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Take them on, Mr Prime Minister

THE All Basotho Convention (ABC) was set to hold a crisis meeting this week to discuss the fate of Prime Minister Moeketsi Majoro, who is also the party’s deputy leader.The

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Classic case of lack of leadership

IN two weeks’ time, Lesotho is set to host the African Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region 5 Games in what should have been a rare sporting spectacle for the country.To

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A sensible move

THE government this week bowed to pressure and suspended the controversial M5 000 monthly fuel allowances it awarded to MPs earlier this year. It has instead set up an independent

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‘Alooter’ continua!

A comprehensive 235-page report by the Auditor General, Monica M Besetsa, on the consolidated financial statements of the government of Lesotho makes harrowing reading.In summary, the report graphically captures what

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Army, police must work in harmony

MAJOR General Matela Matobakele stirred a hornet’s nest when he launched a blistering attack on the police two weeks ago.He accused the police of gross incompetence which he said had

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Majoro must stand his ground

THE All Basotho Convention (ABC) is in turmoil once again with party leader Thomas Thabane openly clashing with his deputy, Prime Minister Moeketsi Majoro, over the direction the party should

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Rescue Queen ’Mamohato Hospital

THE shambolic state of affairs at Queen ’Mamohato Memorial Hospital, the country’s only referral institution, is a national disgrace.In fact, each day that passes is confirming how unwise the government’s

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Counter barrage of misinformation

ELSEWHERE in this issue, we carry a story of how some religious leaders have expressed serious concerns over how the Covid-19 vaccination programme in Lesotho has been undertaken.The clerics argue

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We have failed these children

OUR last week’s story on the plight of street children which was headlined, The forgotten children, has triggered some soul-searching among Basotho.A group of children who now eke a living

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Hold the police accountable

THE brutal murder of a 28-year-old security guard, Tšeliso Sekonyela, while in police custody is yet another indictment on the Lesotho Mounted Police Service (LMPS).Sekonyela was detained by the police