Police probe Quthing mining firm

MASERU — The police are investigating a brick moulding company in Quthing after two of its employees died on May 23 when a sand concave they were working in collapsed and buried them. Quthing distric...

Anti-graft consultations kick off

MASERU — An international consultancy firm hired by government to help re-define Lesotho’s anti-corruption strategy started consultations with various groupings this week. De Speville and Associates ...

‘Sekhamane not so clean’

MASERU — A witness in an internal probe into corruption in Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili’s office has alleged that the government secretary Tlohang Sekhamane (pictured) could be corrupt. ’Marapel...

Experts say MKM battle has just begun

MASERU — Last week’s High Court judgment to liquidate MKM might have brought relief to thousands of people but for the liquidators the battle has just begun. Lawyers with experience in company liquid...

MKM seeks stay of execution

MASERU — MKM lawyers say they have applied for a stay of execution of acting High Court judge John ’Musi’s May 18 judgment to liquidate the company. Attorney Thabang Khauoe told the Lesotho Times las...

Basotho Shield gutted by fire

MASERU — The iconic Basotho Shield, Maseru’s key tourism information centre, was burnt to ashes in the wee hours of yesterday morning. The burning of the Basotho Shield could deal a severe blow to th...

‘Punish MPs who dodge Parliament’

MASERU — Deputy Speaker of Parliament Sephiri Motanyane says MPs who go AWOL should be punished. Motanyane made the remarks last Friday after complaining the previous day that parliament had battled ...

Lesotho set to get more aid from Ireland

MASERU – Lesotho will get more aid from Ireland to help Basotho entrepreneurs diversify their products on the international markets under a pact signed on Monday. The memorandum of understanding was ...

Student leader told to shut up

MASERU — Controversial Limkokwing University student leader Moeketsi Pholo has been banned from speaking to the media for seven months. The Limkokwing Students’ Representatives Council (SRC) imposed ...

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...