Shady tender deal

MASERU — The government is set to award a multimillion maloti contract to a German company to supply Basotho with electronic passports without going through an open tender process, the Lesotho Times ...

Cops offer M2m

MASERU — The police are offering a whopping M2 million to anyone who can supply information that could help unlock four high-profile murder cases. They have offered M500 000 each to people who could ...

How MCA handled ID tender

MASERU — The selective tender process adopted by the government for Lesotho’s e-passports is in stark contrast to the process used by the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) for the National Identific...

Open letter to the Prime Minister

Dear Honourable Prime Minister Mosisili, WITH revenues from the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) that have long accounted for a greater portion of Lesotho’s income dwindling fast, it is imperati...

Government to introduce e-passports

MASERU – The government of Lesotho is in the process of introducing electronic passports. An electronic passport, also known as biometric passport, looks like a normal passport but it has an electron...

Uproar over Electoral Bill

MASERU – A Bill seeking to change the country’s electoral law has triggered an uproar from opposition parties. The opposition parties say the National Assembly Electoral Bill which seeks to replace t...

Foolish fury and naked hypocrisy

Hell has no fury like a demystified bunch of graduates. For merely pointing out that standards at the National University of Lesotho (NUL) university have plunged to the lowest of levels Scrutator re...

LCD sues LCD

MASERU – Five ruling Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) party members have filed an urgent application at the High Court seeking to block the party’s leadership from organising a special conference...

How businessman Moosa dodged tax

MASERU — When news broke last week that prominent businessman Osman Moosa and his son Shameen were facing 180 charges of dodging tax Moosa said the charges were not justified because he had not refus...