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Kamoli, Mokaloba shock exposé fake: Police

Compol Molibeli quashes social media claim Mokaloba’s life is in danger should Kamoli receive bail  ‘Bogus statement’ shows Mokaloba confessing to simultaneous bombings of January 2014 as being the mastermind instructed by Kamoli         KEISO MOHLOBOLI Police Commissioner Holomo Molibeli has shot down a social media statement that insinuates bad blood between two Lesotho Defence Force

US expresses concern over police brutality in Lesotho

Warns the country may lose billions THUSO MOSABALA United States has warned Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s administration of the risks of losing multi-billion grants due to the country’s failure to respect and protect political rights as reports of police brutality escalate. Speaking at the signing of Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Compact Development Grant Agreement worth M81 million

ABC in a dilemma

…as Ministers and MP want fresh election and Mahao victory nullified THUSO MOSABALA A clique of disgruntled losers in the All Basotho Convention (ABC) national executive committee elections that resulted in the victory of Professor Nqosa Mahao and his followers’ to the helm of the party today petitioned High Court to nullify the results. This last-throw-of-the-dice-effort to

The root cause in ABC stalemate

MNNCIJ REPORTERS Validity of the newly-elected All Basotho Convention’s national executive committee will be determined by a “detailed report” that the electoral body is expected to issue in three weeks’ time, MNN Centre for Investigative Journalism has established. Until then, the “outgoing” NEC may not vacate office and handover administrative powers to the Professor Nqosa Mahao-led

Acting Chief Justice ‘dabbling’ in politics

BILLY NTAOTE Acting Chief Justice ‘Maseforo Mahase yesterday frustrated a fair chance for Professor Nqosa Mahao to speedily appeal her judgement in a lastditch effort to be allowed to contest the All Basotho Convention (ABC) position of Deputy Leader. Prof Mahao who has been excluded from the party’s Deputy Leader race contested by

Battle for Mahao’s candidacy not over

As appeal court turns Koro-Koro to lower court BILLY NTAOTE The Court of Appeal today gave the All Basotho Convention (ABC) Koro-Koro constituency a second chance to fight for inclusion of Professor Nqosa Mahao’s name in the party ballot. Koro-Koro constituency is backing the nomination of Mahao for party deputy leadership position in the election race set

Kao villagers demand justice

THUSO MOSABALA KAO - Beleaguered communities of Kao have voiced their dissatisfaction over what they say is government failure to intervene in their long-standing antagonistic relations with the Botha-Bothe police. This became salient during the memorial service of Poshoane Moloi who was killed by the police on December 27, 2018, in a much-condemned down operation

Xhosa a blame for poor results in Quthing

MPHO THAA THAA QUTHING - Stakeholders have attributed the scourge of poor education which has led to a dismal failure rate in Quthing to the prevalence of Xhosa culture, which they deem as a barrier to Lesotho’s schools’ curriculum. Quthing came out the worst performer out of the country’s ten districts both in the Junior

Old debts bog down Co-op Lesotho

BILLY NTAOTE and MPHO THAA THAA With a history of a bungled liquidation process halted after audit established the Cooperative Lesotho is not insolvent, new Chief Executive Neo Theoha says the fortunes of the Cooperative continue to be stalked by a prolonged rebirth process. “An audit revealed that the cooperative was not insolvent and in fact

Bungled liquidation haunts Co-op Lesotho

BILLY NTAOTE and MPHO THAA THAA A man who led a bungled Liquidation process of Co-op Lesotho from 2000-2006 is now demanding an estimate of M1 million for ‘unpaid services’ from the ailing cooperative, which he is found at the centre of its financial distraught. Letlama Talejane, a former Commissioner of Cooperatives was appointed to