New boss for CBL

Maseru, Lesotho: Central Bank of Lesotho building - Corner Airport and Moshoeshoe Roads - photo by M.Torres

By Motšelisi Sekonyela

The Central Bank of Lesotho (CBL) on Tuesday announced the end of term of office for the governor and deputy governors and the appointment of a new acting governor of the CBL.

“Members of the public are kindly advised that the term of office of the governor of the CBL, Retšelisitsoe Matlanyane and that of the first deputy governor, Dr Masilo Makhetha and the second Deputy Governor, Ms Mathabo Makenete ended on the December 31 2021,” CBL said in a statement.

Following this, the government of Lesotho has appointed Lehlomela Mohapi as the acting governor.


CBL conveyed its gratitude to the departing members for the work they have done both for the bank and the nation, as well as wish the newly appointed member a smooth sailing journey.

“The CBL wishes to thank the governor and the deputy governors for their service to the bank and the nation and wishes them the very best for the future. The bank also wishes Mr Mohapi well as he takes up the responsibility of acting governor.”