PM brokers famo peace deal

MASERU – PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane says he has ended a bloody conflict between famo gang leaders, Rethabile Mokete and Sarele Sello. Mokete, widely known as Mosotho Chakela, leads a gang

News WFP lifts local farmers

LERIBE – IN a move set to boost the fortunes of

News The appeal of the NUL chatbot

ROMA – The National University of Lesotho (NUL) ChatBot is

News Private sector to monitor tenders

MASERU – IN a move likely to enhance transparency, the private

News How teachers’ deal will work

Nkheli Liphoto MASERU THE agreement between government and teachers’ unions




Anger over gate fees

MASERU – Bantu are facing criticism for hiking the ticket price of Sunday’s much anticipated Econet Premier League clash against rivals Lioli. The normal price for league games is M20 but

Digital milestone for Standard Bank

MASERU – STANDARD Lesotho Bank has embarked on a digital journey as it seeks to keep ahead of the needs of its clients. CEO Mpho Vumbukani described the digital banking




New collaboration for e-national strategy

MASERU – THE International Telecommunication Union (ITU) will work with Econet Telecom Lesotho, Vodacom and others in the private sector to deliver the e-national strategy. Communications Minister Thesele ’Maseribane told a

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THE shades and the hues of colour at dawn and

Insight Imperatives of professionalizing public service

Continued from last week……. Prevalence of Political Patronage in Lesotho

Africa Why Zuma’s ouster is good for Lesotho

While the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the African National



Comment Let’s play by the rules

THE government’s unrelenting pursuit on Chief Justice Majara only serves

Comment Deal with the carnage in factories

A FEW weeks after the coalition government bowed to pressure

Comment SADC flexing its muscles will have limited impact

JUSTICE Dikgang Moseneke, who was recently appointed to mediate in

Comment Resist taking populist route

THE violent protests by factory workers last week were the