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MNN Centre for Investigative Journalism under attack

We at the MNN Centre for Investigative Journalism (MNNCIJ) are saddened to announce that while in pursuit of our mandate — holding those in power accountable and exposing wrongdoing — we recently received shocking notifications that there were attempts to hack into our emails. The security alert shows that our passwords

MNNCIJ condemns military threats on journalist

The MNN Centre for Investigative Journalism (MNNCIJ) wishes to strongly condemn acts of threats that the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) posed to the Lesotho Times and Sunday Express journalist, Pascalinah Kabi. Ms Kabi is also a board member for MNNCIJ. MNNCIJ is a non-profit and independent entity registered under the laws of

Mojakhomo’s saga a giant test for Molibeli

By Thuso Mosabala Police Commissioner Holomo Molibeli has a mammoth task proving to the nation that circumstances around the “missing” ’Makarabo Mojakhomo do not amount to an enforced disappearance, with a big IF he is not part of the alleged conspiracy. Without doubt, it is in the judgment of almost every citizen

Lesotho, my rape champ country

By Thakane Rethabile Shale   It is always so refreshingly pleasant to see my country on the top three list of anything, mainly because we are leaders in so little so it is always nice to get a little recognition. Well in case you were previously unaware Lesotho occupies the number three

Show us the money!

I took a break from Facebook recently due to the antics on one Mokena Nhlapho and his band of followers. While I will not be burdening myself with discussing the rape allegations against him as that is a matter for the courts, I am very much interested at one specific debate

Of Alcoholics, Trojan Horses and Fatsos

  …As we bid farewell to Mama Winnie In the wake of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s death, the discourse has been about how women have been vilified and struck off the history books of the years, in the words of her daughter Zenani Mandela-Dlamini, “it has become clear that South Africa and indeed

‘To curb corruption, Lesotho needs to reverse burden of proof’

Anti-corruption expert, Dr Roger Koranteng, from the Commonwealth secretariat in London, United Kingdom, visited Lesotho last week to hold a five-day workshop for the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Offences (DCEO) and its partners, namely Auditor General, Financial Intelligence Unit and Ombudsman. Dr Koranteng is head of the public-sector governance at the

Lesotho Gov’t cracks down on Journalists

The government of Lesotho has told the African Union (AU) that reports about harassment of the Lesotho Times journalists are “just an appeal” to absolve them from criminal charges they are facing, dismissing the allegations as flawed “as the purpose is only meant to put weight on the journalists’ vendetta