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By thabo On 25 Aug, 2014 At 09:13 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
LCD Acting Secretary  General Tšeliso Mokhosi

  Party tells premier to either lift suspension of parliament or step down Bongiwe Zihlangu The ruling Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD), in collaboration with its  congress movement partners, is calling for Prime Minister Thomas Thabane to “either suspend the ongoing prorogation of parliament or step down”. The Sunday Express has learnt the LCD, the […]

By thabo On 25 Aug, 2014 At 09:12 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
Atul Kumar Gupta and Prime Minister Thomas Thabane

  I have not taken a penny from the Guptas I am a Prime Minister with executive authority and empowered by the constitution to take certain decisions Staff Reporter PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane has strongly defended his decision to issue diplomatic passports to members of South Africa’s controversial Gupta family and rejected demands by the opposition and […]

By thabo On 25 Aug, 2014 At 09:48 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
PS Health, Lefu Manyokole

  Tefo Tefo THE High Court has issued an arrest warrant for the Ministry of Health Principal Secretary (PS) Lefu Manyokole. According to the warrant, which was issued on Thursday, Mr Manyokole ignored a High Court order granted by Justice Molefi Makara in March this year, which interdicted him from transferring Nursing Sister Masekake Nkuebe […]

By thabo On 25 Aug, 2014 At 09:00 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
Basotho National Party (BNP) youth league spokesperson, Manama Letsie

  Lekhetho Ntsukunyane THE Basotho National Party (BNP) Youth League spokesperson, Manama Letsie, briefly appeared before the High Court on Wednesday charged with murder. Mr Letsie, who is also the Students’ Representative Council (SRC) vice-president at the National University of Lesotho (NUL), is accused of killing one Sepiriti Lebesa-Khohlokoane eight years ago. Although the court […]

By thabo On 25 Aug, 2014 At 09:04 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
NUL students boycotted classes and picketed on campus last week.

  ’Mantoetse Maama The situation at the National University of Lesotho (NUL) is expected to return to normal tomorrow after students boycotted classes and picketed on campus last week, over delayed allowances. According to the Students’ Representative Council (SRC) President, Lefu Thaela, the learners had been angered by the slow pace of disbursement of their […]

By thabo On 25 Aug, 2014 At 09:03 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
Metsing

Tefo Tefo THE Directorate on Corruption and Economic Offences (DCEO) and Nedbank Lesotho on Thursday notified the Constitutional Court of their intention to oppose Deputy Prime Minister Mothetjoa Metsing’s bid to have the acquisition of his banking details declared unconstitutional. Mr Metsing — who cites the DCEO Director General, DCEO, Minister of Justice, Human Rights, […]

By thabo On 25 Aug, 2014 At 08:57 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
9mm-pistol

  Tsitsi Matope A 52-year-old Naleli  businessman was shot dead in his shop last Tuesday—allegedly by a robber who had pretended to be a customer. The police are still hunting for the suspect, who reportedly entered the shop situated in Rasetimela village in Naleli, at around 9:40pm pretending he wanted to buy some food. However, […]

By thabo On 25 Aug, 2014 At 08:48 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
Professor Nqosa Mahao

Keiso Mohloboli The National University of Lesotho (NUL) Council has reportedly recommended Professor Nqosa Mahao to become the varsity’s new vice-chancellor (VC), the Sunday Express can reveal. A highly placed source told the Sunday Express that the Council made its final selection on Saturday last week, and chose Professor Mahao over Professor Mafa Sejanamane, who […]

By thabo On 25 Aug, 2014 At 08:13 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
District Commissioner of Maseru Urban Police, Senior Superintendent Mofokeng Kolo

  Tsitsi Matope A 25-year-old woman allegedly stabbed her husband to death at the couple’s Ha-Thamae home on Tuesday last week. According to the Officer Commanding Maseru Urban Police, Senior Superintendent Mofokeng Kolo, the husband had reportedly tried to stop his wife from leaving him following a violent confrontation, when the tragic incident happened. Senior […]

By thabo On 17 Aug, 2014 At 12:00 PM | Categorized As Local, News | With 1 Comment
Namibian-president-Pohamba

  …as chairmanship hangs in the balance Billy Ntaote Lesotho could be denied the chance to assume the chairmanship of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation this week due to the country’s “unstable” political climate. Thomas Thabane, in his capacity as Lesotho’s Prime Minister, is supposed to take […]