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Improve prison conditions

THE government must urgently fix the country’s prisons and bring them up to the acceptable standards for human habitation. For a long time, our prisons have attracted negative attention due to overcrowding, poor diet and…

Haae to you Ntate Phoofolo

You have to give it up to Ntate Phoofolo. He is a very decent man. A prolific, erudite, eloquent and sagacious lawyer. Very humble, serene, unflustered and always courteous. Always able to disarm his opponents with his charm and…

AG Phoofolo sacked

after the ABC’s NEC recommended the move, NEC also wants Mahase sacked as acting chief justice Pascalinah Kabi PRIME Minister Moeketsi Majoro has effectively fired Attorney General Haae Phoofolo. This after ordering him…

Mahao loyalist Koma joins Thabane faction

legislator said to be unhappy with cabinet snub after his efforts in pushing for Thabane’s ouster    Pascalinah Kabi ANOTHER chapter has been added to the long-drawn war for the control of the ruling All Basotho Convention (ABC).…

EGPAF retrenches 161 workers

’Marafaele Mohloboli THE Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) has resolved to lay off 161 workers due to funding challenges. In a statement this week, EGPAF said the retrenchments are with effect from 30 September 2020.…

Another week in SA custody for LDF duo

Ntsebeng Motsoeli TWO Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) officers who are languishing in a South African prison since their arrest two months ago will spend another week in custody before learning if their bail application has been successful.…

Govt moves to gag media

Pascalinah Kabi THE government is working on classifying its documents and correspondences and any media organisation which publishes confidential government information will be liable to prosecution, Prime Minister Moeketsi Majoro has…