Mosisili warns of LCD ‘death’

MASERU — Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili has warned of a “smell of death” haunting his Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) party. Addressing a march organised in his solidarity on Sunday, Mosisili...

Hospital killers escape noose

MASERU — The Court of Appeal yesterday commuted the death sentence of two men who shot dead a man on a hospital bed after accusing him of duping them in a car sale deal. Thabiso Kopano and Litabe Ram...

Commonwealth boss meets political leaders

MASERU — Commonwealth secretary general Kamalesh Sharma arrived in Lesotho yesterday for a two-day visit. Sharma who is on his inaugural visit here since taking over from Don Mackinnon in 2008 meets ...

I caught my wife naked, hubby tells court

MASERU — A calm and collected Rethabile Mphahama sat in the witness box of Court 4 at the High Court, words flowing from his mouth. It was as if he had prepared notes for his testimony. At one stage ...

Body of girl found in river

MASERU — The body of a sexually abused girl has been found floating in a river in Mafeteng, her throat slit wide open. Police are battling to identify the parents of the deceased girl after people in...

Soldier loses pension case

MASERU — Army captain Bulane Sechele yesterday lost a court case in which he wanted the Court of Appeal to outlaw a recently introduced government pension scheme. Sechele filed his case before the Co...

Fast-track opening up of border: Tsekoa

MASERU — South Africa and Lesotho should fast-track the opening up of common borders to allow for easier movement of people and commercial goods between the two neighbours, a Cabinet minister has sai...

Project targets 24 000 orphans

MASERU — An European Union-funded project aims to assist 24 000 orphans and vulnerable children in the country by the end of this year. The £12 million (M120 million) Child Grant Programme supports n...