LCD executive split over petitions

MASERU — The Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) national executive committee is deeply divided over whether to call an extraordinary conference to deal with petitions from 35 constituencies calling...

Millions go up in smoke as fire guts factory

MASERU — Property estimated to be worth millions of maloti was burned down at the Hua Sheng Imports and Exports Factory in Maseru’s Industrial Area on Monday. Hua Sheng Imports and Exports Factory, w...

MKM plan hits brick wall

MASERU — Attempts by MKM boss, Simon Thebe-ea-Khale, to block liquidation proceedings against his troubled company hit a brick wall in the High Court on Monday. The 20202000 Trust Fund, a shadowy out...

Standard 7 results out

MASERU — The results for the Standard Seven national examinations are out. Education Minister ‘Mamphono Khaketla told a press conference yesterday that the results showed a 1.9 percent drop in the nu...

Quthing man kills mum

MASERU — He was not happy that his 70-year-old mother had asked him to take their cattle to the grazing fields. In a fit of rage the 38-year-old son turned on his mother and began assaulting her with...

MKM wants five years to repay clients

MASERU — MKM boss Simon Thebe-ea-Khale wants a five-year grace period to repay depositors who lost their money when his troubled company crashed. And he wants time to make deals with some of the depo...

Varsity students appeal to PM

MASERU — Limkokwing University students want Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili to intervene and help solve their dispute with the varsity’s management. The Students’ Representative Council (SRC) wrot...

Fanana appointed Ombudsman

MASERU — ‘Neile Alina ‘Mantoa Fanana, 65, has been appointed Lesotho’s new Ombudsman. Fanana, who was appointed by His Majesty King Letsie III on October 14, started serving in her new role yesterday...

Small claims reforms spark debate

MASERU — The High Court is set to introduce a new small claims procedure in the Magistrate’s Court to speed up adjudication of commercial claims of lesser monetary value, the Lesotho Times heard this...