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By thabo On 26 Oct, 2014 At 11:32 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
Abubaker

Court of Appeal dismisses application for permanent stay of prosecution by prominent businessman Ashraf Abubaker, lawyer Stefan Carl Buys and former deputy sheriff Tsebo Monyako, who are facing seven counts of theft, fraud and defeating the ends of justice. Lekhetho Ntsukunyane The trial of prominent businessman Ashraf Abubaker, lawyer Stefan Carl Buys and former deputy […]

By thabo On 26 Oct, 2014 At 11:39 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments

   …UN Resident Coordinator in Lesotho, Karla Hershey, rallies Basotho Limpho Sello Lesotho on Friday joined the rest of the globe in commemorating United Nations (UN) Day. The Day marks the ratification of the UN Charter in 1945, and has been celebrated on 24 October every year since 1948 “to make the UN’s aims and […]

By thabo On 26 Oct, 2014 At 11:58 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 2 Comments
Mokhosi

  …ABC not entirely happy with his facilitation in Lesotho’s political and security crises    Billy Ntaote Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) Acting Secretary General, Tšeliso Mokhosi, has hailed the Deputy President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, for his “genuine and tireless” efforts to find a lasting solution to Lesotho’s prevailing instability. The Southern African […]

By thabo On 26 Oct, 2014 At 11:04 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 2 Comments
Metsing

  Tefo Tefo Deputy Prime Minister Mothetjoa Metsing indicated in papers filed before the Constitutional Court on Friday that he would only submit a supporting affidavit if his application for the recusal of two local judges from his trial is opposed. In a notice of motion filed by his lawyer, King’s Counsel (KC) Motiea Teele, […]

By thabo On 26 Oct, 2014 At 11:43 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
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  DURBAN – The extradition hearing of Lesotho national Lehlohonolo Joseph Scott, accused of chopping up two people and boiling the heart of one of them, was postponed in the Durban Magistrate’s Court on Thursday. Magistrate Vanitha Armu postponed the matter to 5 November. Scott has been charged in Lesotho with two counts of murder […]

By thabo On 26 Oct, 2014 At 11:13 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 1 Comment
ramaphosa

  Johannesburg South Africa, in the spirit of former ANC president Oliver Tambo, will stand by Lesotho as it works towards a better future, the party’s deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa said on Friday. “We have just returned from Lesotho, a neighbour that stood by us during the darkest moments of our history, a neighbour that […]

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
DC MPs on Friday during  the re-opening of the 8th Parliament Session (12)

  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 […]