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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 Staff Reporter Former head of Lesotho’s military junta Major-General Metsing Lekhanya died on Wednesday at the age of 82, exactly 35 years after the 1986 coup which saw him overthrow Leabua Jonathan’s government. Details around Lekhanya’s passing are still sketchy. Basotho National Party leader Thesele ‘Maseribane, could not disclose the...

Robbery suspects nabbed

By Kefiloe Kajane A 41-year old man of Ha Mabote, Mpho Seakha, appeared before the Maseru magistrate court on January 14 on charges of armed robbery. The suspect is said to be a suspended police officer. Police reports indicate that Seakha is suspected to be one of the men who were...
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...