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Top African cyclists headed to Namibia for Nedbank CC Series
Staff Reporter Windhoek Pieter du Toit, Mariske Strauss and Cherie Redecker are among some of the top South African cyclists who will partake in this weekend’s Nedbank XC Cross Country Series. The Union Cyclist International (UCI) classified race will also see top cyclists from Lesotho, such as (...)
[New Era] 29/03/2017

 
LEPOSA takes aim at top cop
. . . demands Commissioner Letsoepa’s response to allegations of corrupt recruitment ’Marafaele Mohloboli THE Lesotho Police Staff Association (LEPOSA) says Police Commissioner Molahlehi Letsoepa should respond to allegations by former Police minister Monyane Moleleki that the recruitment of (...)
[Lesotho Times] 25/03/2017

 
LEPOSA challenges cops’ dismissal
’Marafaele Mohloboli THE Lesotho Police Staff Association (LEPOSA) has filed an urgent Constitutional Court application challenging the dismissal of its members for allegedly attending All Basotho Convention (ABC) political rallies. Commissioner of Police Molahlehi Letsoepa, Minister of Police (...)
[Lesotho Times] 25/03/2017

 
‘Depoliticising public service urgent priority’
Billy Ntaote LESOTHO needs to enact laws that establish oversight and vetting processes in hiring public servants to stem the politicisation of recruitments. This is according to analysts who made the call in light of allegations by Alliance of Democrats (AD) leader Monyane Moleleki that the (...)
[Lesotho Times] 25/03/2017

Letlotlo loses LPC leadership
Tefo Tefo THE High Court brought to an end a long-running Lesotho People’s Congress (LPC) leadership battle on Tuesday by ruling in favour of a faction led by the party’s erstwhile deputy leader Mabusetsa Makharilele. Mr Makharilele had been at loggerheads with now former LPC leader and Social (...)
[Lesotho Times] 25/03/2017

Mosisili goes after Thabane
Lekhetho Ntsukunyane PRIME Minister Pakalitha Mosisili has accused opposition All Basotho Convention leader, Thomas Thabane of “humiliating” King Letsie III by allegedly using “disparaging” remarks against the head of state during a press conference held in Maseru early this month. Dr Mosisili...
[Lesotho Times] 25/03/2017

SADC national dialogue call welcomed
. . . as bloc engages parties ahead of elections Billy Ntaote A SOUTHERN African Development Community (SADC) summit resolution to hold a multi-stakeholder national dialogue in Lesotho before the 3 June 2017 elections has been welcomed as an opportunity to defuse the political acrimony and (...)
[Lesotho Times] 25/03/2017

Selibe promises service delivery
Billy Ntaote MOVEMENT for Economic Change (MEC) leader, Selibe Mochoboroane, says service delivery and economic development would rank high on his party’s list of priorities if elected into power after the 3 June 2017 elections. Addressing the MEC’s first rally in Maseru on Sunday, Mr (...)
[Lesotho Times] 25/03/2017

Botho shines at Lesotho CHE fair 2017
Having opened just a year ago in Maseru, Lesotho, Botho University made a good impression at the annual Lesotho CHE Fair. The University was announced the winner of ‘Best Overall Stall’ and ‘Best Stall in University Category’ at the CHE Fair 2017 held at Manthabiseng Convention centre in Lesotho (...)
[The Voice] 24/03/2017

More plaudits for Chiyangwa
HARARE - Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa has received glowing praises from the Lesotho Football Association (LeFA) after spearheading former Confederation of African Football (Caf) president Issa Hayatou’s downfall. The long-serving Hayatou was deposed by Ahmad Ahmad of Madagascar during last (...)
[DailyNews] 23/03/2017

SADC reiterates His Majesty the king’s stance on Lesotho
His Majesty’s call for Basotho to decide on how to regain their political stability has been reiterated by the Southern African Development Community during the Extra-Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government held at Mandvulo Grandhall at Lozitha (...)
[Swazi Observer] 19/03/2017

Police probe deaths of women found in overturned car
Police probe deaths of women found in overturned car
Five women in possession of Lesotho passports were found dead inside their car after it overturned along the R26 road between Senekal and Rosendal.
[IOL] 13/03/2017

 
Gaborone to host athletics international meet
The Gaborone International Meet track and field event will be held end of April at the national stadium. Athletes from Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Namibia and South Africa have confirmed their participation while athletes from European countries are still processing their visas. The event is (...)
[The Voice] 13/03/2017

Lesotho: Nation Not Ready for Elections, Says Former PM Thabane
[News24Wire] Lesotho's former prime minister Tom Thabane says the mountainous kingdom is not ready for elections, citing security concerns.
[AllAfrica] 09/03/2017

Lesotho: King Dissolves Parliament, Elections Expected Soon
[News24Wire] Lesotho's King Letsie has dissolved the mountainous kingdom's parliament, paving way for an election within three months, BBC Live said on Tuesday.
[AllAfrica] 08/03/2017

Lesotho boys trafficked to Cape Town, says NGO
Lesotho boys trafficked to Cape Town, says NGO
A veteran politician says her organisation has reliably learnt from the UN that young boys are being trafficked from Lesotho to Cape Town for sex work.
[IOL] 05/03/2017

 
Lesotho: PM Mosisili Loses Vote of No-Confidence in Parliament
[Al Jazeera] Lesotho's prime minister has lost a no-confidence vote in parliament, deepening the political uncertainty in the mountain kingdom ahead of a snap election likely within three months.
[AllAfrica] 02/03/2017

Lesotho: Quash mutiny charges against Lesotho soldiers - Rights group demands
Maseru, Lesotho (PANA) - Amnesty International is asking the Lesotho government to quash mutiny charges against all 23 Lesotho Defence Forces who were detained on mutiny charges in 2015. Society
[Panapress] 01/03/2017

Lesotho: Exiled Opposition Leaders Return
[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -SADC Facilitator and South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has concluded a successful working visit to Maseru where he welcomed back to the Kingdom of Lesotho three former exiled opposition political party (...)
[AllAfrica] 12/02/2017

Lesotho: Exiled Former PM Speaks on Eve of Return
[News24Wire] Lesotho's ex-prime minister Tom Thabane says he welcomes the Southern African Development Community's (SADC) continued intervention in his country's ongoing political crisis.
[AllAfrica] 11/02/2017

- Lesotho government takes two radio stations off air
Ts’enolo FM (104.6MHZ) and People’s Choice FM (95.6 MHZ) were cut off in Lesotho for allegedly airing defamatory content about Prime Minister Bethuel Mosisili and Deputy Prime Minister Mothejoa Metsing.
[IFEX] 10/02/2017

Lesotho: I'm Going Back Home but Fear for My Life, Says Exiled Ex-PM
[News24Wire] Lesotho's former prime minister Tom Thabane says he fears for his life as he prepares to return to the mountainous kingdom after two years of self-imposed exile in South Africa.
[AllAfrica] 10/02/2017

Police fail to pay 500 recruits
The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has been failing to pay more than 500 recruits since June last year, Parliament has been told. File picture of Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) peacekeepers heading to Lesotho Parliament’s Home (...)
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 31/01/2017



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