LPCM threatens demo

Lerato Matheka MASERU — The Lesotho People’s Charter Movement (LPCM), a group advocating free movement between South Africa and Lesotho, says it will soon take to the streets if the Lesotho governmen...

Ex-police boss escapes jail term

MASERU — Motsotuoa Ntaote, the former deputy police commissioner convicted of fraud, will sleep well this week. That’s because he is not going to jail despite having been convicted of defrauding the ...

Mafeteng herd boys burn church

MAFETENG — Hell hath no fury like two herd boys denied access to their preferred grazing land. Two herd boys, aged 17 and 18, were allegedly told to stop grazing their livestock in the church’s yard....

DJ shoots daughter’s boyfriend

Khahliso Khama MASERU — Popular PC FM presenter DJ Counter Force last Friday allegedly shot a teenager who is in love with his stepdaughter. Counter Force, whose real name is Liteboho Nkuebe, alleged...

BNP wins battle for headquarters

MASERU — Victory at last. For three years the Basotho National Party (BNP) has been fighting to regain control of its headquarters from Stefan Carl Buys, a local lawyer, who took control of the build...

Watershed conference for LCD

MASERU — The ruling Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) party will hold its annual leadership conference this weekend. The conference, which begins on Saturday, comes as the LCD is grappling with se...

Ntsie recounts shooting incident

MASERU — Television cameraman Habofanoe Ntsie on Tuesday told the High Court that he was acting in self-defence when he shot and killed two men six years ago. Ntsie is standing trial for the murder o...

Diamond dealers appear in court

MASERU — Two men from Rustenburg, South Africa, appeared in the Butha-Buthe Magistrate’s Court last week after they were caught in possession of diamonds and counterfeit money totalling M25 800. Poli...

Suicide stalls murder trial

MASERU — The High Court on Tuesday postponed a case in which eight police officers are facing a murder charge after a police officer who was expected to testify committed suicide. The police officers...

NUL lecturers strike, exams cancelled

ROMA – Researchers and lecturers at the National University of Lesotho (NUL) on Monday went on an “indefinite” strike forcing the university management to postpone first-year final exams that were su...