‘I’m ready to lead’

MASERU-AT 36, ‘Machere Rose Seutloali will be the youngest woman to ever contest for the BNP presidency in elections set for June 11 to 13 this year.But the odds are

Corn silk tea gets new flavour

ROMA-The original tea is made from corn (maize) silk. Yes, that silky thing farmers often throw away — it is great!At this point, we are happy to let you know

The power of teamwork

MASERU-Watching an accomplished tennis player do her thing on the pitch can be thoroughly entertaining.Some players appear as if they want to hypnotise their opponent, only to crush them with


Foreign Affairs wants stronger ties with China

MASERU-FOREIGN Affairs Minister ’Matšepo Ramakoae wants Lesotho to dump the West and strengthen its ties with communist China.“We should be asking ourselves if we still get anything from Europeans or


Crack team to probe violent robberies

MASERU-A CRACK team has been set up to investigate the possible involvement of police officers in a spate of violent robberies that recently rocked Maseru in recent weeks.The team is


US lifts sanctions against ICC pair

MASERU-THE United States has lifted sanctions against a Mosotho national, Phakiso Mochochoko, and Fatou Bensouda who are top officials of the International Criminal Court (ICC).Mochochoko is the Head of Jurisdiction,


Mapesela defiant

MASERU-AGRICULTURE Minister Tefo Mapesela has told parliament he will not reverse his controversial decision to sell farming equipment last month.Mapesela was responding to the parliamentary economic cluster’s recommendation to stop


Old Age pension scheme looted

MASERU-THE government could be losing as much as M200 million every year through an intricate scam at the Old Age Pension office in the Ministry of Finance. At this rate,


Hope for autistic kids

MAQHAKA-Khethang Montšo was dejected when he learnt that his son was autistic and says he didn’t know what to do.He said his nine-year-old behaved “weirdly” and together with his wife


Tough law for domestic violence

MASERU-SPOUSES who fail to support their partners financially could be fined M2 500 or jailed for one year.That’s according to a Counter Domestic Violence Bill (2021) that Gender Minister, Likeleli