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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 [...]

Mahao Acknowledges Challenges Amidst Grossly Inflated Ramarothole Phase I Costs

6 March 2024 by Monyane Khau Energy Minister, Professor Nqosa Mahao. Lesotho is set to invest M900 million in the construction of Phase II of the Ramarothole Solar Generation Project, representing a significant reduction of M500 million compared to the M1.4 billion expenditure for Phase I, which delivered 30 MW [...]

UNICEF Report Calls for Measures to Safeguard Mental Well-being of Lesotho’s Herd-Boys

29 January 2024 by Monyane Khau  Est Read Time: 1 min(s) 44 sec(s) Listen to this article: A United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) report reveals that Covid-19 lockdowns isolated adolescent herd-boys from their families and peers, triggering mental distress within this demographic. “For herd boys, spending long periods of time alone [...]

Incomplete Abortions Continue to Dominate Hospital Admissions in Lesotho: 2022 Statistical Report

6 November 2023 by Pascalinah Kabi In a concerning revelation, a 2022 report from the Lesotho Bureau of Statistics has brought to light a troubling trend within the country’s healthcare system. According to the report, the primary cause of female hospital admissions in Lesotho is incomplete abortions. “The main reason for [...]

Lesotho Seeks to Unlock Green Energy Opportunities

12 October 2023 by Pascalinah Kabi  From left to right: National Assembly Speaker Tlohang Sekhamane, Naturals Resources Minister Mohlomi Moleko, Prime Minister Samuel Matekane and Metsi ke Bophelo Director Mashudu Ramano sit together during the opening of Water Expo in Maseru today. Credit: Ramafahla Thamae. As the number of people with [...]