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By thabo On 1 Mar, 2015 At 08:16 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
ABC leader Thomas Thabane with South Africa’s International Relations and Cooperation Minister, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane yesterday at Makhoakhoeng

  Billy Ntaote The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) was under the spotlight yesterday following the discovery of faulty ballot papers in Butha-Buthe. The papers did not have Democratic Congress (DC) and All Democratic Cooperation (ADC) candidates, Mathabo Shao and Tahleho Setimela, respectively. Mr Setimela yesterday told the Sunday Express that the anomaly was discovered at […]

By thabo On 1 Mar, 2015 At 07:58 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
Matatiele protest

  Keiso Mohloboli Qacha’s Nek Qacha’s Nek supermarkets have virtually run out of stock due to violence rocking Matatiele in Eastern Cape, South Africa, where they purchase their merchandise. Matatiele residents went on the rampage last week demanding tarred roads in their villages. The angry residents also burnt tyres and dug trenches across a gravel […]

By thabo On 1 Mar, 2015 At 07:09 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 2 Comments
Progressive Democrats leader, Mophato Monyake at the launch of the party at Pitso Ground yesterday

  ‘Mantoetse Maama Progressive Democrats (PD) leader, Mophato Monyake, is hoping one party wins yesterday’s parliamentary elections with an outright majority for Lesotho to have a single-party government. A total of 23 political parties contested the snap elections but Mr Monyake is hoping a single party wins the minimum 61 of the 120 National Assembly […]

By thabo On 1 Mar, 2015 At 07:06 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 1 Comment
DC leader Pakalitha Mosisili casts his ballot paper at Tsoelike constituency yesterday

  Keiso Mohloboli Qacha’s Nek Democratic Congress (DC) leader, Pakalitha Mosisili, yesterday expressed hope his vote would help restore Lesotho’s stability and dignity which he said were eroded during the two-and-a-half years the coalition government was in power. In an interview with the Sunday Express soon after casting his vote at Souru Primary School in […]

By thabo On 1 Mar, 2015 At 07:52 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
prison-cell

  Keiso Mohloboli and ‘Mantoetse Maama Voting only started around 2pm yesterday at Mokhotlong, Thaba-Tseka, Butha-Buthe and Teyateyaneng (TY) prisons due to the warders’ on-going go-slow. The guards refused to assist Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) officials conduct the election for inmates, with the voting only going ahead after lunch when senior Lesotho Correctional Services (LCS) […]

By thabo On 1 Mar, 2015 At 07:24 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
customers continue to shop at ''family supermarket'' at borokhoaneng when MCC raided  on Thursday (6)

  Rethabile Pitso Maseru City Council (MCC) officials on Thursday seized expired goods from a Chinese-owned supermarket situated at Borokhoaneng in Maseru. The raid on Family Supermarket came after council was alerted of the goods by irate customers who said they were tired of always returning expired stuff to the store—only to be rudely turned […]

By thabo On 1 Mar, 2015 At 07:52 AM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
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  Limpho Sello THE Lesotho Tourism Development Corporation (LTDC) has taken its drive to promote home-stays for tourists to the Mokhotlong community, urging villagers to embracing the practice and generate much-needed revenue by. Home-stays are accommodation facilities provided to tourists by local communities in their houses. Homeowners can let part of their houses and charge […]

By thabo On 22 Feb, 2015 At 12:37 PM | Categorized As Local, News | With 1 Comment
Basotho cast their votes.

  Keiso Mohloboli ADVANCE-VOTING was delayed by almost three hours at the Maseru Sun Cabanas Polling Station yesterday due to a complaint by one of the early voters that the ballot papers had “suspicious” marks. The early vote was meant to cater for Basotho working at the country’s embassies worldwide, as well as state security, […]

By thabo On 22 Feb, 2015 At 12:16 PM | Categorized As Local, News | With 1 Comment
Lesotho College of Education (LCE) students embarked in an illegal strike on Monday after their first allowances were delayed (1)

  ’Mantoetse Maama Lesotho College of Education (LCE) students resumed their strike on Friday after management had failed to give them their allowances as promised when they agreed to call-off the protest on Monday. The angry student-teachers blocked the main entrance to the college, and would not allow lecturers and other staff entry onto the […]

By thabo On 22 Feb, 2015 At 12:12 PM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
Four children who were ritually murdered

  ‘Mantoetse Maama Mphatšoe Ntjilo of Ha Kelebone in Mphaki appeared before the Quthing Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday in connection with the alleged ritual murder of his three children and young brother. Ntjilo (24) and his 23-year-old wife allegedly killed their daughters aged three, five and three months and the husband’s 10-year-old brother to extract […]