The two top officers are Senior Superintendent (SSP) ’Malebohang Setsomi and SSP Limpho

ABC youths fight over jobs

MASERU-An all Basotho Convention (ABC) meeting in Khubetsoana constituency to select people to work as aides to a new minister descended into chaos on Tuesday. One person was reportedly injured

Ntsekele says I’m sorry

MASERU-FORMER All Basotho Convention (ABC) Secretary General Samonyane Ntsekele says he is deeply sorry for taking some decisions that might have hurt people during his tenure in office.“I have always