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Letšeng honours learners

1 day, 22 hours ago

Basotho nabbed in Welkom

1 day, 22 hours ago

LEC burglary under probe

MASERU - Police are investigating a burglary that occurred on Sunday night at the Lesotho Electricity Company (LEC) headquarters where a number of of…

2 days ago

Police summon Thabane over wife’s murder

MASERU – The Lesotho Mounted Police Service (LMPS) has summoned embattled prime minister, Motsoahae Thabane, for questioning over the murder of his estranged wife Lipolelo – he is expected to present himself before the police on Wednesday.

1 day, 23 hours ago

Thabane to step down

MASERU - Prime Minister Motsoahae Thabane is contemplating to step down, communications minister Chief Thesele ’Maseribane has announced.

5 days, 21 hours ago

Thabane steps down

2 days, 17 hours ago


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

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First rams’ auction continues in Quthing


Paraffin scarcity hits Southern districts

MASERU – The fall of the last year saw a worrying dearth of domestic paraffin around the country, and the problem has rolled into the new year – with the southern districts of the country hit the hardest.

Another regional tourney for Chess Lesotho

MASERU – The successful hosting of the Zone 4.5 African Youth Chess Championship at the Blue Mountain Inn, in Teyateyaneng, Berea, in October last ye…

Rugby 7s national coach recovering well

MASERU – Following his involvement in a car accident towards the end of last year, Maseru Warriors and Rugby 7s national team head coach, Morapeli Mo…

Openness on morning-after pill is key: Pharmacist

MASERU - Private pharmacist, Thabiso Mokone has appealed that the use of Levonorgestrel - a type of emergency contraception after unprotected sex, re…


MKM resurrection: Thebe-ea-Khale to build 10 malls

MASERU – Business tycoon Lebuajoang Simon Thebe-ea-Khale has revealed his plan to invest billions o…

Opposition youth leagues want Thabane's head

MASERU - Members of the youth leagues drawn from different opposition parties are planning to petit…

Local entrepreneurs partake in BOLESWA forum

MASERU – Lesotho youth entrepreneurs are back in the country after participating in the BOLESWA Youth Cooperative Exchange Forum, in Selibe-Pikwe, Botswana last week.

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The 1982 Maseru Massacre remembered

It was in the early hours of the morning of the December 9 December, 1982, when we heard what sounded like machine gun fire and explosions, we all woke up, unsure of what could be happening.

By By Pumlani Kubukeli

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Lesotho at the crossroads

Lesotho is a garment manufacturing hub in southern Africa, and has attracted manufacturing firms from South Africa on account of cheaper labour and a more business-friendly environment. However, the textile business is tough, and its competitive advantages are fragile. One firm shows the imperative…

By Marie-Noelle Nwokolo, Emily Van Der Merwe And Greg Mills

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Does advertising pay? Money transfers for the unbanked people of Lesotho

This article reviews various platforms in which the ‘unbanked’ people in Lesotho access money, assuming money being sent from outside Lesotho and it doesn’t include mobile money send via cell phones. That will be a debate for another day.

By Palesa Matšasa

National Rugby 7s off to eSwatini

MASERU - The national rugby sevens team is set to compete in this year’s edition of the eSwatini International Rugby Sevens Tournament to be held from December 21 to 22 December in Mbabane.

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Molisana up for international award

MASERU - Molisana, a local film production, has been nominated for an award at the inaugural Waco Family and Faith Inte…

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