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Lockdown Level 3 briefing under way

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Mpilo Boutique Hotel closes down

1 day, 23 hours ago


‘I unified sports leadership in Lesotho’ – Dr Phamotse

MASERU - The former Minister of Gender, Youth, Sports and Recreation, Dr Mahali Phamotse, says during her time in office she prided herself in having…

3 days, 21 hours ago

Lesotho lauded for its COVID-19 recovery case

MASERU – Lesotho has been applauded by the World Health Organisation (WHO) after one of its two COVID-19 patients recovered earlier this week.

39 minutes ago

WHO pulls all plugs to fight COVID-19

MASERU – The World Health Organisation ((WHO)’s 73rd assembly that was held recently has resolved to bring the world together in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

4 days, 23 hours ago


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A Day in the Life of a Vegetable Farmer in Lesotho: Thabo Lefatle

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2nd Coronavirus case in Lesotho

2nd Coronavirus case in Lesotho


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20 arrested on COVID-19 related charges

MASERU - At least 20 people aged between 28 and 39 have appeared before the Maseru Magistrate’s Court after they were arrested for contravening provisions of the COVID-19 regulations.

LeFA boss asks community leaders to intervene

MASERU – President of the Lesotho Football Association (LeFA) King’s Counsel Salemane Phafane has appealed to community leaders and the police to sto…


UN boss reaffirms solidarity

MASERU - As the African continent and the rest of the world mark Africa Day, the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has reaffirme…


Public servants’ salaries cut again

MASERU – Civil servants’ salaries were this month slashed again without any prior notification from government.


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Majoro wages war against corruption

MASERU – The new Prime Minister Dr Moeketsi Majoro says for the next two years his focus will be on…


Majoro to be sworn-in as prime minister

MASERU – The Minister of Finance Dr Moeketsi Majoro will on Wednesday be sworn-in as Prime Minister…

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AU study: COVID-19 could cost Africa $500 billion, damage tourism and aviation sectors

Up to 20 million jobs in the formal and informal sectors in Africa could be lost because of COVID-19, according to a new study by the African Union. Released in early April, the study found that foreign direct investment (FDI), tourism receipts and remittance flows will also suffer significant dec…

By Kingsley Ighobor


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A call for a Pan-African roadmap Book

Many books on Africa’s development often paint a dystopian picture of a continent heading towards a cliff-edge. But in the recently-published Africa’s Critical Choices: A Call for a pan-African Roadmap, Ibrahim Mayaki details the continent’s potentials, proffers solutions to seemingly intractable p…

By Kingsley Ighobor


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What is the future of poverty in Africa?

The global burden of poverty is highly concentrated in Africa, with more than 150 million people living in extreme poverty in just two countries - Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo - according to World Data Lab. Recent trends in poverty reduction could prove difficult to maintain. …

By Zachary Donnenfeld


Sports
LeFA suspends all football matches

MASERU - The Lesotho Football Association (LeFA) has suspended all league games under its control effective from March 16 to March 31 in respect of the widespread Corona virus (COVID 19) pandemic.

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