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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 Neo Kolane The minister of health, Motlatsi Maqelepo, has revealed government’s plans to utilize school facilities as isolation centres for people that test positive for Covid-19. Maqelepo, who along with his deputy Nto Moakhi are travelling around the country to assess the condition of hospitals, said the country’s health system...

Corona crushes women farmers

By ‘Majirata Latela and Kefiloe Kajane The agriculture sector has not been spared the brunt of Covid-19, and women who make a living out of commercial agriculture are out there stranded, contemplating alternative sources of income as the pandemic tightens its grip on Lesotho’s economy.  Women at Kao village in the...
By ‘Majirata Latela The disruptions to learning caused by protracted and repeated restriction of movements has led to many learners opting to drop out of school ahead of the external examinations scheduled to start in February amid stringent safety protocols. theReporter spoke to high school students, most of whom revealed they...

Vendors sue govt

By Staff Reporter Street vendors have hauled the government before the courts of law over its decision to bar them from staying operational during the two-week lockdown that came into force on Thursday. According to court papers, the applicants face starvation as their livelihood is brought to an abrupt end by...