ramodibedi

Ramodibedi fights on

By Nat Molomo MASERU — Suspended Court of Appeal President Justice Michael Ramodibedi has intensified his spirited battle to avoid getting fired from his venerable post. In a recent notice of appeal ...
presenters

Death threats for presenters

By Keiso Mohloboli MASERU — Harvest FM proprietor ‘Mali­chaba Lekhoaba and the radio station’s pre­senter for the “Rise and Shine” programme, Motsamai Talla, claim they receiv...
soldiers

LDF brigadier suspended

By Bongiwe Zihlangu MASERU — Brigadier Maaparankoe Mahao of the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) was yesterday suspended for intimidating one Captain Hashatse of the Special Forces. According to highly pl...
Mophato Monyake

Phaila case continues to divide cabinet

By Bongiwe Zihlangu MASERU — The arrest, subsequent detention and court-martialling of Second Lt Thabang Phaila of the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) continues to sow discord in the coalition government...
soldiers

Phaila challenges Court Martial trial

By Nat Molomo MASERU — Second Lieutenant Thabang Phaila, currently on trial by court-martial on mutiny and desertion charges, wants the proceedings nullified at the High Court. On behalf of the accus...
POLICE spokesperson, Lebona Mohloboli

Bribing traffic cops now the norm

By Ntsebeng Motsoeli MASERU — Lerato (not his real name) will do anything to get his  cab full. He stops his car in the middle of a busy road, gets out to lure a potential passenger who is now being ...
POLICE spokesperson, Lebona Mohloboli

Two die after assault at initiation school

By ‘Mantoetse Maama MASERU — A 63-year-old woman from Ha Khojane in Mafeteng died in hospital after she was brutally assaulted while attending a graduation ceremony at an initiation school last Frida...
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Suspected stock thief found dead

By Mantoetse Maama MASERU — A 46-year-old suspected of stock theft was found dead by members of the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) undertaking an operation to recover stolen livestock in Tšehlanyane, Bu...
chinese

Chinese envoy lashes out at Japan

By: ‘Mathabana Kotelo MASERU — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe completed a three-nation African tour on Monday where he pledged aid for Africa’s development. Speculation is rife that Abe’s visit t...