Sekhametsi Investment Consortium handed over personal protective equipment (PPE) worth M251 000 to the Lesotho Mounted Police Service last Friday. The director of Sekhametsi Investment Consortium, Matjato Moteane, said after consultations with the Police Commissioner about the police needs, they decided to hand over...
With effect from Monday 24/08/20 Lesotho moves from Level colour orange to purple. This means that reproduction rate has decreased from 2.04% from last month presentation to 1.27 % as according to NACOSEC experts. It is against this background that The...
Lesotho has recorded the highest Covid-19 recovery rate yet, with the number of active cases having dropped by 75. According to the ministry of health, the country’s total Covid-19 cases rose by 43 from 903 to 946 between last Friday and Sunday.
Maseru beauty parlor and salon owners have joined the growing chorus of Basotho business owners demanding that the National Covid-19 Secretariat (Nacosec) categorize them as essential service providers, thereby allowing them to operate during the ‘Orange level restrictions’.  This after police were seen around...
The Lesotho Medical Association says an undisclosed number of intern doctors have still not received personal protective equipment despite some of them having tested positive for Covid-19, and continue to await arrival of the equipment while in self-isolation at home. According to the secretary...
By Kefiloe Kajane The National Covid-19 Secretariat (NACOSEC) and the Lesotho Red Cross Society this week held a Covid-19 training for community policing forums at Ha ‘Mamathe in the Berea district. Community policing forums are made up of people from different...
By James Paton Wealthy countries have already locked up more than a billion doses of coronavirus vaccines, raising worries that the rest of the world will be at the back of the queue in the global effort to defeat the pathogen. Moves...
The IMF has approved US$49.1 million (M814million) emergency support under the Rapid Credit Facility and the Rapid Financing Instrument to help Lesotho meet urgent balance of payments needs stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. The economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic in Lesotho have been...
By EJ DICKSON  It was hard enough to “have it all” before — but the pandemic could force out a generation of moms out of the workforce In Deb Perelman’s recent New York Times op-ed, “In the COVID-19 Economy, You Can Have a Kid or a...
By Kefiloe Kajane Pregnant women and new moms are experiencing fear and anxiety after having to endure Covid-19 protocols that have been put in place by hospitals and health facilities for their own safety. Expectant mothers who spoke to theReporter said...