e-passports tender to go ahead: Lehohla

MASERU – Deputy Prime Minister Lesao Lehohla says the procurement of electronic passports will go ahead despite concerns that the process was flawed. Lehohla told the Lesotho Times in an interview la...

Central Bank boss dies

MASERU – Central Bank of Lesotho (CBL) governor, Moeketsi Senanoana, has died. Senanoana died at Medi-Clinic in Bloemfontein, South Africa, on Sunday. A notice on the central bank website said Senano...

‘I acted in self-defence’

MASERU – Cameraman Habofanoe Ntsie told the High Court on Tuesday that he shot and killed his two neighbours in 2004 in self-defence. He said he shot and killed Habaka Mahao and Souru Masupha on Nove...

Dairy board boss fired

MASERU – Lesotho National Dairy Board (LNDB) boss Selematsela Montŝi has been fired. Montŝi was fired for alleged corruption which was unearthed by a forensic audit firm in 2009, the Lesotho Times ca...

National budget under spotlight

MASERU – Lesotho’s civic groups are demanding greater involvement in the formulation of the national budget. They say they are not happy that the government has excluded them from the budget formulat...

Boy arrested for possession of dagga

MASERU — A 15-year-old boy from Maseru was arrested on Saturday for illegal possession of dagga. Police spokesperson Masupha Masupha said the boy was arrested during a crackdown against illegal weapo...

ID tender scrapped

MASERU – The Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) has cancelled Lesotho’s national identity card project following revelations that the process had been seriously compromised. The MCA said it was cance...