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By thabo On 21 Oct, 2014 At 11:54 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
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PRETORIA – Convicted killer Oscar Pistorius has been handed a sentence of five years in jail by Judge Thokozile Masipa in the High Court in Pretoria. He was sentenced to five years for culpable homicide and three years, wholly suspended for the Tasha’s shooting. The two sentences will run concurrently. The athlete had a brief […]

By thabo On 19 Oct, 2014 At 09:08 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 1 Comment
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  …Let us put the interests of the people before our own, says His Majesty Bongiwe Zihlangu HIS Majesty King Letsie III has expressed grave concern over Lesotho’s prevailing political turmoil and urged political leaders not to be selfish to “attain lasting peace and stability for the country”. Addressing the First Meeting of the Second […]

By thabo On 19 Oct, 2014 At 09:16 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 2 Comments
Communications, Science and Technology Minister Selibe Mochoboroane (2)

  …declares he is still Communications, Science and Technology Minister despite his dismissal by Prime Minister Thomas Thabane on Thursday Keiso Mohloboli Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) Deputy Spokesperson, Selibe Mochoboroane, says he is not going to accept his dismissal as Communications, Science and Technology Minister, by Prime Minister Thomas Thabane. According to a statement […]

By thabo On 19 Oct, 2014 At 09:46 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 1 Comment
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  As DC, LCD legislators mark occasion with song and dance Billy Ntaote Democratic Congress (DC) and Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) legislators marked Friday’s reopening of parliament with song and dance, with former Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili describing the occasion as a “victory for the people”. Prime Minister Thomas Thabane suspended the legislature for […]

By thabo On 19 Oct, 2014 At 09:36 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
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  Limpho Sello Caritas Lesotho on Friday presented garden equipment and vegetable seed to Sekamaneng-based Centre for the Poor and Less Privileged (CPLP) as part of commemorating World Food Day (WFD). WFD is celebrated globally every year on 16 October to recognise the founding of the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in 1945. […]

By thabo On 19 Oct, 2014 At 09:29 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
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e Lekhetho Ntsukunyane Chief Sekonyela (28), who was convicted of killing his mother, ’Makatleho, eight years ago and sentenced to 20 years in jail in April 2012, on Friday appeared before the Court of Appeal challenging the ruling. Sekonyela fatally shot his mother on 21 July 2006 at the family’s Thabong residence in Maseru, with […]

By thabo On 19 Oct, 2014 At 09:18 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
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  Billy Ntaote South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa returns to Lesotho tomorrow to continue his facilitation as the country battles to reclaim its political and security stability. The Southern African Development Community (SADC) last month appointed Mr Ramaphosa to mediate in Lesotho’s squabbles, and has since brokered the Maseru Facilitation Declaration under which Basotho […]

By thabo On 19 Oct, 2014 At 09:23 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
Tebello Moleleki prepares his sticks for sale

  Carrying the popular fighting stick commonly known as molamu is much more than fashion for a typical Mosotho man. Mohau Serabele Maputsoe FOR Basotho, wearing a blanket is not only a matter of looking smart but also pride and an acute sense of nationhood. This special attire is popular among both females and males […]

By thabo On 19 Oct, 2014 At 09:37 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
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  Billy Ntaote PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane says he is still in charge of the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) despite Lieutenant General Tlali Kamoli’s refusal to accept his decision to fire him as army commander. Dr Thabane, who is also the Minister of Defence, Police and National Security, dismissed Lt Gen Kamoli on 29 August […]

By thabo On 14 Oct, 2014 At 12:03 PM | Categorized As Local, News | With 2 Comments
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  Billy Ntaote Members of the Lesotho Mounted Police Service (LMPS) and Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) faced-off once again on Friday morning in Maseru as the turf war between the security agencies continued. The standoff took place at the Constitution/Lerotholi roads junction and Lesotho National Broadcasting Services (LNBS) entrance along Lerotholi road. According to sources […]