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By Sunday Express On 31 May, 2015 At 12:32 PM | Categorized As Local, News | With 1 Comment
Bloody-knife

    Staff Writer HIGH Court judge, Justice Tšeliso Monaphathi, has postponed to 5 August 2015, the trial of a Mosamane shop-owner claiming he was forced to kill out of fear. Motlalepula Setoi (40) briefly appeared before the court on Tuesday this week charged with the murder of Tieli Maiketso on 4 August 2010. Setoi […]

By Sunday Express On 31 May, 2015 At 12:17 PM | Categorized As Local, News | With 1 Comment
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    Staff reporter Justice Semapo Peete has appealed for “order and stability” in the Lesotho Defense Force (LDF) following the appearance of yet another “abducted” soldier in the High Court on Friday. Sergeant Refiloe Semakale was the latest soldier detained by LDF authorities over recent weeks to be brought before the High Court facing […]

By Sunday Express On 31 May, 2015 At 12:38 PM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
Tšeliso Monaphathi

  Staff Reporter An employee in the Department of Traffic and Transport has filed an urgent case before the High Court seeking an order directing the Ministry of  Public Service not to alter terms of a post it had advertised. Motsoaole Lesupi (51)—a Traffic and Transport Development Coordinator in the Department of Traffic and Transport  […]

By Sunday Express On 31 May, 2015 At 12:41 PM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
maize

    …as Bureau of Statistics forecasts decline in harvest  Rethabile Pitso LESOTHO faces another period of food insecurity due to a marked decline in both the area planted and yields, a Bureau of Statistics (BOS) report has revealed. In its Crop Forecasting Report for the 2014/2015 season, which was released on Thursday, BOS expects […]

By Sunday Express On 31 May, 2015 At 12:31 PM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
ramodibedi

  Lekhetho Ntsukunyane Suspended Chief Justice (CJ) Michael Ramodibedi has told Swazi authorities that the country’s constitution provides him with “absolute immunity” from prosecution hence the invalidity of the arrest warrant issued against him by the High Court last month According to court papers Mr Ramodibedi filed before the High Court of Swaziland on Thursday […]

By Sunday Express On 31 May, 2015 At 12:10 PM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
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  Motsamai Mokotjo THE United Students Representative Council (USRC) says it intends to engage the National Manpower Development Secretariat (NMDS) to lobby for the increase of loan bursaries to its members. USRC was formally registered in April 2014 with the mandate to support the rights of students from different tertiary institutions. According to the council’s […]

By Sunday Express On 31 May, 2015 At 12:10 PM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
mosisili

  Government reassures nation the prime minister is in good health Staff Reporter GOVERNMENT has allayed the nation’s fears following widespread rumours that Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili was ill. The Democratic Congress (DC) leader, who came to power on 17 March 2015 as leader of a seven-party government, was said to be suffering from a […]

By Sunday Express On 31 May, 2015 At 12:24 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
LCD Acting Secretary  General Tšeliso Mokhosi

    Keiso Mohloboli DEFENCE and National Security Minister, Tšeliso Mokhosi, has vowed to revamp the National Security Service (NSS) to international standards. Mr Mokhosi made the pledge during a pass-out parade of 69 NSS officers at NSS Mphorosane Training Academy on Friday, adding he was determined to see the security agency equipped with the […]

By Sunday Express On 31 May, 2015 At 12:30 PM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments
disability

  Lekhetho Ntsukunyane When 30-year-old Ernestina Ramathinyane obtained a Diploma in Secondary Education at the Lesotho College of Education (LCE) in 2011, she could only foresee a better life for herself and her loved ones. Born physically disabled but with unparalleled determination, Ms Ramathinyane had conquered many  odds to qualify as a schoolteacher—a profession she […]

By Sunday Express On 24 May, 2015 At 12:54 PM | Categorized As Local, News, Politics | With 0 Comments

    Lekhetho Ntsukunyane All Basotho Convention (ABC) stalwart, Sam Rapapa, has commended government for increasing civil servants’ salaries by six percent for the 2015/16 financial year. Mr Rapapa said this was “the first time the Congress government had given a reasonable increment” to its workers. The current government comprises the Democratic Congress, Lesotho Congress […]