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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 Helena Wasserman , Business Insider SA A cheap steroid has been hailed as a breakthrough treatment to reduce fatalities among severely ill Covid-19 patients.Dexamethasone is manufactured in South Africa by Aspen, and its CEO believes there should be enough supply to meet demand.The...
By Majirata Latela Lesotho’s local government was mainly created to meet the needs of Lesotho citizens and reduce poverty through more focussed development delivery and local democratization. However, this has never been the case as all these years Lesotho local government system has not...
By Kefiloe Kajane Lesotho Revenue Authority (LRA) commissioner general, Thabo Khasipe is the new National Emergency Command Centre (NECC) chief executive officer. This was announced by prime minister Moeketsi Majoro on Monday evening. In his address, the prime minister said...
Local insurance company Alliance Insurance Group has availed up to M1.5-million to help mitigate and cushion the impact of the dreaded Covid-19 pandemic on vulnerable sections of society. Alliance Insurance Group is an innovative and seasoned company that has been making inroads in the local...
By Neo Kolane Tertiary students from around Lesotho were joined by parents at a memorial service for the late Manyai Theoha, a second year Lerotholi Polytechnic business management student was gang-raped and killed by three men at Thabong in Maseru two weeks ago.
By Neo Kolane The Ministry of Health (MoH) through National Emergency Command Centre (NECC) has confirmed having received reports from its Zimbabwe counterpart that the country has recorded four COVID-19 imported from Lesotho. This after the Zimbabwe MoH announced...
Excavation work has started this week on two diversion tunnels which form an important part of the Lethostho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) Phase II, the Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has announced. The two tunnels will divert the waters of the Senqu River away from...
Corona Virus (COVID-19) projections by World Health Organisation (WHO) in Lesotho suggesting that over 200 000 Basotho are likely to get the virus are not meant to scare the nation but for planning purposes. This was divulged by WHO Representative Lesotho, Dr. Richard Banda talking to Communications Cluster under...
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...