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Kamoli in fresh bid for freedom

Mohalenyane Phakela FORMER army commander, Lieutenant General (Lt-Gen) Tlali Kamoli, has launched a fresh bid to be released on bail pending the finalisation of his trials for various crimes including treason, murder and attempted…

My hands are clean: Hloaele

Herbert Moyo | Ntsebeng Motsoeli FORMER Energy and Meteorology Minister, Mokoto Hloaele, has denied receiving a M400 million bribe along with former First Lady ‘Maesaiah Thabane and others to facilitate a grossly inflated M2, 8 billion…

Four women killed in horror taxi accident

Nthatuoa Koeshe FOUR female factory workers died in a horrific accident on Tuesday morning when the taxi they were travelling in overturned and landed in a donga at Khubelu, Maseru. Police spokesperson Senior Superintendent…

LEPOSA goes after DCP Mokete

wants him suspended until the finalisation of his sexual assault case Mohalenyane Phakela THE Lesotho Police Staff Association (LEPOSA) has intensified its war with the police command by demanding the suspension of Deputy Police…

LCA tightens screws on mobile operators

Herbert Moyo THE Lesotho Communications Authority (LCA) has tightened the screws on the country’s mobile communications operators by ordering them to seek the authority’s approval before appointing chief executive officers (CEOs),…

Youth protesters released on bail

Mohalenyane Phakela MASERU Magistrate, Makopano Rantšo, on Monday released on free bail 11 youths who were arrested last Friday for engaging in an “illegal” demonstration. The 11 accused are expected back in court on 14 December 2020.…

MPA resumes classes for all learners

Limpho Sello THE Ministry of Education and Training has given a greenlight to Maseru Private Academy (MPA) to resume cases for all learners starting this week. This follows a formal request by some private schools, MPA incuded, to…

Govt engages SA company to explore for coal

Bereng Mpaki THE Ministry of Mining has roped in South African coal mining experts to explore the viability of starting commercial coal mining in Mohale’s Hoek with a view to soon licence an operator. Mining Minister Serialong Qoo,…