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Roads of carnage

Rose Moremoholo & Luciah Phahla MASERU ’MATHATO Lekhutle was asleep in the teensy hours of July 16 when she was startled by a loud bang. A car had rammed into

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The toxic business of stone!

Senate Sekotlo LEKOKOANENG When it is spring with the wind blowing fiercely in her village of Lekokoaneng, ’Mabaeti Motlamelle becomes extremely agitated. Her biggest gripe is the huge amount of

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Police probe doctor’s death

Rapelang Mosae MASERU   THE police say they are investigating the circumstances surrounding the tragic death of Dr Makoae Taoana last Wednesday. Dr Taoana’s Mercedes Benz vehicle was burnt to

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Coalition youths split

Rapelang Mosae  MASERU   A nasty rift has emerged among youth leaders of parties in the coalition government over a planned protest against United States Ambassador Matthew Harrington. Youth leaders

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The draining of Lesotho

…. How did a small mountain Kingdom once rich in water end up parched?   Devon Haynie MASERU   Juliette Letotokoto, a recently widowed farmer, stands on her small plot

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Lawyers group condemns editor’s attack

Staff Reporter MASERU THE Lesotho Lawyers for Human Rights (LLHR) yesterday condemned the cowardly attack on Lesotho Times and Sunday Exress editor Lloyd Mutungamiri. “The attack constitutes a criminal act

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Mosisili rejects torture probe

staff Reporter MASERU PRIME Minister Pakalitha Mosisili has rejected calls by a team of lawyers to set up a commission of inquiry to investigate allegations of torture against detained soldiers.

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Two MPs flee

Staff Reporter MASERU TWO ALL Basotho Convention (ABC) MPs have fled the country claiming their lives are in danger. Maseru Constituency’s Lesego Makgothi and Habofanoe Lehana who represents Khafung Constituency

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Lesotho Times boss’ defamation case moved to October

Rapelang Mosae MASERU THE defamation case of Lesotho Times publisher and chief executive, Basildon Peta, has been moved to October 24 and 25. Peta was charged with criminal defamation after

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High Court to hear missing police officer’s case

Rapelang Mosae MASERU THE High Court will tomorrow hear a habeas corpus case involving a missing police constable who disappeared in March this year. Constable Mokalekale Khetheng was arrested by