Jealous hubby kills wife

MASERU — A 26-year-old man allegedly strangled his wife to death in Thetsane last Sunday after accusing her of infidelity, police have said. Police spokesperson Masupha Masupha said the man allegedly...

Makhakhe’s shenanigan

T he next time you meet Kubutu Makhakhe, the principal secretary for administration in the prime minister’s office, remember to look out for a mischievous grin on his face. And if you live in his nei...

Accountant implicated in arson attack

MASERU — An accountant in the Ministry of Public Works and Transport paid an accomplice M6 000 to start the fire that gutted down two offices at the traffic department last December, the Maseru magis...

Judgment Day ends with whimper

MASERU — Last Saturday was meant to be doomsday. Jesus was going to come from heaven and the dead were going to be resurrected for the “Judgment Day”. After that the righteous were going to be swept ...

There is value in all forms of knowledge

FINANCE Minister Timothy Thahane recently visited the National University of Lesotho (NUL) to speak about the Public-Private Partnerships (PPP). In his speech, Thahane told students that Basotho ask ...

It’s pay back time for MKM

MASERU — The High Court has ruled that MKM should be liquidated and its assets sold to pay back 400 000 Basotho who invested in the business that went bust four years ago. The judgment delivered by a...

Fresh twist to coup plot suspects trial

MASERU — The trial of seven men who allegedly attempted to assassinate Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili in 2009 took a new twist in the High Court this week when their lawyer argued that the court h...

Judge’s sister shot

MASERU — High Court judge Justice Nthomeng Majara escaped death by a whisker on Saturday night when her younger sister, who was in her company, was attacked by an ex-boyfriend. The ex-boyfriend, aged...

Mosisili hints at retirement

MASERU — Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili on Tuesday hinted at his retirement. He told a press conference on Tuesday that he is not planning to hold on to power as head of government forever. This i...