LCD squabbles spill into NIP

MASERU – The divisions within the Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) have spilled into its election partner, the National Independent Party (NIP). The development could threaten the alliance’s hold...

News is about people, not goats

What happens when a newspaper cares more about goats than people? Too often you find the journalists bleating about non-stories that have little connection with reality. When the whole country is bur...

Knives out for IEC

MASERU – Local Government Minister Ponts’o Sekatle (pictured) yesterday warned the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) to stop stepping on her toes and blaming her ministry for its incompetence. S...

BNP poll hearing postponed

MASERU – The High Court yesterday postponed to April 11 a case in which Majara Molapo is challenging the validity of the Basotho National Party (BNP) election last weekend. Justice Ts’eliso Monaphath...

Pastor in court for violence

MASERU — The Maseru Magistrate’s Court yesterday heard how an octogenarian clergyman allegedly asked for the murder of a church member in a bid to reclaim the leadership of a church he used to lead b...

Equal pay for ministers, MPs: LPC

MASERU — The Lesotho People’s Congress (LPC) wants government ministers and MPs to be paid equal pay. LPC president Kelebone Maope made the remarks while addressing the party’s annual general confere...

Local lawyer faces eviction

MASERU — A top lawyer is facing eviction from his offices in Maseru after he allegedly refused to pay rent to a local company. The Lesotho Public Motor Transport Company says it gave some office spac...

Street vendor jailed for selling dagga

MASERU — A Ha Tsolo vendor who claims he survives on selling marijuana because he cannot do normal work due to his disability has been sentenced to 10 months in jail. He can however avoid jail if he ...