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Empowering Nurses: Oxygen Concentrators Reshape Birth Deliveries in Lesotho

27 March 2024 by Limpho Sello  Est Read Time: 7 min(s) 42 sec(s) Listen to this article: Nursing mothers from Mokhotlong attend the antenatal clinic at Mokhotlong Government Hospital in March 2024. The frozen dew crackles beneath each step as *Mareitumetse hurries along the path to the Dili-Dili Health Centre in [...]

In Lesotho, a Mother Shares the Heartbreaking Tale of Transmitting TB to Her Three Young Children

25 March 2024 by Limpho Sello  Est Read Time: 6 min(s) 43 sec(s) Listen to this article: 27-year-old Mampe Motlohi and her three children celebrate being TB-free. Photo Credit: Limpho Sello. Six-year-old Tšepiso Motlohi shyly tilts her head down, attempting to conceal the tears welling in her eyes. However, a single [...]

Chief Justice Sakoane to Rule on Villagers’ Compensation Case against Letšeng Diamonds Mine

20 March 2024 by Pascalinah Kabi  Est Read Time: 5 min(s) 11 sec(s) Listen to this article: ‘Mapontso Lematla (right) and Sephapo Moletsane (left) want the Lesotho High Court to order Letšeng Diamonds Mine to pay them for several years they worked as emergency responders. Two azure strings, meticulously twisted into [...]

Three Mokhotlong Women Indebted to Letšeng Diamonds Mine After Court Decision

19 March 2024 by Pascalinah Kabi As of today, three women from Mokhotlong who failed to appear and present their case against Letšeng Diamonds Mine are now indebted to the mine for an unspecified sum of money. This comes after Chief Justice Sakoane Sakoane granted an absolute order in favour [...]

Lesotho to Host Inaugural Mining Conference Amid Mounting Environmental Concerns and Social Tensions

18 March 2024 by Liapeng Raliengoane/Motsamai Mokotjo  As Lesotho gears up to host its inaugural Mining Indaba Khotla, there is a pressing need to confront the realities surrounding the country’s mining and environmental laws. This event, scheduled for April 25 and 26, 2024, at the ‘Manthabiseng Convention Centre in Maseru, [...]

Sex Work Decriminalisation Debate Sparks Controversy Among Stakeholders in Lesotho

11 March 2024 by Limpho Sello Est Read Time: 7 min(s) 13 sec(s) Listen to this article: Maseru sex workers wait for clients on the streets at night. Credit: The Post Newspaper. In a hall packed with traditional community leaders, civic groups, journalists, and members of the Key Affected Populations Alliance [...]