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By thabo On 29 Mar, 2015 At 01:58 PM | Categorized As Local, News | With 1 Comment
SADC facilitator Cyril Ramaphosa

  . . . as security chiefs remain in limbo Keiso Mohloboli SOUTHERN African Development Community (SADC) facilitator to Lesotho, Cyril Ramaphosa, will tomorrow officially close the bloc’s technical mission in Maseru with the fate of the exiled security chiefs still uncertain, the Sunday Express has established. The SADC Observer Mission in Lesotho was deployed […]

By thabo On 29 Mar, 2015 At 01:46 PM | Categorized As Local, News | With 2 Comments
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  Billy Ntaote LESOTHO Congress for Democracy (LCD) Acting Secretary General Tšeliso Mokhosi has dismissed as “desperate rants” threats by opposition parties to embark on mass stay-aways in the event LCD stalwarts they accuse of disrespecting King Letsie are appointed cabinet ministers. In a press conference held on Thursday, the opposition alliance, consisting of the […]

By thabo On 29 Mar, 2015 At 01:57 PM | Categorized As Local, News | With 1 Comment
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  Lekhetho Ntsukunyane THE Ministry of Health has been sucked into a bitter row between two catering companies over a M1.6 million tender payment which is now before the Commercial Court. Maseru-based businessman Isaac Josephs’s company Isaacs Food Suppliers made an application on Thursday to “interdict and restrain” the ministry from effecting payment of M1 […]

By thabo On 29 Mar, 2015 At 01:13 PM | Categorized As Local, News | With 1 Comment
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  ’Mantoetse Maama Thaba-Tseka A 23-YEAR-OLD man accused of sexually assaulting a 30-year-old woman has been released on M500 bail due to the ongoing Lesotho Correctional Service (LCS) industrial action. According to Thaba-Tseka District Police Commissioner, Senior Superintendent Litsietsi Selimo, the suspect appeared in court on Wednesday but was released because he could not be […]

By thabo On 29 Mar, 2015 At 01:12 PM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
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  Limpho Sello THE Ministry of Health is set to launch a campaign to curb the soaring rates of Tuberculosis (TB) infections which have made Lesotho second only to Swaziland in the world. Speaking during World Tuberculosis Day commemorations held on Tuesday, the Ministry of Health’s National TB Programme Manager, Llang Maama, said the disease’s […]

By thabo On 29 Mar, 2015 At 01:38 PM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
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  Limpho Sello INTERNATIONAL, non-profit health organisation, JHPIEGO, has partnered with other non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in a campaign to urge women to encourage their husbands or partners to get circumcised. This was revealed at a strategic planning session organised by JHPIEGO and attended by NGOs in the HIV/AIDS sector, which include the Lesotho Planned Parenthood […]

By thabo On 29 Mar, 2015 At 01:43 PM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
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  Court Reporters MAGISTRATE Dlamini Matla, has warned taxi drivers against violating traffic laws with impunity, saying it could lead to the toughening of existing legislation governing road traffic offences. Mr Matla made the remarks after convicting and sentencing 10 taxi drivers charged with violating provisions of the Road Traffic Act by picking and dropping […]

By thabo On 22 Mar, 2015 At 10:32 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 2 Comments
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  As Mafeteng textile firm closes shop next month after govt reneges on bailout promise Lekhetho Ntsukunyane Leading textile firm, Precious Garments, has announced the closure of its Mafeteng subsidiary, P and T, next month, leaving 407 breadwinners in the cold. According to Precious Garments management, the decision to shut down the factory on 16 […]

By thabo On 22 Mar, 2015 At 10:26 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 1 Comment
Vice Chancellor Professor Nqosa Mahao addresses the assembly  (2)

  Billy Ntaote Law Professor, Nqosa Mahao, was inaugurated the ninth vice-chancellor of the National University of Lesotho (NUL) during a colourful ceremony held at the varsity yesterday. Professor Mahao, who assumed office on 20 November 2014, succeeded America’s Sharon Siverts, who served the university from 2011 to 2013. NUL Chancellor, King Letsie III, who […]

By thabo On 22 Mar, 2015 At 10:34 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
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  Limpho Sello THE recently released 2014 Lesotho Demographic and Health Survey (LDHS) preliminary report has revealed a marked improvement in maternal and child health, Ministry of Health Chief Statistician Mahlape Ramoseme has said. The 2014 LDHS, whose purpose is to provide up-to-date estimates of basic demographic and health indicators, was the third to be […]