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The wounds that have refused to heal

MASERU – WIDOW ’Maitumeleng Montje looks healthy and jovial but inside she is bleeding. For her, 2018 is a year to forget, but the experiences she went through are just too

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Blow for top soldiers

MASERU – TWO top soldiers accused of plotting to topple their commanders have failed in their last ditch effort to avoid prosecution. Captain Litekanyo Nyakane and Captain Boiketsiso Fonane, who are

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’Maesaiah’s brother arrested for fraud

MASERU – THE younger brother of the First Lady ’Maesaiah Thabane was arrested this week for allegedly swindling people of M22 000 on the pretext that he would ask his sister

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Orgy of violence rocks Kao again

…………Police officers allegedly beat up villagers in Ha-Shishila……… MASERU – IT was a quarrel over a woman at a bar that triggered an orgy of violence that left one person dead

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Doctors’ strike takes its toll

MAFETENG –THE strike by doctors took a huge toll in Mafeteng district during the Christmas holidays with thousands of patients being turned away from hospitals. The doctors had downed tools

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Teachers walk out of meeting

MASERU – TEACHERS’ unions last week stormed out of a meeting with the Minister of Education Prof Ntoi Rapapa whom they accused of not taking their grievances seriously. The unions are

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Budding famo artiste gunned down

MASERU – AN aspiring young famo artiste, Ngaka Mahao, 32, was fatally shot at Ha-Toloane just a few days before Christmas. Mahao was in a taxi with other passengers when he

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Ministry’s cars grounded

MASERU – THE Ministry of Public Works and Transport’s cars have been grounded for almost two months because the ministry cannot pay for fuel. Engen Lesotho has cut fuel supply to

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Soldiers go on rampage in Quthing

QUTHING – TWO soldiers went on a violent rampage that left one person dead and 27 injured in Quthing after a Christmas-eve brawl that has further tainted the army’s reputation. The

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Mosisili says Sekatle ‘a pathological liar’

MAPUTSOE – Democratic Congress (DC) leader, Pakalitha Mosisili, has described Semano Sekatle who defected to the ruling All Basotho Convention (ABC) party two weeks ago “as a pathological liar”. Mosisili was