MASERU-Journalists undertook their basic training for their profession and various targeted in service or life-long learning offerings which would enhance the awareness of and capacity to deal with human rights issues amongst experienced and currently serving media professionals.The training was held at Mmelesi lodge from 15th May to 17th May, organised by Transformation Resource Centre (TRC), which advocates for justice, peace and participatory development.The journalists stretched on the following issues; Human Rights, The role of national rights institutions, right based approach to journalism and the Lesotho 6th amendment to the constitution.
MASERU- The leader of White Horse party, Mohau Thakaso says his party supports the Prime Minister (PM) Tom Thabane in his efforts to intervene in the judicial system of Lesotho which saw the President of the Court of Appeal Mathealira Ramodibedi and the former Chief Justice Mahapela Lehohla battling for seniority.At a media briefing held on Tuesday last week, Thakaso said the nation had looked desperately at the Prime Minister to help the judicial system to run smoothly.He said the uproar between the duo has hobbled the operations of the courts of law in the Mountain Kingdom making the entire nation to despair and question the authenticity of the judiciary in the country.
MASERU- Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Culture (MTEC) together with the African Institute for the Environmentally Sound Management of Hazardous Waste and other waste held the workshop on Tuesday last week at Lehakoe Recreational Club. Thato Mohasoa, Principal Secretary on behalf of the Minister of Tourism, Environment and Culture, officially opened the workshop with the great pleasure towards the importance of the waste oils and batteries. Michael Wenborn, International Waste Consultant introduced that their institute was established in October 2009 and it is based in Pretoria however has 8 member countries such as Botswana, Lesotho, Mauritius, Namibia, Nigeria, Tanzania, South Africa and Zambia.
MOKHOTLONG- Last week Thursday became an early Christmas in May for Pae-l’a-itlhatsoa Roman Catholic Primary School, when Letšeng Diamonds (LD) kick started the painting of new classrooms, a kitchen and the principal’s office. Presenting her speech to the press at the painting ceremony, the Human Resource Manager of LD ‘Mamosa Matela said they are an all rounded mine that takes everything seriously. “We take our business operations seriously and we also take our capability of positively impacting every individual in Mokhotlong environment seriously,” said Matela.