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NUL comforts staff, students

By Kefiloe Kajane The National University of Lesotho (NUL) management has released a statement that it calls ‘a message of hope’ to staff and students during Covid-19 pandemic. The university reminded the students and staff to take care of themselves and continue to observe the national and World Health Organisation Covid-19...

Good news for street vendors

By Kefiloe Kajane Street vendors finally received money from ministry of trade and industry on Tuesday, as part of the Covid-19 relief from the first lockdown in 2020. This was confirmed by Khathang Tema Baitṧokoli Association spokesperson Tṧolo Lebitsa in an interview with theRepoter. Lebitsa indicated that the money - M500 -...
By Kefiloe Kajane The recent emergence of a locally developed flu remedy and much acclaimed production of a treatment for Covid-19 have triggered calls for a strengthening of local scientific research to reduce foreign certification of indigenous knowledge systems. Research, development and innovation is for any country the engine of its...
BY NATASHA ODENDAAL The Orange-Senqu River Commission (Orasecom) has issued a request for proposals for various short-term consulting services for its Orange-Senqu River Strategic Action Programme Implementation. Advisory body Orasecom provides recommendations aimed at optimising the development and management of the water resources of the Orange-Senqu river basin across the four...
By Kefiloe Kajane The National University of Lesotho’s (NUL) team of scientists led by Dr Lerato Seleteng-Kose has produced the first ever local cough syrup, known as OptiCough. In an interview with theReporter, Dr Seleteng-Kose said the cough syrup relieves cough, fever and flu and it was released on September 2020...