By ‘Majirata Latela Non-Governmental Organisations in Lesotho have not lost hope of getting an opportunity to assist the country with civic education on Covid-19, having already approached the new minister of health Semano Sekatle on the matter. Speaking to theReporter, Lesotho Council of Non- Governmental Organisation’s Programmes Director, Sekonyela Mapetja, said...
By Neo Kolane Two young, sassy business honchos, Rorisang Motlomelo and Mosa Matasane, will launch the first release of Digi—Doctor on Friday. Digi-Doctor is a mobile health app that is set to ease and speed up the purchasing of pharmaceutical products. The 32-year old co-founders of Digi-Doctor say the mobile health...
By Kefiloe Kajane The Prime Minister Moeketsi Majoro on Wednesday announced the extension of the nationwide lockdown by a further seven days, and cast more light on the shortage of oxygen in hospitals, which has caused widespread panic. Majoro said the national lockdown is extended from January 28 to February 3...

Govt secures more oxygen

By Neo Kolane The rapidly dwindling supply of oxygen in hospitals has prompted government to purchase 200 cylinders of oxygen, but has so far received only 40 50kg cylinders on Sunday from Afrox Solutions, a South African based company. African Oxygen Limited (Afrox) is sub-Saharan Africa’s market leader in gases and...
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...