Cooperatives boss turns heat on PAC

MASERU – THE Commissioner of Co-operatives, ’Maphamoli Lekoetje has filed an urgent application in the High Court asking the court to block the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairperson from interrogating her.


Let’s be ruled

IT is not often that regret is instant and laughter lasts for months. Yet that is precisely happening here. Hundreds of thousands of people have come to rue the day


A ‘love-hate’ bond with army

MASERU – AS a young boy, Sello Maphalla witnessed the brutal harassment of a priest, and from then on, his desire to become a soldier ended. His admiration for men in


Striking workers left in the lurch

MASERU – ABOUT 140 workers who downed tools at Crabtree Electrical Lesotho in Maseru three weeks ago have been left out to dry after the company recruited new employees this week.


Health PS signed off deal

MASERU – LEFU Manyokole signed off the price escalation on a M33 million medical equipment contract that he is now trashing after he was abruptly kicked out as the Ministry of


Metsing’s second coming

MASERU – IT would appear that in the court of public opinion, Mothejoa Metsing, 52, has been found guilty as charged. Despite his vociferous protestations of innocence, Metsing has found it


Why detained soldiers want financial help

MASERU – TWENTY-SEVEN soldiers facing trial for murder, attempted murder and mutiny want the state to help pay their legal fees because the cost of their legal fees has ballooned beyond


LMPS purges its ranks

MASERU – THE Lesotho Mounted Police Service is purging its ranks of officers who allegedly led the recent strikes and are accused of misconduct. Most of the officers are members of


‘Thabane going nowhere’

MASERU – FIRST Lady ’Maesaiah Thabane says her husband Prime Minister Thomas Thabane will not give up power in the All Basotho Convention (ABC) without a fight. She told a crowd at

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Judge faces ouster

MASERU – A storm is brewing against Acting Chief Justice ’Maseforo Mahase. Fresh from a barrage of attacks for her alleged bias in the All Basotho Convention (ABC)’s legal scuffles,