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Newly appointed minister of law justice and correctional services, Prof Nqosa Mahao, announced the ministry’s plans which it hopes to accomplish before the end of the year. Mahao told the media that he intends to get the ball rolling, especially on the reforms process which his ministry...
We at PSI are novices when it comes to preventing infections of the new coronavirus, SARS COV-2, that causes COVID-19, but we’re old pros when it comes to preventing infections of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, and we know that the two viruses are similar in important ways: You can be infected and...
The Ha Thetsane Industrial Park was a scene of pandemonium on Friday morning as rioting textile workers clashed with police. Workers' representatives are to deliver a petition to the office of the prime minister later in the day. Apart from demanding...
The president of Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Paduka Limkokwing has donated protective masks worth M180,000 to support front liners in Lesotho who are currently serving the nation during the COVID-19 outbreak. Limkokwing University is an international University with a global presence across three continents. With...
By Kefiloe Kajane The Ministry of labour and employment says, with South Africa now in level three lockdown, mine employers in South Africa are allowed to summon their employees from different neighboring countries which include Basotho. In a statement issued on Wednesday, the ministry...
WASHINGTON, June 8, 2020 — The swift and massive shock of the coronavirus pandemic and shutdown measures to contain it have plunged the global economy into a severe contraction. According to World Bank forecasts, the global economy will shrink by 5.2% this year. That would represent the deepest recession since the...
By Majirata Latela Lesotho’s local government was mainly created to meet the needs of Lesotho citizens and reduce poverty through more focussed development delivery and local democratization. However, this has never been the case as all these years Lesotho local government system has not...
By Kefiloe Kajane The Maseru Bridge was a hive of activity on Monday morning as Basotho learners attending South African schools converged to cross the border following the resumption of classes. This is after reopening of schools were postponed from June 1 to June...
Excavation work has started this week on two diversion tunnels which form an important part of the Lethostho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) Phase II, the Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has announced. The two tunnels will divert the waters of the Senqu River away from...
By Neo Kolane The Federations of University SRC’s in Lesotho have expressed deep concern at the continuing violence and brutal killings of students in their different places of sojourn. This after last weekend’s gruesome death of a female student of Lerotholi Polytechnic, who was gang-raped...