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Security personnel acted swiftly to defuse a potentially explosive scenario as aggrieved students went on the rampage around midday on Thursday, burning part of the university’s property at Maseru Mall. The brief altercation was a culmination of the students’ disputes with management over the...
The minister of education and training Ntlhoi Motsamai this week announced that teachers have been paid their August salaries after they did not get paid in time. Motsamai indicated that all teachers were paid on Monday August 31, and the ministry apologised for the...
By Teboho Serutla Botho University has dismissed as untrue ‘lacking in substance’, utterances by the university’s students who accused it management of tyrannical tendencies and unilaterally making decisions affecting students without consulting them. This week saw flashes of disorder as students...
By Kefiloe Kajane Some parents of private school learners are disgruntled at having to pay school fees even though their children do not go to school and are instructed online, and parents do the rest of the teaching at home. Speaking...
By Kefiloe Kajane The Examinations Council of Lesotho (Ecol) is ready for examinations as timetables have been released for all external classes which will be sitting for examinations from November. Despite the challenge of schools having been closed since the beginning...
By Staff Reporters The COVID-19 pandemic has affected educational systems worldwide, leading to the near-total closures of schools, universities and colleges. Most governments around the world have temporarily closed educational institutions in an attempt to contain the spread of COVID-19. As...
One good thing about Covid-19 is that it looks set to accelerate the adoption and appreciation of technology. This was mentioned by National University of Lesotho (NUL) Student Representative Council president, Reatile Makateng, who said despite the challenges they may have encountered with the...
By Kefiloe Kajane With external end-of-year examinations drawing ever so close, a dark cloud hangs over Lesotho’s education system after it was thrust into turmoil and uncertainty by the Covid-19 pandemic which forced closure of schools. Former minister of education and...
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...
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.