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IEC charts course as it unveils strategic plan

IEC charts course as it unveils strategic plan

By: Thoboloko Ntšonyane MASERU – The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) announces its four-year strategic plan 2024-2028 and checkpoints. It “is going to serve as a tool for the effective and…

Basotho Women Claim Their Space in Mining

Basotho Women Claim Their Space in Mining

By: Thandiwe Kubere Statistics reveal that women constitute a majority of the population across African nations. Despite this, they are frequently excluded from pivotal conversations that shape national development and…

Commission to investigate inmates torture & escape

Commission to investigate inmates torture & escape

By: Thoboloko Ntšonyane MASERU – Following incidents of torture and escape at the Maseru Correctional Facility, the government organizes a Commission that will probe into these issues and report findings.…

Lesotho to Actively Protect Rights of Persons with Albinism

Lesotho to Actively Protect Rights of Persons with Albinism

By: Mpho Shelile It is imperative that we address the challenges faced by individuals with albinism when it comes to the enjoyment of their human rights. The principles of equality,…

MoH recalls Benylin syrup over toxicity fears

MoH recalls Benylin syrup over toxicity fears

By: Thoboloko Ntšonyane MASERU – The Pharmaceutical Department of the Lesotho Medicine Regulatory Authority within the Ministry of Health (MoH) has issued a statement calling for the recall of the…

Progress realized on the fight against poverty and hunger in Africa

Progress realized on the fight against poverty and hunger in Africa

By: Koena Mokobocho During day four of the 43rd Ordinary Session of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of Children, at Avani Lesotho, Director of Programmes…

Digital crackdown on Boloetse

Digital crackdown on Boloetse

By: Thoboloko Ntšonyane MASERU – In what could be attempts to silence and/or harass the subject, the famous activist and journalist Kananelo Boloetse’s Facebook and Twitter accounts were hacked last…

MCC Compact II expected to refresh ailing economy

MCC Compact II expected to refresh ailing economy

By: Thoboloko Ntšonyane MASERU – The Minister of Finance and Development Planning Dr Retšelisitsoe Matlanyane says the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Compact II is a beacon of hope to the…

RSL reports M8.87 billion revenue collection

RSL reports M8.87 billion revenue collection

By: Thoboloko Ntšonyane MASERU – The Revenue Services Lesotho (RSL) now notes a boost in revenue collection. This, the Commissioner – General ‘Mathabo Mokoko says during the tabling of the…