News

News

Taxi fare indaba ends in chaos

MASERU – A crisis meeting between taxi operators and Deputy Transport Minister Tšehlo Ramarou ended in chaos last Thursday. Ramarou had called the taxi operators to the indaba after they defiantly

News

Chief Justices’ Forum blasts government

MASERU- THE Southern African Chief Justices’ Forum (SACJF) has condemned the manner in which the government of Lesotho is treating Chief Justice Nthomeng Majara. The attack comes after the Prime Minister’s

News

Judge fights back

MASERU – CHIEF Justice Nthomeng Majara wants the High Court to block Prime Minister Thomas Thabane from bringing impeachment proceedings against her. Justice Majara’s urgent application comes as Thabane prepares to

News

Sky Country raided for selling rotten meat

MASERU – THERE was drama in Maseru yesterday after the police arrested a Chinese meat wholesaler for allegedly selling rotten meat. The police, who had accompanied Trade Minister Tefo Mapesela to

News

Thabane goes after Maliehe

MASERU- PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane says All Basotho Convention (ABC) chairman Motlohi Maliehe must start packing his bags because he has fired himself from the Cabinet and party. Thabane was reacting

News

Chaos hits ABC

MASERU – THE All Basotho Convention (ABC) was this week thrown into turmoil after the chairman launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s wife, ‘Maeasiah Thabane. A seething Motlohi

News

Trade unions pushing ‘political agenda’, says minister

MASERU – TRADE Minister Tefo Mapesela is mad at trade unions he accuses of driving political agendas while hiding behind the mantra of “fighting for the workers’ cause”. Mapesela told a

News

Pension Fund on charm offensive

MASERU – THE Defined Contribution Pension Fund went on a charm offensive last weekend after it hosted a get-together for civil servants and retirees. The families of the civil servants were

News

‘Taxi fare increase will happen with or without permission’

MASERU – The government and transport operators are on a collision course over a taxi fare increase planned to come into effect next month. The government says the plan by transport

News

The walking wounded

MASERU – Walking after dark along the footpaths of Maseru is always a risky affair for women in a city where they are often targets of muggings and rape. But many