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Letšeng Diamonds has recovered an exceptional, 134-carat Type I yellow diamond, the miner's third important find in recent weeks and its second remarkable colored stone this year. It has been nearly two years since Letšeng Diamonds recovered a...
The British American Tobacco (BAT) in Lesotho has expressed concern on the government’s decision to increase tobacco products’ levy by 30%. The Legal and External Affairs Manager of BAT Stephen Nyabadza says the increase would be on top of the high...
Environmental Management is an Integral part of the mine processes at Liqhobong Mining Development Company (Pty) Ltd (LMDC). According to the Environmental Coordinator for LMDC Mr Motlalepula Mosoeu, the mine therefore ensures that staff members are aware of the importance of environmental management,...
A four-day training on treatment of Haemophilia was held for 15 nurses at Baylor College in Maseru from Monday to Thursday (25 – 28/03/2019) this week. According to the Principal Medical Officer in the Ministry of Health, Sejojo Phaaroe the nurses learnt how to deal with patients suffering...
Practices such as early marriage and marginalisation of women and girl children in inheritance of property have been found to be factors undermining women’s access to land and housing. A research on Women’s Access to Land and Housing has found that negotiations for land and housing in...
Ministry of Home affairs is set to extend time for the return of traditional machine readable passports from end of this month until February 2020, the Ministry confirmed. The passports are being returned to the department after the government requested that the old passports...
Letšeng Diamonds has sold a 13.33 carat pink diamond recovered at its flagship Letšeng mine in Lesotho last month for M125 million. The high-quality pink colour type I diamond sold at a tender in Antwerp, Belgium, achieving a...
The community of Morija has complained that they have for years raised their concern on the air pollution and noise coming from blasting and grinding of stones caused by mining of quarry in their area, to no avail. The quarry mine, 40 kilometers South of Maseru at...
As the world marks World Water Day today (March 22), entities such as the Kao mine recognize the importance of water. Kao Mine’s Site Service Supervisor, Sefate Motseki says the mine gets water from the raw water dam called “sugar bowel”...
The National University of Lesotho is creating an exciting atmosphere in the Roma valley through its ground breaking innovation hub. This is one of the ways of changing the face of the university from what it has always been known for. The University’s Innovation Hub currently has 17...