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The forgotten children: Part 3

MASERU – “TAKE this vagabond lelinyane (offspring) of yours and get out of my house,” Khahliso recalls the hurting words of her mother, angrily referring to her granddaughter as a

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Businessman sues over unlawful arrest

LERIBE – A government crackdown to catch illegal foreign workers has run into serious problems.Last Friday, Operation Thoso, as the operation is dubbed, arrested a Mosotho of Chinese descent on

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Top Central Bank director shot dead

MASERU – Dr Bohlale Phakoe, the Central Bank of Lesotho’s director of financial markets, was shot dead last Saturday.Phakoe, who was also a Reverend, was launching his lodge in Marabeng

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Storm over new police promotions

MASERU – COMMISSIONER of Police Holomo Molibeli has promoted 40 police officers, a decision that has irritated the Lesotho Police Staff Association (Leposa).The promotions took effect last Friday.LEPOSA spokesman, Motlatsi

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Defections rock BNP

MASERU – THE Basotho National Party (BNP) Women’s League chairperson, Nokoli Hloloane, and two other senior members have defected to the Alliance of Democrats (AD) over the weekend.The two senior

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Prisoners fight over ‘lover’

MASERU – A prisoner at the Maseru Central Correctional facility was on Monday stabbed six times during a bloody fight over a “lover”.The incident offers a sneak peek into how

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Proposal to increase PR seats

MASERU – THE National Reforms Authority (NRA) is proposing to increase the number of Proportional Representation seats from the current 40 to 60.The authority also wants the first-past-the-post seats reduced

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Machesetsa victory disputed

MASERU – EIGHT Basotho National Party (BNP) members have filed a lawsuit challenging the controversial election of Machesetsa Mofomobe as party leader.The court challenge comes as Mofomobe consolidates his grip

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‘We’re left out of Covid fight’

THABA-TSEKA – Confusion, lack of information, mistrust and poverty. These are some of the reasons why many Christians in Lesotho are avoiding the jab, at least according to their clerics.Church

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The prisoner who found God

MAFETENG – SAVED from the noose after being convicted of a double murder, Sakoana Mphasa is turning a new leaf, vowing to spend his remaining days on earth saving lives