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...

LCD youths disrupt poll

MASERU — An elective conference for the Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) party’s Stadium Area constituency youth committee was aborted on Sunday after protests from some delegates. The conference...

. . . as former minister attacks league leader

MASERU — The Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD)’s deputy secretary-general Lebohang Nts’inyi on Sunday accused the party’s youth league chairman Thuso Litjobo of dragging her name in the mud. Nts’i...

No food for the lazy legislator

WHAT do you call an indolent person — mostly with a loud mouth, rotund cheeks or a potbelly — who shamelessly “chows” taxpayers’ money for doing absolutely nothing? MP! Scrutator would have offered a...

illegal investment scheme exposed

MASERU — A financial services company that was fined for being dishonest about its operations and had its licence renewal application rejected by the Central Bank of Lesotho (CBL) has slithered back ...

CBL rejects MKM bailout proposals

MASERU — The Central Bank of Lesotho (CBL) rejected two proposals by MKM that the company had suggested to get out of its mess, Finance Minister Timothy Thahane told parliament yesterday. The proposa...

Tax dodging firms in trouble

MASERU — The government is planning a mass deregistration of companies that do not file their annual tax returns, the Lesotho Times can reveal. The “Day of Reckoning” is yet to be set as the Law Offi...

Form A student fatally stabbed

MASERU — A 19-year-old student from Phomolong LEC Secondary School in Sekamaneng died last Wednesday after he was stabbed with a knife by a fellow student following an argument. Police say the Form A...

New union for lecturers

MASERU — Lecturers and non-academic staff from the country’s tertiary institutions this week launched a new union to promote the rights of academic staff. The union, called Federation of Higher Educa...

Parly to control Auditor-General

MASERU — The National Assembly on Monday passed a motion that seeks to make the office of the Auditor-General answerable to parliament. The Auditor-General’s office currently works under the Ministry...