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Cracks emerge in the ABC-DC coalition

DC angered by moves to prosecute Metsing, Mochoboroane for treason, slams ABC for “persecuting” its political rivals. Pascalinah Kabi SIX months after its establishment, the Moeketsi Majoro-led governing coalition faces the…

Major logjam for high profile trials

govt, SADC and EU have their work cut out as Kamoli & co-accused’s lawyers withdraw services, demand foreign judges’ withdrawal until clients’ demands are addressed Pascalinah Kabi BARELY three weeks after assuming the top…

Govt lawyers for soldiers’ murder trial 

Bereng Mpaki BOTSWANA Judge Onkemetse Tshosa has ordered High Court registrar, Advocate 'Mathato Sekoai, to appoint pro deo lawyers to represent five murder-accused soldiers. Pro deo lawyers are usually appointed to represent suspects…

Top lawyers spared jail

Bereng Mpaki THREE lawyers representing former army commander, Lieutenant General Tlali Kamoli’s co-accused soldiers in their high-profile trials, have been spared jail for contempt of court. The three lawyers are Advocates Karabo…

Reforms deadline set

…as SADC reiterates that Metsing, Mochoboroane shouldn’t be prosecuted. Ntsebeng Motsoeli THE head of the SADC facilitation team, retired former South African Deputy Chief Justice, Dikgang Moseneke, has reiterated SADC’s position…

Govt accused of shielding Molibeli

Pascalinah Kabi THE Lesotho Mounted Police Service Staff Association (LEPOSA) has accused the Moeketsi Majoro-led administration of shielding Police Commissioner Holomo Molibeli, from accounting for his alleged incompetency and…

Businessman Xie in M27 million scandal

Pascalinah Kabi SMALL Business Development, Cooperatives and Marketing principal secretary, Tankiso Phapano, has accused controversial businessman, Yan Xie, of defrauding the government of M27 million through a shady business deal…

DREAMS programme relaunched

Bereng Mpaki THE United States Ambassador to Lesotho, Rebecca Gonzales, last night led the relaunch of the DREAMS Lesotho programme. DREAMS is an acronym for the Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-Free, Mentored and Safe…