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Expect to pay more for water in August

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The Lesotho Electricity and Water Authority (LEWA) board has approved Water and Sewage Company’s tariff increment application for 2019/20. The announcement comes after WASCO had submitted a tariff adjustment application of 8.5% tariff increase for both volumetric and standing charges for domestic and non-domestic customers and re-introduction of standing charge ...

DECOMPOSED BODIES DOWN MINE SHAFT

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Wives of men who died in the shaft of one Gold mine in Welkom, South Africa are waiting for the bodies’ retrieval with the hope of identifying their husbands. The bodies are believed to be those of nine or more illegal mine workers, casually known as ‘Zama-Zamas’ in South Africa while in Lesotho they are […]

1st WITNESS IN KHETHENG’S CASE APPEARS BEFORE COURT

The first crown witness in a case in which former minister of defence and national security Mr. Ts’eliso Mokhosi is charged together with six police officers with murder of Police Constable (PC) Mokalekale Khetheng appeared before the High Court on Tuesday. The High Court through Justice Thamsanqa Nomcqongo convened on Tuesday to proceed with the […]

FOKOTHI RE-OPENS

After two week closure, Lerotholi Polytechnic will re-open and resume classes on Wednesday this week. This was disclosed by the school’s Registrar Advocate Hlomohang Majara in an interview on Monday morning where she indicated that all students are expected to arrive on Tuesday so that the classes will resume on Wednesday. The school closed following […]

Spetzo’s is more than just pizza

For Teboho Nchaba, founder and owner of pop-up restaurant Spetzo’s, wood-fired pizza is not merely a delicacy; it’s a way of life -and his business. He shares a few nuggets of running business along with his entrepreneurial journey in a competitive hospitality sector. He started his business at Ha Foso in November 2006 before branching […]

HUSBAND COMMITS MURDER OVER WIFE

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The Maseru Magistrate Court through Magistrate ‘Makopano Rants’o has convicted a 60- year- old Molefe Polasi of Khubetsoana, Ha-Rankhala with culpable homicide of Malefetsane Ntulo he committed on December 15, 2008. As a deserving punishment, the court slapped Polasi with a 10 -year -jail term or payment of a fine of M10, 000, the latter […]

QMMH CELEBRATES 7 YEARS OF EXISTENCE

In celebration of seven years of Queen Mamohato Memorial Hospital (QMMH) existence, the hospital has scheduled a one-day team building activity in October. According to the hospital’s Public Relations Officer, Mrs Mothepane Thahane the event to be held at QMMH premises is expected to bring top brass together with operatives in order to celebrate. She […]

22 illegally work in Lesotho mines

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The on- going Public Accounts Committee (PAC) hearing heard on Monday that  about 22 South Africans are reportedly working illegally at Letséng and Kao diamond mines with fraudulently acquired work permits. The Ministry of Labour and Employment was fingered for offering the work permits to the expatriates illegally. Lehlohonolo Motlomelo from Construction and ...

PM lands with SADC Message

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Prime Minister Thomas Thabane said the SADC Summit has urged Lesotho to take necessary measures against those who delay or threaten to derail the reforms and the National Dialogue. Thabane said they are inviting everyone with necessary locus standi to come home “but if they do not come we will follow the majority rule”. Speaking […]

Meet Passion-driven Studio Owner

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Thesele ‘Tazz B’ Sekokotoana is a versatile music producer of note. He is the owner of Les Rhythm Entertainment. His is a story of a passion and focus. “I entered the industry in 2009. But I can say music had always been in me. I used to play as a deejay from high school in […]