Lesotho Times

How Lesotho could abandon its army and put the money to better use

Geoffrey Thomas Harris Lesotho allocated USD$52.6 million (Maloti 698 million) to its military in 2017 – or 3.9 percent of government expenditure. This is a figure that has doubled in real terms since 2008. By...

SAPMIL must fulfil its objectives

THE Southern African Development Community (SADC)’s decision not to extend the tour of duty of its Standby Force is understandable. However, it should also be a cause of worry to all and sundry eager for...

Mosisili formally quits

…informs supporters of his decision in writing ’Marafaele Mohloboli Pakalitha Mosisili has formally quit as leader of the opposition Democratic Congress (DC) ending a long tumultuous political career. Although...

Army equipment goes missing

…two soldiers in custody as police and army investigate the theft of communications equipment Pascalinah Kabi TWO army officers are assisting the police and the army with investigations into the disappearance...

Senators demand Mokitimi’s ouster

’Marafaele Mohloboli SENATE President ’Mamonaheng Mokitimi is in the eye of the storm after five senators launched a petition for her to be relieved of her duties and be investigated on charges of abuse of...

Cop arrested for M18 million fraud

’Marafaele Mohloboli POLICE Constable (PC) Mokone Bereng of Khubetsoana in Berea and two other suspects yesterday appeared before the Maseru Magistrates’ Court on charges of defrauding the government of at...

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Botho partners LIA

Nthatuoa Koeshe BOTHO University this week signed a memorandum of understanding with the Lesotho Institute of Accountants (LIA) which will see the former offering one of the latter’s academic programmes, the Lesotho...


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