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By Kefiloe Kajane As part of its Covid-19 relief initiative, Standard Lesotho Bank on Tuesday donated an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) ward to the Christian Health Association of Lesotho’s (CHAL) Maluti Adventist Hospital in Mapoteng Berea. The ICU equipment is worth M1.2m. Maluti...
By Neo Kolane The Ministry of Health (MoH) through National Emergency Command Centre (NECC) has confirmed having received reports from its Zimbabwe counterpart that the country has recorded four COVID-19 imported from Lesotho. This after the Zimbabwe MoH announced...
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.
South African journalist Paul Nthoba has expressed his desire to go back home, and has pleaded with the South African authorities to ensure his safe return. Nthoba fled South Africa in May and has been in hiding in Lesotho, claiming his life was in danger after he...
Corona Virus (COVID-19) projections by World Health Organisation (WHO) in Lesotho suggesting that over 200 000 Basotho are likely to get the virus are not meant to scare the nation but for planning purposes. This was divulged by WHO Representative Lesotho, Dr. Richard Banda talking to Communications Cluster under...
By Helena Wasserman , Business Insider SA A cheap steroid has been hailed as a breakthrough treatment to reduce fatalities among severely ill Covid-19 patients.Dexamethasone is manufactured in South Africa by Aspen, and its CEO believes there should be enough supply to meet demand.The...
By Kefiloe Kajane Lesotho Revenue Authority (LRA) commissioner general, Thabo Khasipe is the new National Emergency Command Centre (NECC) chief executive officer. This was announced by prime minister Moeketsi Majoro on Monday evening. In his address, the prime minister said...
Lesotho Prime Minister Moeketsi Majoro last night finally made his much anticipated state of the nation address, after almost three weeks in office. Majoro indicated that his new government will focus more on national unity and reconciliation, stability, rule of law, national reforms and stimulation of economic...
Traffic came to a standstill at the Maseru Borger Gate on Monday as import and export traders joined local clearing agents in protest at cross border restrictions imposed by South Africa. The protestors blocked delivery trucks from entering and leaving the country.
By Kefiloe Kajane Higher education students are in their second week back to school after weeks long break because of the Covid19. Many students who are sponsored by the Lesotho government through the National Manpower Development Secretariat (NMDS) were concerned about their upkeep as they...