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Parliament passes diamond amnesty law

Bereng Mpaki THE National Assembly on Tuesday adopted a subordinate law which gives persons currently in illegal possession of rough diamonds until 31 January 2021 to declare them to the government. This will give the government an…

Judge slams Thabane

as judges slam Thabane, police for “state-sponsored violence” As High Court and Court of Appeal award massive M500k damages to victims of police brutality  Mohalenyane Phakela THE government’s repeated failure to rein in…

Phoofolo wins battle against Majoro

as High Court nullifies premier’s decision to effectively fire him  Mohalenyane Phakela ATTORNEY General Haae Phoofolo has finally won his court battle against Prime Minister Moeketsi Majoro’s bid to oust him. This…

LCS boss sued for contempt of court

faces jail time if convicted for failing to implement 2019 order to reverse promotions Mohalenyane Phakela LESOTHO Correctional Service (LCS) Acting Commissioner, Chabana Majara, faces the prospect of being jailed for contempt of…

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…