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Metsing queries exiled MP salaries

Staff Reporter MASERU DEPUTY Prime Minister Mothetjoa Metsing says the government is flouting the law by continuing to pay salaries to three opposition leaders who fled the country last year.

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Youths want Kamoli out

’Makhotso Rakotsoane MASERU THE All Basotho Convention (ABC) youth league yesterday appealed to the African Union (AU), the European Union (EU) and the United States government to exert pressure on

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DCEO investigates M40m fertilizer deal

Staff Reporter MASERU THE Directorate on Corruption and Economic Offences (DCEO) has started investigation into how Hippo Transport got M40 million tender to supply fertilizer to Ministry of Agriculture. The

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Setipa, PS relations sour

Staff Reporter MASERU TRADE Minister Joshua’s Setipa’s decision to suspend the board of the Lesotho National Development Corporation (LNDC) has further sullied relations with his Principal Secretary Majakathata Mokoena. Mokoena

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More agony for detained soldiers

Staff Reporter MASERU SOLDIERS awaiting trial in the Maseru Maximum Security Prison for allegedly plotting mutiny will have to exercise more patience after their case was postponed to September 6.

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Litšiba unpacks why SMMEs collapse

Lemohang Rakotsoane MASERU SMALL Businesses Minister Thabiso Litšiba has blamed the lack of clear policies for the collapse of SMMEs. Litšiba told a press conference yesterday that lack of coordination

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Unpacking the story of Letšeng

Lemohang Rakotsoane MASERU THE Letšeng Diamonds chairperson Clifford Elphick says lack of skilled workers is a major impediment to diamond mining in Lesotho. Speaking at the launch of the Letšeng

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Mokhosi grilled over MP’s security

Staff Reporter MASERU THE Basotho National Party (BNP) deputy leader Joang Molapo wants Defence Minister Tšeliso Mokhosi to explain why an estranged party official is being guarded by the army.

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Nkau urges Matlama to believe

Luciah Phahla Maseru Former Matlama captain Nkau Lerotholi has urged the team to ignore the pressure as the Vodacom Premier League title race reaches its climax this Saturday. Lerotholi left

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Clock ticking away for illegal Basotho immigrants

Staff Reporter MASERU TIME is running out for thousands of Basotho who are living and working illegally in South Africa to apply for special permits agreed for by the two