Famo gangs in fresh shoot-out

MASERU – Three members of warring famo music gangs appeared in court last Tuesday to answer charges of attempted murder and illegal possession of firearms. Police said the three were involved in a sh...

Lesotho recalls staff from Libya

MASERU – The government has recalled all Lesotho Embassy staff and their families from war-torn Libya as the situation in that country deteriorates. Foreign Affairs and International Relations Minist...

Senseless murders irk cops: Masupha

MASERU – Police have described as scary the rate at which seemingly petty squabbles are turning fatal. Just in the past week, police say they recorded three murder cases that could have easily been a...

Duo in court for theft

MASERU – Two men from Naleli, Thapelo Kobeeane, 18, and Monaheng Liphafa, 23, appeared before the Maseru Magistrate’s Court on Monday on charges of house-breaking and theft. According to evidence bef...

Avis donates vehicle to Makoanyane XI

MASERU – Makoanyane XI on Tuesday received a shot in the arm from Avis Fleet Services ahead of the Caf Under-20 Youth Championships in South Africa. The team, which will compete in the eight-nation t...

Marriage and success: can women have both?

“Nothing but the achievement of economic independence by women, which is already seen clearly ahead of us, would be needed to make marriage disappear altogether, not by formal abolition but by simple...

Mosisili’s son murder saga

MASERU – A former army officer is suing a local television cameraman for M2 million for implicating him in the murder of the prime minister’s son nine years ago. Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili’s s...

Law Society sues Chief Justice

MASERU – The Law Society of Lesotho has filed a lawsuit at the High Court asking the court to declare as unlawful rules that allow the High Court and Court of Appeal registrar and her deputy to presi...

. . . Judge Peete asked to recuse himself

MASERU – The Law Society of Lesotho has asked a senior High Court judge to recuse himself from a case in which it is challenging the legality of the registrar and her subordinates hearing judicial ca...

20 children sodomised at school

MASERU — At least 20 children were sodomised at a school in Ha-Abia in a case that has sparked outrage within the  community. But in an interview with the Lesotho Times the school principal sought to...