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IEC gets M136m for 2022 preps

By Majirata Latela The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has been allocated M136million to prepare for the 2022 general elections. This was recealed by finance minister Thabo Sophonea when he tabled the 2021/2022 budgetary allocations in parliament this week. According to Sophonea, the budget includes harmonisation of the electoral laws with the aim...
By Teboho Serutla Ousted minister of defence and national security, Lekhetho Mosito, is demanding M1.5million damages in a case in which he is suing agriculture and food security Minister Tefo Mapesela for defamation. Mapesela is being sued along with People’s Choice FM presenter Relebohile Moyeye, following comments he allegedly made on...
By Teboho Serutla The Office of the Prime Minister remains uncommunicative about the real reasons for the abrupt sacking of Lekhetho Mosito as defence and national security minister, a little over 10 days after his appointment. Mosito was appointed minister on February 4 2021 in a cabinet reshuffle that saw a...
By Teboho Serutla Police authorities have received a letter from youth representatives Kananelo Boloetse and Motsamai Mokotjo - penned by their legal representatives M.S. Legal Chambers – who request a meeting with the Lesotho Mounted Police Services (LMPS) Commissioner Holomo Molibeli. In the letter the youth representatives say they lodged a...
By Neo Kolane Scores of Basotho students commuting to South African schools were seen returning home dejected on Tuesday after being refused to cross the border by Lesotho immigration officials despite the neighbouring country having opened up its borders on Monday. South Africa officially reopened its schools yesterday - February 15...