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Karabelo wins big

MASERU — It’s been an unbelievably hectic week for Karabelo Mokoallo since she was named Miss Vodacom-PC FM last Saturday. The 22-year-old stunner is still over the moon about the first prize of a brand new Chevrolet Spark car which came…

LEFA throws weight behind LCS

MASERU –– LCS have received the blessing of Lesotho’s football governing body, LEFA, to participate in next year’s CAF Champions League. The decision was taken at a closed-door high-level meeting held at Bambatha on Saturday the Lesotho…

Likuena face Mozambique

MASERU –– Lesotho will play Mozambique in an away friendly match on July 29. The game will be Likuena’s fourth this year. The national team has been practising every day since July 6 but will start full camp next Monday. National coach…

Out-of-shape referees get yellow card

MASERU — Lesotho’s match officials have been ordered to shape up or ship out. Starting next season the country’s referees will be graded according to their performance. This was revealed by Baba Malephane, chairman of the Referees Executive…

Mosothoane: end of an era

MASERU — Despite being born in Botswana, it was always written in Leribe’s blue stars that Kabelo Mosothoane would one day don Linare’s famous green and white jersey. It wasn’t just because his father (Pitso Mosothoane) had starred in the…

Surprise twist

State says bandits shot and killed their colleagues MASERU – Suspects in the April 22 attack on the State House and an attempt on Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili’s life , have been slapped with murder charges in a surprise twist to the…

Mob kills man accused of raping dog

MASERU — A 22-year-old man from Roma was beaten to death by angry villagers who accused him of raping a dog and assaulting two people on Monday last week. Eyewitnesses said Retsélisitsoe Ntlhanngoe from Ha-Mafefooane in Roma was beaten…

Bid to extradite Mashai bungled

MASERU — The government this week failed to launch an application in a South African court to extradite Makotoko Lerotholi to face charges of armed robbery, abduction and murder. Lerotholi, popularly known as Mashai, appeared before the…

New Sunday paper coming

MASERU — Africa Media Holdings (AMH), publishers of the Lesotho Times, have announced the launch of a new weekly paper to be published every Sunday. The Sunday Express, the country’s first Sunday newspaper, is set to hit the newsstands on…

Masire jets in

MASERU – Former president of Botswana Sir Ketumile Masire arrived in Lesotho yesterday to resume talks between the government and opposition parties over the 2007 election dispute. Masire will this morning pay a courtesy call on Prime…