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LRA, SACU Launch Preferred Trader Programme

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The Southern African Customs Union (SACU) in association with Lesotho Revenue Authority (LRA) on Tuesday launched the Preferred Trader Programme while also certifying eight new enterprises for it. This program is of SACU, a customs union among five countries of Southern Africa: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa and Eswatini. Lesotho is the third country to ...

Maseribane Summoned For Lipolelo’s Murder

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Leader of Basotho National Party (BNP) who is also Minister of Communications, Science and Technology Chief Thesele Maseribane is expected to appear before the office of police Criminal Investigation Division (CID) today pertaining the assassination of Prime Minister’s wife, Mrs. Lipolelo Thabane that took place in 2017. This, police Spokesperson ...

Road Safety Requires Urgent Cooperation- Hlasoa

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The Deputy Principal Secretary (DPS) in the Ministry of Transport says road safety is an urgent matter which requires cooperation to ensure no lives are lost along the roads. This, Mrs. Majoele Hlasoa (pictured) said during Road Safety Evaluation Meeting held at Police Training College (PTC), Maseru on Monday where she indicated that road accidents […]

Lesotho Should Expect More Rains

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Lesotho Meteorological Services (LMS) anticipates normal to above normal rainfall for the first trimester of 2020. This has been stated by Lesotho Meteorological Services (LMS) Senior Meteorologist, Mr. Retsepile ‘Neko (pictured ). He has highlighted that people should also expect normal to above normal temperatures from January, February to March. LMS ...

EFF chapter of Lesotho is a passing fad?

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“Each generation must discover it’s mission, fulfil it or betray it in relative opacity” ~ Frantz Fanon In a country where the youth are not only the foremost sceptics of politicians but party politics in general, their resolve to throw their weight behind a so regarded, carbon copy of a South African political party, seems […]

Expect to pay more for water

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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

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 […]

Lerotholi Polytechnic Re-opens

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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 […]

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 ...