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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 Kefiloe Kajane Pre-school teachers are coming up with innovative ways to assist caregivers in rural areas to continue home learning while on lockdown. theReporter talked to different pre-school teachers on what they have been doing during the lockdown. Pre-school teacher of Alwan Skop in Quthing, Benjamin Tumahole, said he constantly tries...

Striking nurses bashed

By Kefiloe Kajane The Lesotho Nursing Council (LNC) has condemned what it calls ‘unethical and unprofessional behaviour’ portrayed by some of the nurses, midwives and nursing assistants working at Tṧepong Hospital, who have taken part in an unlawful industrial action, thereby putting the lives of clients under their care at...
Online livestock auctions are not a new phenomenon. Gert Coetsee, founder of NetAuctions, started experimenting with online auctions in 2005, selling mainly Nguni and dairy cattle via the website Eco Auctions. In 2015, he changed the name from Eco Auctions to NetAuctions to prevent confusion. “We wanted to clarify that we...
Smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa are, on average, using fertilisers at well-below recommended rates in their crop production. This was according to the results of a study conducted by researchers from the University of Illinois (UoI) in the US, largely because these farmers perceived their locally available fertiliser products...