Thu, 04 Jul 2024 05:25:28 GMT
'Govt Threatening the IEC's Autonomy' - Maqutu
[Lesotho Times] THE Independent Electoral Commission (IEC)'s Director of Elections, Mpaiphele Maqutu, says the government's attempts to move the National Security Service (NSS) into the same building the electoral body occupies is a vainglorious infr...

Thu, 27 Jun 2024 09:38:50 GMT
Kingdom of Lesotho - Staff Concluding Statement of the 2024 Article IV Mission
[IMF] A Concluding Statement describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the end of an official staff visit (or 'mission'), in most cases to a member country. Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Arti...

Mon, 24 Jun 2024 06:05:57 GMT
Power Imports Plunge LEC Into Financial Woes
[Lesotho Times] The Lesotho Electricity Company (LEC) is in financial difficulties due to the high costs of importing electricity from South Africa and because of huge debts it owes to service providers.

Mon, 17 Jun 2024 16:23:06 GMT
New Police Boss Matsoso Speaks
[Lesotho Times] ...exhorts the nation to work together to fight escalating crime

Mon, 17 Jun 2024 11:41:56 GMT
MP Backs Call for State of Emergency to End Famo Killings
[Lesotho Times] AllAfrica editor's note: Famo is a Sesotho music genre of melodies created and sung with accordion. It has been famous in Lesotho and South Africa for years. Rivalry between Basotho fans of the genre has fuelled years of deadly gang w...

Mon, 17 Jun 2024 11:41:56 GMT
No Funds Yet for Commission on Torture, Escape of Correctional Service Recruits
[Lesotho Times] ...as commissioners remain unpaid

Mon, 17 Jun 2024 11:41:56 GMT
Chief Justice Sakoane Tightens Judicial Workings
[Lesotho Times] ...issues code of conduct for judges

Tue, 18 Jun 2024 05:11:31 GMT
Lesotho Urged to Compensate Villagers for Water Projects
[DW] Lesotho supplies its bigger neighbor, South Africa, with much-needed water. In return, it receives millions of dollars that experts say should be used to compensate resettled villagers.

Mon, 17 Jun 2024 14:19:22 GMT
Namibia to Face Angola, Lesotho, and Seychelles in Cosafa Cup
[Namibia Economist] Namibia has been placed in Group C alongside Angola, Lesotho, and Seychelles for the upcoming Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) Cup, as announced last week.

Mon, 17 Jun 2024 08:47:41 GMT
Nearly 16 000 Jobs Lost in the Textile Sector
[Lesotho Times] LESOTHO has lost nearly 16 000 jobs in its textile and apparel industry in the period between March 2018 and March 2024.

Mon, 17 Jun 2024 11:41:56 GMT
Manhunt for Famo Gang Leader
[Lesotho Times] ...as two more famo gang members are shot dead at border

Fri, 14 Jun 2024 14:16:20 GMT
'Frequent Court Challenges Hampering the Work of Parliament'
[Lesotho Times] Tṧepang Tṧita-Mosena, the deputy leader of the Movement for Economic Change (MEC) is one of influential female politicians who have careered to the pinnacle of politics. She took over as the Deputy Speaker of the Nationa...

Fri, 14 Jun 2024 14:17:11 GMT
Local Businesses Go to Court to Force the Govt to Ban Foreigners
[Lesotho Times] THE fight by local businesspeople for the government to implement the controversial Business Licensing Registration Regulations (2020) without amending them has been escalated to the High Court.

Tue, 18 Jun 2024 10:47:04 GMT
Famo Members Get Hefty Jail Terms
[Lesotho Times] slapped with 10-year sentences each as gvt begins to enforce famo ban but famo violence still spreads with two more shot dead

Fri, 14 Jun 2024 04:51:02 GMT
Basotho Say Govt Is Doing a Poor Job of Providing a Reliable Electricity Supply
[Afrobarometer] Only four in 10 citizens enjoy reliable power from the national grid.

Tue, 18 Jun 2024 10:48:21 GMT
'Unban Famo Groups' - Kabi
[Lesotho Times] ...but gvt berates ABC leader for consorting with the gangs

Tue, 18 Jun 2024 10:50:57 GMT
Media Barred From Reporting On Famo Issues
[Lesotho Times] ...while Basotho are also banned from listening to famo music

Tue, 18 Jun 2024 10:52:13 GMT
Matekane Speaks On Famo Violence
[Lesotho Times] after his gvt bans the Famo groups brands them as terrorists as the groups vow to fight ban