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Medi Kingdom launches marijuana processing plant

Ntsebeng Motsoeli PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane has urged Basotho to seize the opportunities presented by the nascent local medical marijuana industry to establish their own plantations to produce the plant...

Mokhosi flees again

former defence minister escapes Mahao death probe while former DPM Metsing goes into hiding. Mohalenyane Phakela FORMER Defence Minister and Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) deputy leader, Tšeliso Mokhosi...

Broke govt struggles to pay M1, 1 billion debts

… more cost cutting measures planned Bereng Mpaki THE government is broke and struggling to pay debts to its suppliers which have ballooned to M1, 1 billion since July last year, Finance Minister Moeketsi...

Govt-Tšepong stand-off leaves patients stranded

…some medical operations deferred as hospital tells patients to come in 2019 Mohalenyane Phakela THE stand-off between the government and Queen ‘Mamohato Memorial Hospital over the admission of patients has...

Security of diamonds not foolproof: Minister

…Minister Sello distances self from his secretary who was arrested for illegally peddling diamonds Bereng Mpaki THE Minister of Mining, Keketso Sello, says the systems aimed at securing the country’s diamonds...

Locals in danger of losing out on lucrative cannabis industry

Ntsebeng Motsoeli TWENTY Basotho-owned companies are in danger of losing their stakes in the country’s fledgling multi-million-dollar medical marijuana industry if they fail to meet a 31 January 2019 deadline...

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New Vodacom MD dreams big

MOBILE telecoms company, Vodacom Lesotho recently appointed Ghanaian Philip Amoateng as their new managing director to replace Rishaad Tayob. Mr Tayob left to take up another post at Vodacom South Africa at the end of...

Setipa lands top UN post

Bereng Mpaki FORMER trade minister Joshua Setipa has been appointed as the managing director for the United Nations’ (UN) Technology Bank for Least Developed Countries. The Technology Bank is the UN’s newest institution...


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