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The ministry of health says Lesotho has recorded six new Covid-19 cases, taking the national tally to 35. The ministry made this announcement on Wednesday as it gave a weekly report on the country’s Covid-19 situation to journalists in Maseru. Of...
By Kefiloe Kajane The minister of law, justice and constitutional affairs, Prof Nqosa Mahao, on Tuesday received a mobile traffic court from the Road Fund. This is a traffic court is a specialised judicial process for handling traffic ticket cases. People...
The head of the World Health Organization is warning that the COVID-19 pandemic is actually speeding up and he criticized governments that have failed to establish reliable contact tracing to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Speaking at a briefing in Geneva, Tedros Adhanom...
By Kefiloe Kajane The United States of America (USA) government, through the US Ambassador to Lesotho Rebecca Gonzales, donated Covid-19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) worth M777 000.00 to the ministry of health on Thursday. The equipment consists of 12,000 masks, 11,000...
By Kefiloe Kajane As per World Health Organisation regulations, it is necessary for people to wear masks whenever they are in public. However, this has proved to be quite a challenge for people who are asthmatic as they complain that masks choke...
Letšeng Diamonds on Thursday donated Covid-19 personal protective equipment and food parcels to 483 households from 10 villages in the Pae-la-Itlhatsoa in Mokhotlong. The PPE consists of liquid soap, masks, sanitizers and tippy taps. As part of its contribution in the...
By Kefiloe Kajane The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has released guidelines on harmonisation and facilitation of cross border transport operations across the Region During the Covid-19 pandemic. The objectives of the guidelines are to limit the spread of COVID-19 through transport across borders;...
Letšeng Diamonds has highlighted the recovery of a 163 carat yellow type 1 diamond, with no breakage on 24 June 2020. Earlier in February, Gem had recovered an exceptional 183 ct white Type IIa diamond from the Letšeng mine, the...
By Neo Kolane Lesotho Covid-19 testing and verification is now in full swing after the National Reference Laboratory finally started conducting tests on June 5. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Lesotho did not have equipment to do its own...
The National University of Lesotho (NUL) through its Faculty of Social Sciences and the Lesotho Institute of Accountants (LIA), on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to augment NUL’s academic programme on Accounting and Finance.   As part of this collaboration, LIA has already assisted NUL by...