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In this section we feature the latest Special Reports from Lesotho

By ‘Majirata Latela The failure of respective Lesotho governments to provide basic services to communities that live in undeveloped remote rural parts of the country, is being described as a gross violation of such communities’ constitutional right to life.  According to the 1993 Lesotho Constitution every human being has an inherent...
By Neo Kolane The 254 students attending Ha-Ramokotjo Primary School at Korokoro are forced to learn under harsh conditions as there is a shortage of food at the school. Most of the learners leave home to attend classes on empty stomachs as their parents are unemployed and can hardly fend for...
By ‘Majirata Latela and Neo Kolane Families of the illegal miners (Zama-Zama) whose bodies were found in two different places in Orkney, South Africa have pleaded for help in the repatriation of the bodies to Lesotho. Last week 20 bodies, 11 of which were identified as Basotho illegal miners, were found...

Kabi takes a dig at LHDA

By ‘Majirata Latela The communities of Ha Koporale and Ha Tšiu in the Thaba-Tseka district are crying foul over Lesotho Highlands Development Authority’s (LHDA) failure to compensate them for loss of property especially on land. The communities were relocated to new settlements when the multi-billion Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) was...
By ‘Majirata Latela Tshiamiso Trust has come under fire from various quarters for supposedly dragging its feet when facilitating the processing of claims by gold miners who suffered silicosis and tuberculosis while working in the South African mines. The trust which was established in February 2020 is reported to have not...